Southwest Airlines hiring 500 ramp agents

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Southwest Airlines is looking to hire an additional 500 ramp agents.

Ramp agents handle cargo and baggage service, directing and servicing aircraft, and performing related activities on the airport ramp. Paid relocation assistance may be available for candidates hired from outside the company who move more than 100 miles for a ramp agent position in: Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Houston, and Baltimore.

Southwest is frequently recognized as a great place to work. Most recently: 21 consecutive years on FORTUNE's list of World's Most Admired Companies (No. 7 in 2015); ranked as the top airline employer and one of the top 20 best employers overall on Forbes' list of America's Best Employers; and named One of the Best Places to Work in 2015 by Glassdoor.

A career at Southwest Airlines comes with several perks, including travel privileges for employees and their eligible dependents. Southwest offers an competitive benefits package, including a dollar-for-dollar match in the 401(k) plan, up to 8.3 to 9.3 percent of eligible salary, as well as annual ProfitSharing payments, which, in 2014, equaled five weeks of pay toward employee retirement accounts.

Experience in a physically demanding job, with a flexible work schedule, and in an outdoor environment is great preparation for Southwest Ramp Agent positions. Interested applicants should apply now at Southwest.com/careers.