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What does a Ramp Agent do for Southwest Airlines?
Southwest Airlines Ramp Agents provide legendary Customer service by handling cargo and baggage service, directing and servicing aircraft and related activities on the airport ramp.
What are some of the daily duties of a Ramp Agent at Southwest Airlines? (Your duties may vary depending on the size of your work location.)
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What are the minimum requirements to be a Ramp Agent at Southwest Airlines?
***Southwest Airlines will consider your application for the SFO Ramp Agent role if you are currently a resident of the state of California***
To work at the airport, you must be able to obtain a Secured Identification Display Area (SIDA) badge. You will be required to meet all local airport requirements. For the security access, job seekers must have no conviction, guilty plea, or judgment not guilty by reason of insanity in the last 10 years for any of the following disqualifying criminal offenses, as determined by the federal Transportation Security Administration:
1 Forgery of certificates, false marking of aircraft, and other aircraft registration violations
2 Interference with air navigation
3 Improper transportation of a hazardous material
4 Aircraft piracy
5 Interference with flightcrew members or flight attendants
6 Commission of certain crimes aboard aircraft in flight
7 Carrying a weapon or explosive aboard an aircraft
8 Conveying false information and threats
9 Aircraft piracy outside the special aircraft jurisdiction of the United States
10 Lighting violations involving transporting controlled substances
11 Unlawful entry into an aircraft or airport area that serves air carriers or foreign air carriers contrary to
established security requirements
12 Destruction of an aircraft or aircraft facility
14 Assault with intent to murder
17 Kidnapping or hostage taking
19 Rape or aggravated sexual abuse
20 Unlawful possession, use, sale, distribution, or manufacture of an explosive or weapon
22 Armed robbery or felony unarmed robbery
23 Distribution of, or intent to distribute, a controlled substance
24 Felony arson
25 A felony involving a threat
26 A felony involving: Willful destruction of property; importation or manufacture of a controlled substance; burglary; theft; dishonesty, fraud, or misrepresentation; possession or distribution of stolen property; aggravated assault; bribery; or illegal possession of a controlled substance punishable by a maximum term of imprisonment of more than 1
year, or any other crime classified as a felony that the Administrator determines indicates a propensity for placing contraband aboard an aircraft in return for money
27 Violence at international airports
28 Conspiracy or attempt to commit any of the aforementioned criminal acts listed above
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