Become a SkyWest Ramp Agent

Ramp Agents are part of the SkyWest customer service team. Their responsibilities include: marshaling aircraft, loading/unloading and sorting freight and baggage, servicing the aircraft, assisting with pushback and towing, deicing and other duties as assigned. Our customer service agents work at airports across the country and represent SkyWest’s professional and positive image.

Recruiting Events

To receive an invitation to interview, applicants must apply online for open positions. All interviews are subject to time and location changes. Detailed information regarding the group interviews will be communicated to the applicant via email. 

If selected for an interview, applicants must arrive on time as doors will close promptly at the scheduled interview times. Applicants must also bring a copy of their current resume to the interview.

Please keep in mind that SkyWest Airlines is not responsible for any travel expenses to or from group interviews.

When completing the online application, please pay close attention to the background information, which SkyWest requires on all prospective employees. All jobs and statements must be completely accurate and any falsified information provided is means for automatic disqualification. 

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) requires SkyWest to inform all applicants that if selected for employment, applicants will be required to complete an FBI fingerprinting packet. The fingerprinting process will show any crime, regardless of whether or not it has been expunged, sealed or committed as a minor. Please disclose, in detail, any necessary information in this section of the application.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Responsible for maintaining the safety and security of the ramp at all times
  • Monitor customer safety during boarding and deplaning, and assist customers in a friendly and courteous manner 
  • Marshal aircraft on the ramp (e.g. directing, assisting and parking all arriving, departing and towed aircraft) 
  • Transfer cargo (including luggage) to other gates, other airlines and to passengers
  • Observe safe ground-handling procedures and maintenance of ground service equipment, including the performance of equipment checks 
  • Comply with all safety procedures and airline policies 
  • Responsible for courteous, prompt, accurate and careful handling of customer baggage, airfreight and company material; continuous lifting, loading/unloading, sorting and transfer of baggage, freight and company material 
  • Service aircraft as needed (e.g. aircraft lavatories, potable water, window wash, deicing and commissary items) 
  • Assist in ramp set up and storage of equipment and baggage 
  • Constantly communicate with flight crew personnel and other ground personnel 
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor and manager