Full Time
March 1, 2024
Blantyre & Lilongwe
March 12, 2024

Company: Lilongwe Handling Company Limited (LIHACO)

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Lilongwe Handling Company Limited (LIHACO) is a wholly Malawi Government owned commercial entity established in 2000. The core business of the company is to provide Airport Ground Handling and Travel Services to airlines and the travelling public at Chileka and Kamuzu International Airports. The Company is inviting applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following vacant positions at Chileka and Kamuzu International Airport.

Post: Ramp Operator (LH 9) (2)
Responsible to: Ramp Supervisor
Responsible for: None
Purpose: To ensure smooth operations at the ramp.

Main Duties:

  1. Attend briefing meetings before aircraft arrival and debriefing after departure.
  2. Check and inspect GSE before use.
  3. Clean GSE before use
  4. Position loading and other equipment at aircraft
  5. Deploy guidelines and safety rails on loading and other applicable equipment.
  6. Remove loading and other equipment from aircraft.
  7. Operate in-plane loading system while at aircraft.
  8. Loading/offloading aircraft
  9. Tow non-motorized GSE to a position near and away from aircraft
  10. Collect and deliver cargo and mail from Air Cargo
  11. Collect and deliver baggage from Baggage Sorting Area to aircraft and vice versa.
  12. Collect foreign object debris (FOD)
  13. Ensure safety and security in all ramp driving operations.
  14. Report hazards and safety risks during day-to-day ramp operations

Education Qualification
Minimum of MSCE with Clean Driving License. PSV and Defensive driving will be an added advantage.

Work Experience
At least two (2) years’ driving experience.

Method of application
Applications which meet the above requirements should be submitted with a detailed up to date Curriculum Vitae (CVs) specifying qualifications, experience, certified copies of certificates, contact details and three traceable referees not later than Friday 12th March 2024 to:

The Chief Executive Officer
Lilongwe Handling Company
P.O. Box 89
Email: ceo@lihaco.net

Only shortlisted applicants will be acknowledged and invited for interviews.