Airport Services Ramp Agent

Metro Area Location: Chicago   Job Code: 35183
State/Territory: US - Illinois (IL)   # of openings: 51


Are you DRIVEN by providing great customer service?

Discover the Difference You Can Make at Gate Gourmet.

This position pays $13.00 per hour and medical, dental & vision insurance are available. 401K, paid vacation & holidays.

Gate Serve, a subsidiary of Gate Gourmet in the U.S., handles airline services such as provisioning packaged food and beverage items, packing silverware, assembling soda drawers, and building liquor and beer kits. We are the world’s largest independent provider of catering and provisioning services for airlines and railroads. We serve more than 200 million meals a year to our 250-plus customers at more than 100 airport locations around the globe. 


We are now hiring for Airport Services Ramp Agents to work in our facility located at the Chicago O'Hare International airport. This position is represented by a labor Union and is covered by one or more collective bargaining agreement.

An Airport Services Ramp Agent is responsible for driving a modified golf cart on the airport ramp to provide catering services to airline customers in a timely manner. The Ramp Agent must follow all safety procedures when loading and unloading equipment into the warehouse, carts, and aircraft.


Job Specific Requirements:

  • Current driver’s license and clean driving record required.
  • Some locations may require a Customs Seal from local airport authority
  • Complete mandatory Driving Test and AOA training at the airport
  • Be Able to:
    • Work flexible hours, including weekends, holidays and overtime when mandated
    • Arrive to work on-time and in uniform
    • Pass a criminal background check and drug screen
    • Maintain a clean driving record
    • Complete paperwork
    • Communicate by radio to supervisors and dispatchers
    • Work as a member of a team
    • Lift, push, pull, move product, equipment and supplies up to fifty (50) pounds
    • Manage and deliver multiple tasks and delivering them within the assigned deadlines.
    • Regularly stands, bends, lifts and moves intermittently during shifts of 8+ hours
  • Environmental Requirements:
    • Will be exposed to utmost temperature changes and noise
    • Be able to work up to ten (10) feet in the air


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

gategroup is an equal opportunity employer committed to workforce diversity.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability status or other category protected under applicable law.

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