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Aviation Security Officer (Airfield)
Job ID #: 1480 Employment Type: Part-Time Temporary
Location: Manchester Minimum Salary: £9,967.57 inclusive of 17.5% shift allowance
Functional Area: Security Maximum Salary: £11,075.06 inclusive of 17.5% shift allowance
Duration: 12 months- until September 2018
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We are the country’s largest UK-owner airport operator, and a business that is brilliant at what it does. This is your opportunity to join this exciting and ambitious business, at a time of growth. Are you a people person with a passion for delivering great service? Fancy a rewarding career ensuring the safety of our customers and staff as they travel through the Airport?

Working alongside our service partners you will play a key role, in assisting this service and ensuring smooth running of this operation. In this exciting, varied role you will be involved in:

-Carrying out checks on employees and airport workers, such as frisk checks and baggage screening.

-Operating equipment such as X-Ray machines, metal detectors, swabs. (Including acting as a member of mobile x-ray team.)

-To carry out searches for aviation security purposes on; aircrafts, buildings, vehicles, persons detained by HM Immigration, and their visitors. You will also be required to make appropriate records of articles confiscated during the course of search.

-Ensuring compliance with UK NASP Directives, DfT requirements and service delivery standards and security procedures.

-Patrolling the airfield and runway (by vehicle or by foot), reporting any suspicious activity, or damage to the perimeter to the Security Management Team. Also prevent any unauthorised access, trespass and intrusion onto airport property.

- To assist in emergency situations, such as evacuations, investigating fire alarms etc.

- To enforce the airport bylaws

 -Verifying staff ID cards and ensuring staff are operating in accordance to clearance zones.

-Refusing entry to unauthorised persons and taking reporting action where necessary.

-Exit at Security Control posts and at other such places, where it is deemed necessary for egress to be monitored in accordance with UK NASP Directives, DfT requirements, service delivery standards and performance targets set by the Airfield Security Manager and Team Manager.

-To monitor, control and direct persons and vehicles ensuring that clear and concise information, guidance and where necessary instruction is provided to the public, airport workers and any other person.

Must be level 1 security trained, if not already this training will be provided. This is a 3 week full-time course, which is paid accordingly.  

You will have colour perfect vision and have lived in the UK for the past 3 years (required for high security clearance.)

A Full UK Driving Licence is essential, as driving will be involved.

You will be able remain alert and vigilant, whilst maintaining a polite, courteous and friendly manner towards the public, airport workers, control authorities and security colleagues.

You will keep up to date with new procedures and security/airfield developments.

You will be a consistent high performer, with an excellent attendance record and proven flexibility.

You will be required to sit an X-Ray assessment as part of the interview process, where a 75% pass mark needs to be reached. 

We have a number of positions available all part time, working 20 hours per week.

12 month fixed term contract until September 2018.

Core shift pattern: either regular early shifts (5am-11am) or regular late shifts (4pm-9pm.) 
Advert will close once sufficient applications have been received


- Colleague bonus scheme

- Free staff and holiday parking

- M.A.G reward scheme – with discounts from a range of online and high street retailers

- Childcare voucher scheme

- Full training

- Uniform

- Contributory pension scheme

- Employee Assistance Programme

- Tram and Rail discounts

- Tax Free Airport Shopping (Airside pass holders only)

- Career development opportunities, with structured development plans

- Ongoing training  

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