The Airport Badging Specialist is responsible for processing airport badging applications and applicants and issuing airport ID badges for, Harrisburg International Airport.
Processes personnel and paperwork for Airport ID badges in support of the Airport Security program.
Greet badging applicants, provide direction on badging or security/driver training process.
Sort, alphabetize, and file badging paperwork.
Maintain badging logs, spreadsheets, and audits.
Update computerized badging records as needed.
Takes and submits fingerprints.
Demonstrates proficiency in the use of TSA and airport computer systems, communication systems, and security/identification systems.
Monitors test taking related to airport badging or airfield driving.
Attends any and helps create training which is required by SARAA.
Performs complementary customer service functions .
Performs any other duty or assignment delegated by proper authority.
Must meet TSA requirements regarding access to sensitive security information.
Airport Operations duties as assigned, including but not limited to snow removal, inspections, notams, and construction oversight.
Education and Experience:
A high school diploma or equivalent is required. BS in Aviation preferred.
Required Licenses, Certifications and Conditions:
Must have a valid PA driver’s license with a good driving record or ability to obtain PA license within 30 days of hire date. Ability to pass a 10-year background and criminal investigation in order to be issued Airport Identification Badge.
Ability to comprehend, retain and follow oral and written instructions. Must exercise good judgment, work independently, make decisions, organize and maintain detailed information. Must effectively set priorities. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations without precedent.
Must be able to withstand the stress and rigors of administrative and operational demands related security and clerical duties. Possess the physical dexterity to stretch, reach, lift, and sit while operating equipment. May be required to sit for extended periods of time without relief.
Must be able to work for extended periods of time during periods of extended badging. May be required to work overtime hours with little notice. Must be able to multitask and prioritize handling several items sequentially or simultaneously, with above average accuracy, including answering telephones and documenting actions through computerized or handwritten logs.
Language and Communication Skills:
Must be able to read, write, and communicate effectively in the English language. Must be able to read and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, standard operating procedures, policy and procedure manuals or governmental regulations. Must be able to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of clients, customers, and the general public; Regularly communicates with supervisors, co-workers, other departments, contractors, and customers as needed.
Knowledge of basic math skills.
Computer literacy required in Windows based operating systems, Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and Outlook. Also used: airport badging software, training computers, printers.
Harrisburg International Airport (FAA Code: MDT) is a small hub, FAA Index B airport located in central Pennsylvania. Our airport features daily non-stop flights as well as one-stop flights to destinations around the world.
Our focus is to provide passengers with an altogether better travel experience. Our airport offers an option to fly closer to home without the need to travel to other major airports. Both business and leisure travelers find convenience in the location and size of our airport, reducing the stress of travel. Closer to home, altogether better.