Rotational Ramp Attendant

Rotational Ramp Attendant
Pickle Lake
Full-time - Rotational
14 days on/14 days off
Ground Operations
Deadline To Apply
Until Filled

Job Summary

Wasaya Airways is looking for highly motivated and safety conscious Ramp Attendants to join our team in Pickle Lake on a rotational basis. You will play a crucial role in ensuring the efficiency of our operation, and safety of our equipment, aircraft, cargo and customers in and out of our Pickle Lake base.


  • Hourly rate $ 23.44
  • Travel provided to Pickle Lake from Thunder Bay if needed.
  • Staff housing and accommodations provided.
  • Two weeks rotational shift, providing work-life balance.
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance and pension plan.

The Ramp Attendant performs aircraft loading and unloading and operates ground service equipment.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Load and unload cargo and baggage as directed by Flight Crew
  • Marshall aircraft as required.
  • Operate aircraft ground equipment and push-back aircraft as required.
  • Perform light aircraft grooming as required.
  • Assist with boarding of special needs passengers as required.
  • Maintain control of baggage and cargo according as required.
  • Configure aircraft as required.
  • Complete all necessary equipment checks, documentation and paperwork.
  • Cargo acceptance and inventory control
  • Maintain grounds as required.
  • Foster a healthy working environment and promote a positive climate within the workplace.
  • Perform and uphold Wasaya’s Customer Care Commitments to both internal and external customers
  • Any other related duties as assigned

Skills and Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent is preferred.
  • Valid class G driver’s license required
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Proven mechanical abilities.
  • Able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing.
  • Able to work well under pressure.
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Previous airline experience is an asset
  • Demonstrated ability to operate material handling equipment including forklift truck.
  • Basic mathematical skills
  • Knowledge of filling out waybills is an asset.
  • Able to work efficiently as a part of a team as well as independently.
  • Good organizational, time management and prioritizing skills
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Strong computer skills and proficient in Microsoft Office and in the use of internet and email
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Able to deal with people sensitively, tactfully, diplomatically, and professionally at all times.
  • The ability to communicate in Oji-Cree or Ojibway is an asset.
  • Experience with and/or knowledge of First Nations Organizations is an asset.

Working Conditions

  • Overtime as required.
  • Travel may be required.
  • Transportation to and from YPL (out of YQT) is provided, if needed.
  • Food and Accommodations are provided (rotational work)
  • Weekend work may be required.
  • Hazards associated with trade.
  • May be exposed to loud noise, dirt, oil, and fumes.

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to lift or move up to 70lbs.; Repetitively.
  • Manual dexterity is required.


  • The most northerly community in Ontario that is accessible year-round by road.
  • "Ontario's Last Frontier"
  • Thousands of lakes and vast forests, a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts!


If you are interested in this position, please submit your resume and cover letter to:

Human Resources
Wasaya Airways LP
201 Kelner Place
Thunder Bay, ON P7E 6V3
Fax: (807) 789-1645