Anchorage, Alaska

Pegasus Aviation Services, LLC, an Akima Company, is headquartered at Anchorage Int'l Airport in Alaska, the preeminent International Cargo crossroad for Transpacific Freighter activity. Pegasus serves the global aviation industry Domestic and International Passenger and Freighter Airlines and has an established reputation for quality aviation services. Our personnel enjoy competitive benefits packages and challenging roles in work environments committed to safety, diversity and opportunity for career growth. As an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), 100% of our company's profits go back to our more than 14,000 Iñupiat shareholders that have resided near and above the Arctic Circle for more than 10,000 years. Our business helps support their way of life and contributes to the survival of a culture that has thrived in a challenging environment.

Job Summary:

Cargo Logistics Agents perform a variety of warehousing duties which require an understanding of the establishment's bonding and storage plan. Work involves most of the following: verifying materials (or merchandise) against receiving documents, noting and reporting discrepancies and obvious damages, routing materials to prescribed storage locations, storing, stacking, or palletizing materials in accordance with prescribed storage methods, rearranging and taking inventory of stored materials, examining stored materials and reporting deterioration and damage, removing material from storage and preparing it for shipment. This worker may operate forklifts, hand or power trucks in performing warehousing duties. The Forklift Operator operates a manually controlled diesel, electric, or liquid propane gas powered forklift to transport goods and materials of all kinds about a warehouse, or other establishment. The CLA will also be required to run freight and mail to and from the aircraft, the post office, and the warehouse facility. Loading and unloading of cargo on a daily basis is to be expected.

The CLA position is a support services position whose work routine is established and follows a set of procedures. It generally functions under supervisory direction or guidance of the Director, Passenger and Cargo Services.

Responsibilities:
  • Arranges transport of goods with shipping or freight companies.
  • Notifies consignees, passengers, or customers of the arrival of freight, and arrange for delivery.
  • Advises clients on transportation and payment methods.
  • Prepares manifests showing, mail, freight weights, and transmits data to destinations.
  • Determines methods of shipment, and prepares bills of lading, invoices, and other shipping documents.
  • Understand and be proficient in hazardous material handling and shipping requirements.
  • Checks import/export documentation to determine cargo contents, and classify goods into different fees and tariff groups.
  • Estimates freight or postal rates, and records shipment costs and weights.
  • Retrieves stored items and trace lost shipments as necessary.
  • Manage files and records accordingly for each airline or customer.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Demonstrated high level of expertise in Windows based computer programs, i.e. Excel, Word.
  • Previous customer service experience.
  • Be at least 18 years of age.
  • M ust be w i lli ng t o w o r k i n i nc l ement w e a t h e r.
  • A b ili t y t o l i f t 50 p o u n d s c o m f o rt a bl y.
  • Must have knowledge of principles and methods for moving goods by air, including the relative costs and benefits.
  • Must have knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Must have the ability to speak to others to convey information effectively in order to make sure that the cargo is handled properly.
  • Time management skills.
  • Friendly and outgoing personality.
  • Customer and team oriented.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or show proof of right to work in the U.S.
  • High School graduate or GED.
  • Possess a valid Driver's License.
  • Ability to work under stressful situations and tight time constraints.
  • Self-motivated, team player.
  • Required to work nights, weekends, holidays, and varying schedules.
  • Successfully complete a background investigation, including FBI fingerprints, criminal history and pre-employment drug test.


You must be able to meet all health requirements, including but not limited to, current and future vaccination requirements for infectious diseases such as COVID-19.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Prior cargo agent experience.


Background position skill ranking areas:

Language Skills:
  • Read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Speak effectively one-to-one and before groups of customers or employees of the organization.


Math skills:
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.


Reasoning Abilities:
  • Apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram form.
  • Deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.


Physical Demands: moderate.

The CLA on occasion may lift or move with help up to 200 pounds, and/or more frequently lift or move 70 to 100 pounds, and constantly lift or move up to 50 pounds the CLA is regularly required to use hands, talk, hear, bend, stoop, kneel, and is frequently required to stand, walk. The CLA may be required to climb, sit, and balance.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to focus.

The CLA is usually working outside and is exposed to all types of weather conditions with a seasonal range of temperatures which include rain, snow, wind and extreme temperatures.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but can vary dramatically depending on location and time of day. Occasionally high noise levels where hearing protection is required and provided.

Fair Labor Standards Act Status: Nonexempt or hourly

The above is not intended to list all possible essential functions or requirements as they are subject to change. The employer reserves the right to revise or change this description. This description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment. All employees are expected to work varying hours of compensated overtime to accomplish various duties. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each of the above essential duties and meet the physical demands. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to meet these conditions.

We are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender or gender-identity, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, pregnancy or parental status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

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Anchorage, Alaska

Akima supports a diverse portfolio of operating companies with one strategic goal: enabling superior outcomes for our customers’ missions.  Together with its operating companies, Akima represents an uncommonly broad array of specialized talents, technologies, domain expertise, and proven program success at some of the most visible and demanding implementations across all of government and industry.

 

Akima is an enterprise with 30 years of federal contracting experience and over 7,500 employees supporting more than 14,300 Iñupiat shareholders in the NANA region of Alaska.  Akima provides the backbone infrastructure to support more than 40 socio-economically disadvantaged small businesses (SDBs) with mature business processes and shared back-office support services normally only found in a Fortune 500 defense contractor.

 

We leverage this infrastructure and the shared experiences of our operating companies to bring world-class solutions to U.S. Department of Defense, intelligence community, and civilian organizations in 46 states and 12 countries.

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