United Airlines Transportation Driver (Helper) in Newark, New Jersey
Be the driving force behind United’s catering excellence
Would you enjoy delivering food and beverages to our large aircraft? Do you prefer a highly physical job in a diverse and dynamic environment? Does being on the go every day make you happy? This opportunity with United Airlines could be right for you. We’re looking for a Part-Time Transportation Driver (Helper) to join our Catering Operations team in Newark, NJ.
Our Transportation Driver (Helpers) are a critical part of our day-to-day operations. They are responsible for loading food and beverage carts from our kitchen, driving and delivering products to various gates and restocking our planes. Your efforts will be instrumental in ensuring that all flights leave on time with the items needed to make our passengers’ journeys enjoyable.
Can you deliver excellence every day in a safe, efficient manner?
Safety is our top priority and we work hard to protect each other every day.
Working here is all about teamwork and attitude. You’ll find we move quickly and pull together to deliver for our passengers, every day.
Leveraging your physical fitness, you will perform various strenuous tasks, including lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling heavy loads up to 60 lbs.
Our facility includes both our warehouse and kitchens and is located near the airport.
You must be able to work in a climate-controlled area that reaches a minimum of 35 degrees. We provide insulated clothing to keep you comfortable, as well as hairnets and guards for facial hair to ensure a sanitary environment.
Many routes to success
We offer excellent training and strong leadership support to ensure you’re set up for success.
We offer excellent opportunities to grow and challenge yourself, and ultimately, advance within your area or to different departments within catering operations.
After 12 months, you will have the opportunity to consider working in various areas throughout our company.
Flexibility and dependability are essential
Based on seniority, you will be assigned an initial schedule designed to meet our needs at the airport.
We operate 24 hours a day, so you must be available for day and night shifts, plus weekends and holidays.
You will be required to work mandatory overtime, when necessary.
Punctuality and reliability are essential – we’ve got flight schedules to meet!
The rewards for your strong work ethic
Starting pay of $13.21 per hour, with an eventual increase to $14.86 per hour ( pending certification )
Transition to Transportation Driver upon certification
Great benefits, including several plan options
401(k) and profit sharing
Flight privileges from day one : you and your family can fly anywhere in the world on stand-by
Time off: you’ll always have two days off in a row and can earn vacation days based on length of service
Perfect attendance incentives
A meal and free parking
A few additional requirements
Minimum of 18 years of age
High school diploma or GED
Basic math skills and attention to detail
Ability to read and interpret paperwork required to complete daily tasks
Ability to use a two-way radio
Valid U.S. state-issued driver’s license and clean driving record (CDL preferred)
The physical strength to lift, carry, push and pull up to 60 pounds, as well as be on your feet for an extended period of time
Ability to withstand heights as high as 20+ feet
Must pass a background check and drug screen
Legal authorization to work in the United States without sponsorship
Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT
Division: 67 Catering Operations
Function: Food Services - Line
Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled