Job Description

Swissport International Ltd. is the leading Ground Services Provider to the aviation industry. Swissport is employing over 40,000 dedicated professionals, serving over 650 client companies at 180 stations in 38 countries on five continents. Swissport delivers unparalleled value in the areas of Ground Handling, Cargo Services, Executive Aviation, Fueling and Aircraft Maintenance. We strive to operate with the core values of People, Professionalism, and Partnership in all that we undertake. Consider being a part of an organization that has earned recognition as Air Cargo Handling Agent of the Year for consecutive years in a row and has been rewarded Ground Handling Agent of the Year and received the Cargo Africa Award for the second time in a row. Our mission is simple – “To provide the aviation industry with consistent and tailor-made solutions around the globe, for a better customer experience.”

Interested in working at the airport? Swissport’s hiring! Stop by our Job Fair to learn more about Swissport Ramp, Cargo, Cabin and Passenger Service agent positions.

We offer free medical benefits, 401k, flight benefits, paid training, Weekly Pay, growth potential & more! Hourly wages start $17.50-$18.75/hr. Join our team today!

Join the Swissport Hiring Event!

When: Thursday, July 18th
Time: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Location: SFO's Business and Career Center

If you’re interested in joining the Swissport Family, we are hiring on-site at this job fair! Were you referred by a current Swissport employee? Let us know when you apply on-line at: or call Human Resources at (650)615-9370 for more information on available positions.

Provide all necessary and required under-wing ground support services as contracted by the customer to include but not be limited to loading and unloading baggage and cargo, marshaling, water and lavatory servicing.

Marshall aircraft during arrival and departure
Unload passenger luggage and air cargo, bulk and/or containers/pallets, onto carts and/or dollies
Unload wheelchairs and child strollers and deliver to designated location
Provide special handling of luggage/cargo as required/directed
Deliver passenger luggage to claim area and unload onto conveyor system
Deliver air cargo to appropriate recipient
Drive and/or operate ground support equipment to include tow tractors, tow bars, belt loaders, container loaders, baggage tugs, water/lavatory service trucks, aircraft ground power units, aircraft air start units, air stairs, aircraft de-icing units, baggage carts, cargo dollies and passenger vans.
Collect and load mail, live animals, wheelchairs and child strollers onto aircraft
Service aircraft water and lavatories
Inspect ramp areas adjacent to gate and aircraft for debris and remove/dispose of when found.
Report all equipment malfunctions to the appropriate supervisor/manager
Comply with all federal, state, municipal, airport authority and carrier security requirements
Other duties as assigned

Previous ramp experience a plus
Valid driver's license
Good communication skills
Language skills
Must be able to work in inclement weather
Flexible to work on various shifts (days, evening, nights, weekends, and holidays)
Excellent Health & Safety awareness
Lift heavy objects that could reach 70 pounds (32 kilograms)


Exit at the front of the BART station into the International Terminal.
Walk straight ahead toward the information booth. Turn right and walk across the main hall toward the medical clinic.
The Business and Career Center is directly across from the medical clinic and the first door on the left.

Park in the International Parking Garage A.
Take the elevator to the 7th floor, take AirTrain to the International Terminal A side, one stop over.
Take the escalators down to the departures level and proceed to the medical clinc.
The Business and Career Center is directly across from the medical clinic and the first door on the left.

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