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Airport Cargo Supervisor

99 Washington Ave, Albany, NY 12210, USA ● NYALB - WN, 737 Albany Shaker Road, Albany, New York, United States of America Req #1109
Friday, February 16, 2024

GAT is seeking dynamic individuals to join its team of aviation professionals.

Classification:            Full Time, Non-Exempt

Job Summary:

Supervisor positions communicate all safety policies and procedures within their operation. Supervisor directs and coordinates activities to provide a safe environment for employees while maintaining fast and efficient services. This position requires working in a fast paced environment with time constraints to meet arrival and departure goals. A professional and positive image must be consistently displayed by the employee.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Must report to work on a regular and timely basis; report directly to Manager on duty

  • Performs all functions of an agent as needed

  • Ensure employees are in compliance with uniform, appearance, and personnel protective equipment policies (safety toe shoes, shaving, uniform cleanliness, and jewelry)

  • Conduct and/or assist in shift briefings, conduct lead meetings once a week to review changes, problems, or upcoming events

  • Schedule and conduct safety meetings once a month

  • Complete monthly fire extinguisher inspection reports

  • Schedule and conduct foreign object debris (FOD) meetings once a month

  • Audit paperwork including (but not limited to) lavatory log, de-ice log,aeronautical communications log; daily shift paperwork such as shift report,

  • Participate and/or conduct disciplinary measures including counseling is documented according to company policy

  • Coordinates training with station trainer and/or manager

  • Review manpower needs for schedule changes or overtime and assign vacant shifts to new hires based on operational demands

  • Assist manager in devising action plans for problem areas such as bag deals, aircraft damage, GSE damage, FOD, and complaints; ensure appropriate revisions are placed into appropriate manuals

  • Assign special projects to team members to ensure a safe, efficient operation

  • Escort various auditing agencies in absence of management

  • Coordinate proper handling OJI's including medical attention and corporate reporting

  • Updates dash and freight airway bills during hours that cargo is closed. 


  • Must possess computer experience (6+ months) and knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel

  • Ability to navigate electronic devices (computers, fax machines, printers, timeclock, etc).

  • A proven track record in supervising a business unit.

  • Experience in operational planning and resource allocation.

  • A working knowledge of GSE maintenance issues.

  • Experience and understanding of the commercial issues in aviation.

  • Must have a High School diploma, GED

  • Must be at least 18 years of age

  • Capable of processing information in a timely manner

  • Must have and maintain a Valid Driver's License

  • Able to proficiently speak, read, and write in English

  • Basic computer literacy

  • Previous ramp or airline experience

  • Must successfully complete all training requirements and maintain certifications throughout employment

  • Must clear a FBI fingerprint background check

Physical Requirements

  • Must be physically fit to perform duties of the job including but not limited to standing, lifting, bending, pushing, and pulling for extended periods of time

  • Capable of repetitively lifting up to 70 pounds in confined spaces and repetitively

  • Must be physically fit to perform the duties of the job

  • Willing to work outside in all types of weather conditions with exposure to loud noises

Specific Working Hours

  • Must be able and flexible to work variable shifts, weekends, and holiday specific shifts to be determined

  • Must be able to work extended hours on short notice during non-routine operations

GAT Airline Ground Support, as an equal opportunity employer, makes hiring decisions based on business needs and the best-qualified candidates available and does not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis of any protected category. GAT Airline Ground Support is a drug free workplace and conducts random drug test. Employment with GAT Airline Ground Support is contingent upon a clear driving record, 10-year criminal History records check, and drug screen as required.  You must also have proof of high school or GED completion.

Other details

  • Job Family CGO
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Hiring Rate $23.50
Location on Google Maps
  • 99 Washington Ave, Albany, NY 12210, USA
  • NYALB - WN, 737 Albany Shaker Road, Albany, New York, United States of America