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Aviation Security Officer- Full Time (US PASSPORT REQUIRED)

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Mesa, AZ 85213
Job Description

Aviation Security Officer\- Full Time \(US PASSPORT REQUIRED\)


AGS, LLC an Akima Company , specializes in compliant, innovative, and efficient detention management, health services, and records and document management services\. AGS safeguards some of the most demanding missions facing key federal agencies including the Department of Homeland Security and the U\.S\. Air Force\. We offer rewarding and challenging roles as well as competitive benefits packages and opportunity for career growth\. As an Alaska Native Corporation \(ANC\), 100% of our company’s profits go back to our 14,300 Iñupiat shareholders that have resided near and above the Arctic Circle for more than 10,000 years\. Our business helps support their way of life and contributes to the survival of a culture that has thrived in a challenging environment\.


TheAviation Security officer crew duties include, but are not limited to: searching aircraft for contraband, searching detainees for contraband, loading and unloading detainees \(including those handicapped and/or requiring special assistance\) and property onto and off of the aircraft, feeding detainees during flight and assisting in post flight cabin cleanup, identifying proper documentation, escorting to rest rooms, assisting with perimeter security when requested, restraining detainees or removing restraints, and ensuring general security and safety of all detainees and crew when on\-board the aircraft\.

+ Maintain the security of all areas by taking actions as required by appropriate procedures and checklists\.

+ Take charge of your post by securing and protecting personnel and property for which you are responsible until properly relieved\. Comply with orders and instructions given\. These responsibilities continue until relieved by proper authority\.

+ Report all violations of orders you must enforce\.

+ Give the alarm in case of disorder or emergency\.

+ Report unusual events that threaten the security of the aircraft or endangers life or property\.

+ Take reasonable counteraction to save life and property or lessen danger\. At the same time, you must maintain the security of your post and remain alert during the emergency\.

+ Maintain primary control of all detainee passengers on each aircraft

+ Conduct physical and Control in all areas of assigned responsibility\.

+ Provide for embarkation and debarkation security as required at each Port of Call\.

+ Maintain checklists and checkpoints throughout your assigned shift\.


Minimum Qualifications:

+ Must be aUS citizen\.

+ US citizens residing in the US with any visas and inoculations required to permit departure from and entry into the US and all scheduled foreign destinations;

+ Must be at least 21 years of age\.

+ Must have a H\.S\. Diploma or GED\.

+ Must be willing to work nights, weekends, and holidays\.

+ 1 year of full\-time experience as a corrections/detention officer within the United States or;

+ 1 year of full\-time law enforcement experience while employed by a United States federal, state, city or municipality law enforcement entity, or the United States Military, or

+ 3 years of non\-administrative United States military active duty plus completion of an ICE approved security training program

+ Must be able to read, speak, write, and understand the English language\.

+ Must have intermediate written English skills, including ability to prepare detailed written reports and fill out forms\. Other Requirements:

+ Must possesses a State specific Unarmed Guard License for the State of employment;

+ Must be able to pass all training and obtain all required certifications\.

+ Must be capable of lifting 50 lbs

+ All prospective new hire must be able to pass a pre\-employment physical to proceed through the hiring process\.

+ Must be able to pass a background investigation to include criminal, credit and driving record checks\.Screened pre\-employment including psychological testing, honesty and integrity validation, employment verification, criminal records checks, credit checks, driver’s license check, pre\-employment and random drug screening – all to be continuously monitored and checked on an annual basis;

+ Must be able to pass US Government background investigation for required security clearance at a minimum level DHS Suitability Check\.

+ Lautenberg Amendment to the Gun Control Act of 1968, Suitability applies\.

+ Applicants must possess a valid United States Passport\.

+ Must meet client suitability\.

+ Applicant who possess Bi\-Lingual skills in English and Spanish receive a hiring preference\.

The duties and responsibilities listed in this job description generally cover the nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position\. This is not intended to be a complete list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required\. Subject to the terms of an applicable collective bargaining agreement, the company management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as may be necessary\. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted\.

We are an equal opportunity employer\. All applicants will receive consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender or gender\-identity, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, pregnancy or parental status, or any other basis prohibited by law\.

We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities\. If you have a physical and/or mental disability and are interested in applying for employment and need special accommodations to use our website to apply for a position please contact, Recruiting Services at job\-assist@akima\.com or 571\-353\-7053\. Reasonable accommodation requests are considered on a case\-by\-case basis\.

The dedicated email and telephonic options above are reserved only for individuals with disabilities needing accessibility assistance to apply to an open position using our website\.

Please do not use the dedicated email or phone number above to inquire on the status of your job application\.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted\.

In order for our company to stay compliant with government regulations, please apply on line\. Please DO NOT email resumes or call in lieu of applying online unless you have a physical and/or mental disability and need assistance with the online application\.

Job: Security, Intelligence & Defense Analysis

Primary Location: US\-AZ\-Mesa

Shift: Variable

Req ID: AGS00902

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