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AIRPORT SECURITY TECHNICIAN
(Regular Full-Time Non-Exempt) Starting Wage: $16.96/hr.
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The purpose of this position is to assist the Airport Security Coordinator in planning, organizing, and managing all aspects of airport security. This position performs a wide variety of security and/or operations duties. The position works both independently and supervised, and uses considerable independent judgment in dealing with difficult situations. The incumbent receives work assignments, instructions, and evaluations by the Airport Security Coordinator.
ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL FUNCTIONS & ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS
In a typical eight hour day:
Extreme Environmental Conditions
Mechanical and/or electrical hazards
Pushing / Pulling
Bending at waist
At shoulder level
Above shoulder level
Below shoulder level
Hand / Wrist Motions
20 inches or less
20 feet or more
Personal Protective Equip.
NATURE AND SCOPE:
The incumbent reports to the Airport Security Coordinator and coordinates the general security operation of the Airport with airport staff. The Airport Security Coordinator reports to the Assistant Airport Director, who reports to the Airport Director. The incumbent performs security inspections of the terminal, Secured Area, Security identification Display Area, Sterile Area, and Airport Operations Area and reports discrepancies to the Airport Security Coordinator. Weekend, holiday, and responses to unscheduled callbacks may be required as determined by the Airport Security Coordinator, Assistant Airport Director, and Airport Director. The incumbent meets regularly with the Airport Security Coordinator to review status and priority of jobs and to receive direction for special projects and tasks.
This position’s greatest challenge is functioning in a fast-paced environment with numerous interruptions where deadlines are crucial and work must be accomplished in a courteous and professional manner.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL, AND ABILITY:
Extensive knowledge of airport security regulations, facilities, safety, access, and security procedures;
Extensive knowledge of Federal, State, and local laws, regulations, ordinances, and policies and procedures relating to airport security including Transportation Security Administration Part 1542.
Ability to read, understand, interpret, and apply complex policies, rules and regulations pertaining to airport security
Formulate and implement procedures for use in the event of airport security incidents
Communicate and interact effectively with personnel at all levels within the organization
Ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions
REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
High School diploma or equivalent is required. Prior airport security experience is highly desired.
Ability to pass a rigorous background security check to obtain and maintain a Security Identification Area (SIDA) badge.
Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.
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