JOB SUMMARY: Manages the security services and related operations provided to an assigned Aviation account including client service and problem resolution, operational effectiveness, preparation of post orders, staffing, scheduling, supervision and training.Distinguishing Characteristics: Performs a variety of management functions for assigned account; may be assigned a rank, as defined by client contract. Does not perform Security Officer Duties except on a limited, relief or emergency basis.
The functions listed describe the business purpose of this job. Specific duties or tasks may vary and be documented separately. The employee might not be required to perform all functions listed. Additional duties may be assigned, and functions may be modified, according to business necessity.
All assigned duties or tasks are deemed to be part of the essential functions, unless such duties or tasks are unrelated to the functions listed, in which case they are deemed to be other (non-essential) functions.
Employees are held accountable for successful job performance. Job performance standards may be documented separately, and may include functions, objectives, duties or tasks not specifically listed herein.
In performing functions, duties or tasks, employees are required to know and follow safe work practices, and to be aware of company policies and procedures related to job safety, including safety rules and regulations. Employees are required to notify superiors upon becoming aware of unsafe working conditions.
All functions, duties or tasks are to be carried out in an honest, ethical and professional manner, and to be performed in conformance with applicable company policies and procedures. In the event of uncertainty or lack of knowledge of company policies and procedures, employees are required to request clarification or explanations from superiors or authorized company representatives.
Serves as liaison between the Airport Authority and the Company to ensure the delivery of high quality customer service for assigned account; evaluates service quality and initiates any necessary corrective action in a timely manner. 2. Meets regularly with client representatives for status updates; addresses any actual or potential problems; provides support during client start-up; supports security planning, assessments and surveys; reviews and updates post orders. 3. Oversees, coordinates with line management, and participates in the recruitment, selection, orientation, training, development and retention of high caliber staff; acts to ensure that each staff member is treated with dignity and respect; plans, assigns, and directs work; coaches employees and carries out disciplinary actions, as necessary. 4. Maintains a positive, professional environment in full compliance with applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures; acts to ensure that staff members understand and comply with applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures.
Prepares and coordinates staffing schedules for account, in collaboration with line management as necessary; acts to ensure that scheduling is handled effectively to meet client requirements while controlling labor costs; reviews Security Officer site reports to verify post orders and client directives have been satisfactorily followed; personally inspects all posts as part the evaluation of security staff. 6. Performs tasks and duties of a similar nature and scope as required for assigned account.
MINIMUM HIRING STANDARDS
Must be at least 18 years of age.
Must have a reliable means of communication (i.e., pager or phone).
Must have a reliable means of transportation (public or private).
Must have the legal right to work in the United States.
Must have the ability to speak, read, and write English.
Must have a High School Diploma or GED. If not, must be willing to complete the GED program within six months.
Must be willing to participate in the Company’s pre-employment screening process, including drug screen and background investigation.
Must possess American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) Airport Certified Employee (ACE) designation for Security or obtain within two years of start date.
Education/Experience: Bachelor’s Degree in Security Administration or Public Administration and 5 years of responsible management experience in the industry and/or business management, or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to perform the essential functions of the job, as determined by the company. Additional relevant experience can be substituted for the required education on the basis of one calendar year of experience for one academic year of education.
Competencies (as demonstrated through experience, training, and/or testing):
If required for assigned accounts must be able to meet and continue to meet any applicable state, county and municipal licensing requirements for Security Officers.
Must be able to meet and continue to meet requirements for specific skills, certifications or authorizations specified for the assigned accounts.
Knowledge of security operations and procedures.
Knowledge of supervisory practices and procedures.
Skill in staff supervision, including assigning work and providing training and discipline.
Ability to provide positive direction and motivate performance.
Understanding of a variety of security and safety devices and controls.
Ability to track and maintain schedule assignments.
Ability to maintain professional composure when dealing with unusual circumstances.
Knowledge of business operations management and human resources administration.
Use of personal computer and spreadsheet software.
Ability to synthesize business/financial data and develop recommendations.
Planning, organizing and leadership skills.
Oral and written communications skills.
Strong customer service and service delivery orientation.
Ability to interact effectively at various social levels and across diverse cultures.
Ability to be an effective leader and member of project teams.
Ability to take initiative and achieve results.
Ability to carry out multiple assignments concurrently.
Ability to adapt to changes in the external environment and organization.
WORKING CONDITIONS (Physical/Mental Demands) With or without reasonable accommodation, requires the physical and mental capacity to perform effectively all essential functions. In addition to other demands, the demands of the job include:
Maintaining composure in dealing with authorities, executives, clients, staff, and the public, occasionally under conditions of urgency and in pressure situations.
Must undergo and meet company standards for background and reference checks, controlled substance testing, and behavioral selection survey.
Ability to handle multiple tasks concurrently.
Handling and being exposed to sensitive and confidential information.
May require regular use of vehicle and frequent travel in the performance of duties.
Regular talking and hearing.
Frequent lifting and/or moving up to 10 pounds and occasional lifting and/or moving up to 25 pounds.
Walking, reaching with hands and arms, stooping, kneeling, crouching and crawling.
Close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus.
Conducting oral presentations and group meetings.
Directing, motivating, training, coaching, and disciplining staff in a positive manner.
Reading and analyzing reports and financial data, including related computer usage.
Responding on an on-call basis to emergencies and incidents at all hours.
Securitas Aviation USA is uniquely positioned to provide world class uniformed security services for aviation services. Securitas is an expert at managing seamless, worry-free security service provider transitions. We sweat the details so our customers can relax, confident that service will continue without disruption, and all incidents will be dealt with swiftly and professionally.We have specialized know-how which is essential for providing aviation security services in major airports. Securitas has a proven track record providing security and guarding services at over 200 major airports worldwide, including Phoenix Sky Harbor and Honolulu International Airport. We are financially stable, have qualified staff on board, and will be operationally ready on day one. This allows us to bring the innovation and best business practices of a large multinational corporation, together with the customer intimacy, flexibility and responsiveness of a local firm, as well as a deep understanding of the security requirements and regulations of the TSA.