Seasonal Baggage Room Technician – $23+, $3000 Bonus and housing may be available!

Salary: Hiring Range: $23 - $25 & $3000 Bonus!
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Vail Valley, CO
Publish Date: Posted December 20, 2022
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Hiring Range: $23 – $25 & $3000 Bonus! The Baggage Room Technician’s main responsibility will be resolving baggage system issues, malfunctions, and jams within the Baggage Make-up (‘Bagland’) area. Staff will be loading/unloading/positioning luggage up to 60 lbs onto the conveyor belt, and resetting the baggage system as necessary. Baggage Room Technicians will work closely with the Airports Maintenance staff. *Housing may be available. If interested in housing, please inquire during the interview process. Schedule: Schedule can vary, but generally includes 8 to 10 hour shifts between the hours of 6:30am through 8:30pm. (Full-time positions available only) Bonus: $1500 Bonus paid on January 27, 2023 & up to $1500 End of Season Bonus based on performance and attendance. Essential Functions

  • Responds to baggage tie-ups/jams
    • Load, unload, and position baggage up to 60 pounds.
    • Handles all luggage with care.
  • Works with TSA to ensure bags are aligned properly on the baggage system to limit potential jams and out-of-gauge bags.
  • Monitors baggage system and responds/resets as situation requires
  • Keeps the baggage system clean and maintains baggage areas
  • Develops and maintains beneficial relationships with airport staff, tenants, concessionaires, and airport users.
  • Observes safety and security procedures, uses equipment and materials safely and reports potentially unsafe conditions.
  • Serves the community by demonstrating Eagle County Government mission and core values and following relevant policies and procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification, or Registration:

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • 1 year physical work experience involving heavy lifting and carrying preferred.
  • 1 year airport experience is preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Must successfully pass a 10-year background criminal history records check in accordance with TSR, Part 1542 and maintain eligibility for FAA and TSA-mandated security clearance requirements.
  • Heavy lifting/carrying experience
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Experience with mechanical systems
  • Maintains a professional attitude and focus under pressure
  • Follows verbal and written instructions and procedures
  • Maintains confidentiality for security matters
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with employees, tenants, other governmental agencies and departments, the community, airport users, and the traveling public.
  • Ability to exert up to 60+ pounds of force occasionally or a negligible amount of force frequently; reaching, extending hands in any direction; handling, seizing, holding, grasping, turning or otherwise working with hand(s); fingering, picking and pinching with fingers.
  • Some heavy lifting of objects up to 70 lbs.
  • Flexibility is necessary to bend, stoop, kneel or otherwise move around while accomplishing various maintenance tasks.
  • Hear normal conversational tones and a wide variety of tones associated with equipment and emergency alerts.
  • Willing to work early mornings, nights, weekends and holidays Climb ladders and work in small, tight areas.
  • Work independently, staying alert throughout the day.

Culture & Benefits

Working in local government is one of the best career paths in the mountains. ‘Your Career will Soar with Eagle County’. Get started with us today!

  • Why is Eagle County recognized as a Best Place to Work in 2022? Culture of flexibility and support for mental health / wellness. Check out more awards here.
  • Purpose! A modern, values-driven workplace with more than 550 employees embracing a welcoming culture, supportive leaders and an organization focused on our mission: Creating a Better Eagle County for All. Learning organization focused on professional development opportunities, FREE CMC classes and Tuition reimbursement.
  • Future focused with our Strategic Plan on improving housing, climate change and more.
  • As a certified healthy workplace, our culture recognizes the importance of individual needs and enjoying life outside of work. Other perks may include flexible work arrangements, paid volunteer time, and daytime fitness classes/bike rides. Benefits for Seasonal Employees! See the details
  • Free classes at Colorado Mountain College
  • Eagle County University classes (internal trainings)
  • Tuition discount program
  • Free bus pass and more

Eagle County is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Working in a diverse, respectful and inclusive environment is essential for our employees to be successful in serving our community. We do not discriminate with regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

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