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ACTS-Aviation Security Inc. has an immediate opening for a Cargo Screening Agent at the JFK International in Jamaica, New York ..
Established in 2001, ACTS-Aviation Security has grown to become one of the leading providers of security solutions to the US aviation market. ACTS-Aviation Security, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of the international security company ICTS Europe and specializes in the provision of security solutions and services; primarily focused on catering, aircraft and cargo screening. With corporate offices in Chicago and Atlanta, and operational centers at more than 30 airports across the United States, ACTS provides nationwide coverage. As an ICTS Europe subsidiary, ACTS offers unmatched experience, expertise, quality and innovation. ACTS Security Agents are proud of their role in aviation security and have the opportunity for advancement – the ideal place to build a career in aviation security.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Understand all TSA Regulated Material for Cargo Screening.
Pass all Initial and Annual TSA Required Training and Testing for the use of Physical Screening, Advanced Technology X-Ray and Explosives Trace Detection.
Understand and effectively communicate all requirements on how Cargo is Accepted and Screened.
Demonstrate effectively all relevant Cargo Screening Procedures.
Efficiently complete all required reporting requirements.
Effectively communicate Procedures with Relevant Regulatory Agencies and as part of regular audits.
Effectively communicate with relevant Management and Security Personnel in resolving issues in Cargo Screening.
Performs all other duties as assigned by management.
Reports to Operations Supervisor or Operations Manager, depending on size of unit.
Activities overseen by Lead or Senior Lead, depending on size of unit.
$16.10 per hour
High school diploma or GED
New employees required to complete an FBI fingerprint check (SIDA Badge) and a confirmed 10-year background check (10 year listed; 5 year verified)
Not have been convicted of any of the listed FAA Disqualifying Crimes;.
Ability to bend, push, and lift up to 30 pounds on a regular basis in order to perform the essential functions of the job.
Must be at least 18 years old.
Hold a valid U.S. driver’s license
US Citizenship required for certain services.
Registered Security Guard with NY State
Possess written and oral communication skills in English.
Certificates, Licenses and Registrations:
Must be a registered security guard with the NY Department of State
Works non standard work hours, evenings, weekends, holidays.
Demonstrated Competencies to be Successful in the Position:
Security Mindset – take pride in keeping the skies safe and the flights secure
Trust - keeping promises and speaking the truth.
Customer Focused - the willingness to listen and the duty to act – promptly and appropriately.
Team Spirit - integrity, experience, collaboration and open communication.
Innovation – creativity, seeking new ideas, continuous improvement though anticipating change and adapting to it.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the individual(s) assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required. Management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as necessary. In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.
Candidates will be required to go through pre-employment drug screen, criminal check and/or airport fingerprinting.
ACTS-Aviation Security is an equal opportunity employer committed to workforce diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability status or other category protected under applicable law.
For further information regarding Equal Employment Opportunity copy and paste the following URL into your web browser: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf.
Preferred : Military, Security, Airline experience
High School or better
Licenses & Certifications
Drivers - Non CDL
Team Player: Works well as a member of a group
Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well
Flexibility: Inspired to perform well when granted the ability to set your own schedule and goals
Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)