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    Cargo Assistant

    Emirates Airline & Group

    Dubai, UAE

    Ref. JB1685594

    Job Description

    The Position:

    The Cargo Assistant will need to perform multi-skilled tasks in order to provide a speedy and accurate service as follows:

    Perform the process of acceptance, delivery, build-up and breakdown of courier consignments. Operate equipment ( such as tow tractors / pick-up / forklift etc.) for movement of loads to and from the aircraft. Manually loading / unloading courier from the ULDs / Aircraft.

    Control teams of Porters and Equipment Operators in the handling of all cargo, courier and mail. Process all associated documentation manually and within automated systems to enable either Import or Export to be performed as instructed .

    Inspect, validate and count goods at every point of delivery, acceptance, breakdown and build-up ensuring that goods conform to relevant criteria and that they are dispatched / stored in accordance with principals requirements.

    Perform manual data capture and automated data input. This information is used to track cargo, courier and mail in addition to being the basis for assessing all charges.

    Inspect and confirm validity of all associated documentation to ensure the effective movement of all cargo, courier and mail.

    Liaise with government authorities such as Customs, Health or Police as required to ensure the effective movement of all cargo, courier and mail.

    Ensure at all times that the handling of shipments of Dangerous Goods fully comply with the current edition of the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations and are loaded in accordance with the same.


    Educated to "O" Level or equivalent with two years’ experience in air cargo operations.

    Must have a valid UAE driving license

    Must be fluent in written and spoken English, Knowledge of Arabic desirable.

    Successful completion of Basic Cargo and Dangerous Goods courses (INC, Cargo Product Knowledge and Documentation, Cargo Special Load Handling, Dangerous Goods Handling, DGR Handling Refresher)

    Knowledge of computer (Airfreight) applications desirable.

    Other information

    Airport Vehicle Driving Licence an advantage.

    Equipment operated — tow tractor, pick-up, forklift and other light vehicles used in the express handling operation.

    The job holder may require to operate a few mechanised cargo handling equipment such as ETV, TV etc., and therefore a licence to operate such equipment is preferable.

    Job Details

    Job Location:
    Dubai, United Arab Emirates
    Company Industry:
    Company Type:
    Employer (Private Sector)
    Job Role:
    Support Services
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    Preferred Candidate

    Career Level:
    Mid Career
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