Driver-Porter

  1. Astoria,NY
  2. Oct 13, 2017
  3. Drivers : General Drivers
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Gate Gourmet/New York/LaGuardia is hiring for a Driver-Porter job in Astoria,NY

Driver-Porter
$14.50

New York - LaGuardia Airport
Job Code:
25532

Driver/Porters Needed!

Discover the Difference You Can Make at Gate Gourmet

Free hot healthy meals daily!  Medical, dental & vision insurance available! 401K with company matching!  Paid vacation & holidays!

Gate Gourmet, a gategroup company, is the world’s largest independent provider of catering and provisioning services for the airline industry.  For the past 70 years, we have served over 250 carriers in more than 30 countries. Gate Gourmet combines culinary expertise with the highest standards of food safety and production to deliver delicious, healthy, and affordable meals to over 270 million travelers around the globe.

We are now hiring for Driver/Porters to work in our LAX airport location.  This position is represented by a labor Union and is covered by one or more collective bargaining agreements.

A Driver/Porter is responsible for loading galley and cleaning equipment onto a truck, driving the truck to various types of aircraft and loading the equipment.  Duties also include the performance of facility and airplane cabin cleaning as assigned (mop floors, remove trash, clean carts and racks, vacuum, clean cafeteria hot/cold line, clean restrooms). All activities must be accomplished according to customer guidelines and while adhering to safety regulations. The Driver/Porter interacts with the airline representatives at the aircraft, therefore must be customer service oriented.

Job Specific Requirements:

  • Current driver's license
  • Clean driving record
  • Class A CDL may be required in certain locations
  • Some locations may require a Customs Seal from local airport authority

Our Employees Must Be Able to:

  • Work the assigned schedule which may include multiple shifts, weekends and holidays
  • Work overtime when required
  • Arrive to work on-time
  • Pass a criminal background check
  • Pass a drug screen
  • Complete paperwork
  • Communicate by radio to supervisors and dispatchers
  • Follow directions
  • Work as a member of a team

Education Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED preferred

Environmental Requirements:

  • Will be exposed to extreme temperature changes and noise
  • Majority of duties performed outside in all weather conditions
  • This is a physically demanding position
  • Must be able to lift, push, pull, move product, equipment and supplies up to seventy-five (75) pounds
  • Must be able to work at heights up to 20-25 feet
  • Regularly stands, bends, lifts and moves intermittently during shifts of 8+ hours
  • Will be required to travel up to 25% of the time

Demonstrated Competencies to be Successful in the Position:

Thinking - Information search and analysis, problem resolution skills

Engaging - Understanding others, team leadership, developing people

Inspiring - Influencing and building relationships, motivating and inspiring, communicating effectively

Achieving - Delivering business results under pressure, championing performance improvement, customer focus

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the individual(s) assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required. Management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as necessary. In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

Candidates will be required to go through pre-employment drug screen, criminal check and/or airport fingerprinting.

“We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.”

Discover the Difference You Can Make at Gate Gourmet

Gate Gourmet, a gategroup company, is the world’s largest independent provider of catering and provisioning services for the airline industry. For the past 70 years, we have served over 250 carriers in more than 30 countries. Gate Gourmet combines culinary expertise with the highest standards of food safety and production to deliver delicious, healthy, and affordable meals to over 270 million travelers around the globe.

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