Airline ticket and service agents (NOC 6523)

The following characteristics concern the occupation of
Airline Cargo Agents (6523.3)

Definition

Airline cargo agents arrange for cargo shipments and provide related customer services.

Note: The codes in brackets and under the Aptitudes heading are for career development specialists. Under the Interests heading, the code is in upper or lower case letters depending on the degree of importance.

Interests

Methodical (M)

Methodical persons like to have clear rules and organized methods to guide their activities. They prefer working under the direction or supervision of others according to given instructions, or to be guided by established policies and procedures. Methodical persons like to work on one thing until it is completed. They enjoy following a set routine and prefer work that is free from the unexpected.

Objective (O)

Objective persons enjoy working with tools, equipment, instruments and machinery. They like to repair and/or fabricate things from various materials according to specifications and using established techniques. Objective persons are interested in finding out how things operate and how they are built.

Social (s)

Social persons like dealing with people. They enjoy caring for and assisting others in identifying their needs and solving their concerns. Social persons like working and co-operating with others. They prefer to be involved in work that requires interpersonal contact.

Physical activities

Near vision (V2)

Work activities are performed near the worker. The scope of the visual field is broader than in Close visual acuity (1).

Not relevant (C0)

Colour discrimination is not relevant in the performance of the work.

Limited (H1)

Hearing is limited to short and/or infrequent verbal interactions in order to perform the work.

Sitting, standing, walking (B3)

This level involves work activities in combinations and varying degrees of Sitting (1) and Standing and/or walking (2).

Upper limb co-ordination (L1)

Work activities involve co-ordination of upper limbs.

Medium (S3)

Work activities involve handling loads between 10 kg and 20 kg.

Aptitudes

G V N S P Q K F M
3 3 3 4 4 2 4 4 4

Data, people, things

Computing (D4)

Performing arithmetical operations and reporting on, and/or carrying out prescribed action in relation to them; does not include counting.

Speaking - Signalling (P6)

Talking with and/or signalling people to convey or exchange information; giving assignments and/or directions to helpers.

Handling (C7)

Using the body, hand tools and/or special devices to work, move or carry objects or materials. The attainment of standards or the selection of appropriate tool, object or material is not significant.

Environmental conditions

Regulated inside climate (L1)

A normal controlled environment such as an office, hospital or school.