Security and Operational Resilience, TSA Program Screening Specialist

DHL - Chicago, IL3.8

Full-time
Job Location: Chicago, IL

DHL Global Forwarding (DGF) manages the flow of goods and information across a customer's global supply chain utilizing air/ocean/ground transportation, customs brokerage services, and dedicated warehousing/distribution centers. We are part of Deutsche Post DHL, the world’s leading logistics provider with operations in over 220 countries. Visit our career site on the web at https://www.logistics.dhl/us-en/home/careers.html

Overall Role Purpose

Provide support to the DGF TSA Program through live in-person observation anytime TSA cargo is being screened to identify in real time, improper screening techniques and other instances of TSA non-compliance in order to help prevent improperly screened air cargo from being offered to air transportation

Key Activities

Conduct live, in person observation of DGF TSA cargo screening taking place at the assigned DGF Certified Cargo Screening Facility (CCSF)
Ensure that DGF Screeners adhere to all TSA cargo screening protocols/regulations
Ensure DGF Screeners use clean sample media to screen cargo and do not exceed TSA regulations regarding the number of swipes that may be applied to a given sample swab.
Ensure that DGF Screeners conduct the proper number of swipes, according to TSA regulation, using sample media
Ensure sample media is correctly inserted into the ETD machine for analysis
Ensure proper TSA “screened” stickers are affixed to screened cargo
Ensure no unscreened cargo mistakenly leaves the designated cargo screening area
Ensure that all alarms are resolved following TSA Alarm Resolution regulations
Ensure all logs are accurately executed
Ensure DGF Screeners take a fifteen (15) minute break following every sixty (60) minutes of screening
Collaborate with the Sec/OR Facility Security Coordinator (FSC) to effectuate best performance
Ensure that the FSC is notified of all alarms, problems and issues surrounding screening activity, and in and around the designated screening area
Ensure that all Tamper Evident Technology (TET) is appropriately used, stored and accounted for.
Ensure that no unauthorized personnel enter the Designated Screening Area (DSA), disrupt screeners, screening operations or cargo handling procedures in the DSA.
Ensure that no screening instructions, advice or suggestions are passed to screeners by warehouse personnel (non- screeners), that might cause them to deviate from specific issued screening instructions they have been provided.
Ensure that orderly screening procedures are being conducted by screener personnel andthat while screening activity is on-going, no personal activities (e.g. use of mobile devices) that might distract the screeners from their duties is taking place
Must successfully complete a Security Threat Assessment (STA) by TSA
Must be a US citizen
Must be able to receive IACSSP Change 6A training and demonstrate complete understanding of same
Must be able to receive CCSP training Modules 1-3 and 4-6; and successfully pass the related testing with a score of 85% or higher
Must be able to receive Explosives Trace Detection (ETD) training, to include ETD manufacture’s operating manuals, ETD safety, sampling techniques, alarm resolution procedures and records/logs requirements and successfully pass related training with a score of 85% or higher
Must be able to receive X-ray screening training and successfully pass related training with a score of 85% or higher
Must be able to successfully conduct On-the-Job Training (OJT), which includes screening a minimum of 100 pieces of aircargo correctly and recording this activity in a training log
Ensure compliance with TSA chain-of-custody methods
Ensure TSA required procedures and verification processes are followed for screened cargo

Education & Experience Requirements:
U.S. Citizenship as security clearance is required for TSA program.
High school degree is mandatory.College degree is preferable or equivalent combination of education and work experience. Criminal Justice, Business Administration or Paralegal studies are a plus.
Proficiency in English (read, write, and speak)

Skills / Qualifications

High degree of integrity
Ability to multi-task and perform under high stress conditions
Detail oriented
Excellent communication skills
Excellent analytical thinking and systematic problem solving
Basic knowledge of the security environment (risk/safety environment)
Working knowledge of IT based systems and ability to learn new software programs
Ability to work independently with little supervision

Our Vision: The Logistics Company for the World
Our Mission: Excellence. Simply Delivered.
Our Purpose: We connect people, improving their lives.
Our Values: Respect & Results
Our Goals: Employer, Provider, and Investment of Choice, Living Responsibility

DHL Global Forwarding is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

WHY JOIN our DHL team?

At DHL, you will be part of a strong team that respects its employees, society and environment.You will interact with people from all over the world and get the chance to experience the unique international spirit of DHL.We offer benefits and programs to help you manage your time at and away at work to achieve a healthy work/life balance.DHL offers highly competitive compensation, incentive, and bonus plans.

In addition, DHL offers the following:
Paid time off: Holiday, Float Holiday, Vacation, and Sick
Medical, Prescription, Dental, and Vision plans
401K plan with a match
Employee Discount plan
Tuition Assistance Plan

As the world’s leading logistics company, DHL offers a wide range of interesting job challenges and opportunities in our different divisions around the globe. Our performance management system supports us in recognizing your potential, evaluating your performance, and continuously planning the development of your career with DHL.We will always enable you to take on responsibility and encourage your growth, personally and professionally.

Work Authorization:
DHL Global Forwarding will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which visa sponsorship will be provided. Individuals who need sponsorship for work authorization, now or in the future, are not eligible for hire for this role.