Hazardous Cargo Processor

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Transport, Logistics
£2,800 to £3,100 per month
Salary Description:
�2.8k - 3.1k per month + benefits
ATA Recruitment
Job Ref:

Job Title: Flight Line Services (FLS) Hazardous Cargo Processor

Job Code: TH-HCP-2206

Reports to: FLS Manager

Who reports in to this position: No direct reports

Location: Kandahar Airfield (KAF), a secure NATO military base, Afghanistan

Working Conditions: Working conditions in Afghanistan are arduous and include heat and dust, frequently involving much physical exertion and exposure to the elements and aircraft related hazards. Operations will be of a 24 hour nature and may include routine air travel.

Qualifications, Experience and Skills:

The FLS Cargo Processor is responsible for preparing, inspecting and manifesting inbound and outbound cargo including dangerous goods (DG) for transportation by military and civilian aircraft.

Essential :

* Must be able to hold a UK Secret Clearance
* Proven record of working in Cargo Receipt and Dispatch operations including the use and operating of specialist Material Handling Equipment (MHE)
* Must be knowledgeable of, and have a background in, the training requirements of the various types of handling equipment used by the military and civil operators
* IATA Dangerous Goods trained (Cat 6)
* Fluent in English to a minimum level of 3333 in accordance with STANAG 6001


* Be familiar with NATO, ICAO and ISO terminology
* Ex-military background
* Experience of working on operations in austere remote sites or in developing nations.

Core Responsibilities and Duties

The FLS Traffic Management Services section provide qualified personnel, equipment, supervision, labor, training, tools, vehicles, safety equipment and other items/services necessary to perform the daily management and operations of a Cargo Movement Element (CME) which is responsible for planning, packaging, managing, shipping and receipt of all DoD cargo including Hazardous Materials (HAZMAT).

The Hazardous Cargo Handler's duties will include, but are not limited to :

* Performing 100% acceptance inspection of HAZMAT IAW AFMAN 24-204 (I)
* Using US provided IT Systems for shipment processing and documenting all cargo entering the Defense Transportation System
* Highlight any problems such as outsize loads that may extend turn round times.
* Preparing Transportation Control and Movement Documents (TCMD) or other shipping documents as needed for shipment
* Preparation and inspecting for damage all HAZMAT cargo presented for shipment
* completing and forwarding transportation discrepancy reports IAW DoD 4500.9-R, Part II as required
* Ensure all DoD shipments departing or returning to the United States containing Wood Packaging Material (WPM) must be treated for compliance IAW IPPC International Standards for Phytosanitary Measures (ISPM) Number 15.
* Process, assist and remain available for Joint Inspection of ULN processed Hazardous cargo
* Loading/unloading trucks, SEAVANS, MILVANS, containers
* Building 463L cargo pallets as required
* Properly maintaining disposition and traffic management documentation.
* Receive cargo for the base, tenant or Contractor organizations. IAW AFI 24-203 and DODM 4140.01.V5
* Cargo must be verified, off-loaded, cargo inspected, special materiel identified and segregated (once segregated the physical materiel and documentation will be worked together), in- checked in transportation systems, materiel inspected, processed in materiel management system of record and moved to appropriate holding locations.
* Participate in the manageme

Contact Details:
ATA Recruitment
Tel: 0845 880 8119
Contact: Timothy Hughes

You may return to your current search results by clicking here.


This website uses cookies. Read our cookie policy for more information. By continuing to browse this site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

Latest Job Listings