Airport Operations Crew Seasonal PT

Portland, Maine
Not Specified
Mar 25, 2019
Jul 24, 2019
Air Carrier
Full Time
Degree Required
High School
Manages Others?

The Airport Operations Seasonal Crew provides award winning customer service to Customers in the airport. The Seasonal Crew works, due to operational needs, on a temporary basis (maximum seven (7) months). The Crewmember checks-in and verifies Customers’ personal identification; tags, lifts, and handles Customer luggage; books, sells, and verifies flight reservations; meets and assists with flight arrivals and departures; helps prepare aircraft cabin for departure; coordinates Customer boarding and deplaning; assists Customers with special needs; and complies with any ad-hoc requests as needed. Individuals must excel at serving Customers and be comfortable speaking on a public address system, using computers and airport equipment. 


Essential Functions:  

  • Provide exceptional customer service 

  • Conduct check-in process for Customers via computer 

  • Verify Customers’ personal identification 

  • Tag, lift, and handle Customer luggage 

  • Announce flight arrivals, departures, and pre-boarding information via the public address system 

  • Communicate with our Customers to keep them constantly informed 

  • Offer ancillary products to our Customers such as “even more speed” and “even more space” 

  • Coordinate various duties with coworkers and other departments to ensure proper handling of Customers 

  • Help prepare aircraft cabin for Customer boarding and departure, which can include light cleaning of seats, seat-pockets, and floor 

  • Operation of airport equipment, e.g. customer enplaning/deplaning equipment such a Jet bridge, Turbo way, airstairs, etc. 

  • Assist Customers with special needs, e.g. Customers who need assistance in boarding 

  • Crewmembers will be required to perform and/ or rotate through all Airport Operations related functions (gate, ticket counter, etc.) 

  • Ensure and maintain a safe environment and operation 

  • Other duties as assigned 


Minimum Experience and Qualifications  

  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) Diploma 

  • At least eighteen (18) years old 

  • One (1) year customer service, volunteer experience or sales experience 

  • Strong interpersonal and listening skills 

  • Successfully complete a customer service assessment 

  • Complete fluency in written and spoken English 

  • Must be able to adhere to JetBlue Uniform Policy Manual Standards 

  • Able to travel and/or work variable hours, flexible shifts, including holidays and weekends 

  • Experience using a mouse, computer, keyboard and basic word processing, email and office applications 

  • Must be able to use handheld radios and microphones to communicate with operations and make all terminal announcements 

  • Must be able to acquire and maintain a valid Security Identification Display Area (SIDA) Badge 

  • Experience performing under pressure and within fixed time constraints 

  • Depending upon location, may need to possess and maintain a valid Driver License and a driving record that meets JetBlue Airways’ insurance standards 

  • Depending on location, may need to acquire and maintain a United States Customs Clearance 

  • Legally eligible to work in the country in which the position is located 

  • Pass a ten (10) year background check and pre-employment drug test 


Preferred Experience and Qualifications  

  • Two (2) years customer service, volunteer experience or sales experience 

  • Knowledge of customer service principles and practices strongly 

  • Experience working with various forms of payment (cash, credit cards, travelers checks, etc.) 

  • Previous airline experience 

  • Bilingual skills 


Crewmember Expectations:  

  • Regular attendance and punctuality 

  • Ability to work flexible hours including holidays/ weekends/ and overnight shifts 

  • Able to make occasional trips to other locations for training or temporary assignment 

  • Well groomed and able to maintain a professional appearance 

  • When working or traveling on JetBlue flights, and if time permits, all capable Crewmembers are asked to assist with light cleaning of the aircraft 

  • Organizational fit for the JetBlue culture, that is, exhibit the JetBlue values of Safety, Caring, Integrity, Passion, and Fun 

  • Promote JetBlue’s #1 value of safety as a Safety Ambassador, supporting JetBlue’s Safety Management System (SMS) components, Safety Policy and behavioral standards 

  • Identify safety concerns, issues, incidents or hazards that should be reported and report them whenever possible and by any means necessary including JetBlue’s confidential reporting systems (Aviation Safety Action Program (ASAP) or Safety Action Report(SAR)) 

  • Adhering to all applicable laws, regulations (FAA, OSHA, DOT, etc.) and Company policies, procedures and risk controls 

  • Upholding JetBlue’s safety performance metric goals and understanding how they relate to their duties and responsibilities 



  • Computer and other office equipment 

  • Public Address System 

  • Jet bridge and/or air stairs (Customer enplaning/deplaning equipment) 

  • Handheld radios 

  • Free-standing computer kiosks used to identify and process Customer reservations 

  • Light Emitting Diode (LED) screens and signs 


Work Environment:  

  • Airport environment 

  • Subject to weather and elevated noise levels within airports 

  • Ability to stand for an extended period of time 


Physical Effort:  

  • Moderate physical activity required by handling objects up to fifty (50) pounds frequently and/or seventy to one hundred (70-100) pounds occasionally with the assistance of other people or tools and be in a position where bending, crouching, kneeling, etc. is needed. 


Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the crewmember(s) assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of individuals in this position. may be subject to change as the needs of the organization change.

JetBlue Airways Corp. is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability status, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status or any other characteristic protected by law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. 

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