Cargo Handling Supervisor
About the Career
Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors may also assist and brief passengers on safety and emergency procedures.
On the Job you will:
- Distribute cargo in such a manner that space use is maximized
- Calculate load weights for different aircraft compartments, using charts and computer
- Direct ground crews in the loading, unloading, securing, or staging of aircraft cargo or baggage
- Accompany aircraft as a member of the flight crew to monitor and handle cargo in flight
Education and Training
Positions for Aircraft Cargo Handling Supervisors usually require a high school diploma.
Information provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor. Descriptions are based on general guidelines and industry standards and job duties may vary by employer and specific industry. Labor projections utilize data for the North Central Texas region and may vary from national statistics.