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Title:  Ground Operations Crew Blue Reserve PT

Location: 

Fort Myers, FL, US, 33913

Req ID:  47464

Position Title: Ground Operations Crew (Blue Reserve)  

 

Position Summary:  

The Ground Operations Crew - Blue Reserve workforce loads and unloads Customer bags, operates ground service equipment, which includes operation of motor vehicles, coordinates the servicing of arriving and departing aircraft, helps prepare aircraft cabin for departure, assists with ramp service duties including waste disposal and re-servicing of aircraft. The Ground Operations Crew - Blue Reserve workforce will also assist Customers when needed, and complies with any ad-hoc requests as needed. Individuals must be comfortable serving Customers and proficient in using computers. In addition, must be prepared to work outdoors under various weather related conditions. Ground Operations Crew – Blue Reserve workforce with JetBlue Airways, will be working a flexible schedule to support the ground operations. 
 

Essential Responsibilities  

  • Operate ground service equipment which includes motor vehicles, tugs, and elevated de-icing equipment 

  • Services aircraft by operating ground service equipment (Potable water truck, ground power unit, tug, aircraft pushback, lavatory truck, deicing truck, etc.) 

  • Works in a ramp environment 

  • Tags, lifts, loads and unloads Customer bags (in excess of 100 lbs) from baggage compartment of aircraft and baggage system 

  • Operates external aircraft equipment 

  • Helps prepare cabin for Customer boarding and departure, which can include cleaning of seats, seat pockets, floor, galleys and lavatories 

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

  • Guides aircraft to and from aircraft parking locations 

  • Occasionally carry a handheld radio and communicate effectively with proper radio etiquette 

  • Occasionally assist with loading and unloading mail, small packages and human remains 

  • Ensure and maintain a safe environment and operation 

  • Upon notification, be able to report to assigned base location within 2 hours 

  • Ability to master all job functions and maintain currency with job specific training in all areas  

  • 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 or sales experience   

  • Complete fluency in written and spoken English  

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

  • Must work a minimum of 300, but not exceed 1,000 hours per year 

  • Must be able to manage work hour limitations and not fall short or exceed hours over the course of a 12 month annual period (January – December).  

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

  • Able to follow safety guidelines 

  • Able to perform under pressure and within fixed time constraints 

  • Able to work in all types of weather conditions 

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

  • Must be able to give and receive verbal communication 

  • Must be able to use handheld radios and headsets to communicate with the cockpit, dispatch, and other crewmembers 

  • Maintaining a positive, good-natured attitude is essential 

  • Ability to handle 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 is needed 

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

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

  • Possess and maintain a valid Driver’s License and a driving record from the state of your primary residence that meets JetBlue Airways insurance standards 

  • Available for overnight travel (10%) 

  • 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 

  • Authorization to work in the US is required. This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship 
     

Preferred Experience and Qualifications  

  • Bilingual skills  

  • Previous airline experience   

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite 
     

Crewmember Expectations:   

  • Regular attendance and punctuality    

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

  • Upon notification, be able to report to assigned base location within: 2 hours  

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

  • Able to maintain a professional appearance  

  • Potential need to work flexible hours and be available to respond on short-notice 

  • 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 and/or security 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))   

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

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

Equipment:  

  • Computer/Electronic Tablet and other office equipment  

  • Ground service equipment 

  • Public Address System  

  • Handheld radios  

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

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

  • Light Emitting Diode (LED) screens and signs  
     

Work Environment:  

  • Airport Ramp environment; the outdoor environment may present weather variations and elevated noise levels 

  • Ability to work weekends or irregular shifts 

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

  • 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. 

JetBlue Airways is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.


Nearest Major Market: Fort Myers
Nearest Secondary Market: Cape Coral

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