Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors

Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors

Supervise and coordinate the activities of ground crew in the loading, unloading, securing, and staging of aircraft cargo or baggage. May determine the quantity and orientation of cargo and compute aircraft center of gravity. May accompany aircraft as member of flight crew and monitor and handle cargo in flight, and assist and brief passengers on safety and emergency procedures. Includes loadmasters.

Key Competencies * Integrity * Self Control * Dependability * Attention to Detail * Leadership * Cooperation * Adaptability/Flexibility * Stress Tolerance * Concern for Others * Independence

Representative Tasks * Calculate load weights for different aircraft compartments, using charts and computers. * Direct ground crews in the loading, unloading, securing, or staging of aircraft cargo or baggage. * Determine the quantity and orientation of cargo, and compute an aircraft's center of gravity.


Transportation & Warehousing,

Job Family Transportation and Material Moving

Sample Job Titles Air Cargo Ground Crew Supervisor, Air Cargo Ground Operations Supervisor, Air Cargo Specialist, Air Cargo Specialist Supervisor, Aircraft Loadmaster, Airfreight Loading Supervisor, Airfreight Operations Agent, Airport Operations Supervisor, Airport Ramp Supervisor, Baggage Handling Supervisor, Cargo Service Lead, Cargo Service Supervisor, Cargo Services Coordinator, Cargo Services Instructor, Cargo Supervisor, Equipment Service Lead, Ground Crew Supervisor, Ground Operations Supervisor, Helicopter Loadmaster, Line Service Supervisor (LSS), Loadmaster, Operations Manager, Operations Supervisor, Ramp and Cargo Supervisor, Ramp Boss, Ramp Lead, Ramp Service Employee, Ramp Supervisor, Sort Operations Supervisor, Station Loadmaster, Transportation Agent.