Cargo Warehouse Handler – $19.05/hr. + Great Incentives!

  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • San Mateo
  • Salary: $19.05 - $20.30

Menzies Aviation

Full Job Description

Great News!

Hiring Full-Time Warehouse Cargo Handlers at San Francisco International Airport (SFO)

  • $19.05 to $20.30 per hour!
  • Free Employee Parking
  • Free Kaiser benefit for Employee + Spouse+ Children
  • Paid Training
  • Uniform provided


View our Cargo Handler video here:

All hires are required to undergo and pass security clearances, 5 years employment and educational verification, background checks, drug screen and physical test.

As a member of the Menzies Aviation Cargo Handling team, you will be responsible for receiving, storing, and distributing freight while practicing all Company’s Safety Policy inclusive of, but not limited to wearing PPE, equipment operation, safe lifting procedures, or obeying speed limits when driving company vehicles and equipment.

Key Responsibilities

  • Reads air waybill, bills of landing, or freight manifest to determine the items to be moved, gathered, or distributed
  • Conveys freight from receiving areas to storage or to other designated areas with forklift or transporter
  • Sorts and places materials or items on racks, shelves, or in bins according to predetermined sequence such as consignee or destination
  • Sorts and stores dangerous good in a proper area
  • Fill requisitions, work orders, or requests for materials, tools, or other stock items and distributes items to other locations
  • Opens bales, crates, and other containers for break down. Records counts of items received or distributed
  • Weighs and counts items for distribution within warehouse to ensure conformance to company standards and air waybill
  • Performs cargo build-up and/or breakdowns, freight to and/or from skid, pallets or ULDs
  • Ensures that work areas are clean and hazard free of loose nets, straps, etc
  • Must follow all Security procedures as required
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Possess and maintain a valid California driver’s license
  • Must be able to pass all pre-employment testing to include drug testing and a physical
  • Ability to proficiently read, write and speak English
  • Must be comfortable lifting 70lbs repetitively
  • Must be comfortable working in all weather conditions
  • Pass FBI background and obtain US Customs Seal
  • Must be available and flexible to work variable shifts including weekends and holidays
  • Prior loading and unloading of heavy products or equipment (preferred)
  • Forklift certification preferred

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to learn quickly
  • Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions and request clarification when needed
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to build relationships

Masks are required regardless of vaccination status

Pursuant to Airport Operations Bulletin 21-09-AOB,” San Francisco International Airport has mandated that all on-site personnel must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Menzies and all SFO employee of Menzies are obligated to comply with this SFO mandate.

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Pay: $19.05 – $20.30 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • Driver’s License (Required)

Work Location: One location