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Transportation Security Officer - Airport Security Screener

Company: Marathon TS
Location: Rochester
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description

Transportation Security Officer (TSO) - Airport Security Screener
Rochester NY Airport

Your Impact to the Mission:
Wouldn't it be great to build your career supporting our nation's first line of defense against threats to our air traffic? In this role, you will have the opportunity utilize your great customer service and critical-thinking skills while ensuring the safety of the traveling public. As a Transportation Security Officer (TSO) working alongside a team of aviation security professionals, you will be responsible for identifying dangerous objects in property and/or on passengers; and preventing those objects from being transported onto aircrafts. Additionally, the Transportation Security Officer (TSO) will be responsible for:

  • Operating various screening equipment.
  • Conducting passenger pat-downs and property searches; lifting/carrying bags (up to 50 pounds), bins and property.
  • Continuously and effectively interacting with the public by giving directions and responding to inquiries providing the traveling public with the highest levels of customer service and professionalism.
  • Providing effective decision making in both crisis and routine situations; maintain focus and awareness within a stressful distracting environment.
    Experience Needed to Be Successful:
    • No prior security experience required; all required training is provided and compensated.
    • Must possess excellent communication skills with proficiency in the English language; ability to read, write, speak and comprehend.
    • Ability to operate security equipment at screening checkpoints.
    • Attention to detail, interpersonal skills with established reliable work values.
    • Ability to successfully complete required classroom, on-the-job training, and certification exams.
    • Able to work irregular hours and/or shifts including holidays and weekends.
    • Ability to retain knowledge of Standard Operating Procedures and follow verbal and written instructions.
      Basic Qualifiers:
      • Education Requirement: High School Diploma, GED or equivalent
      • Can Additional Years of Experience Substitute for Degree? Yes. A minimum of one year of full-time work experience in security aviation screening or x-ray technician work
      • Required Certification(s): None
      • Age requirement: Must be 18 years of age
      • Work Status Required: US Citizen Minimum Clearance to Start:
        Ability to obtain a successful background investigation including criminal, medical, drug screening and credit checks. Credit checks that reveal anyone (1) of the following will result in ineligibility for this position:
        • Defaulted on $7500 or more in debt (excluding certain circumstances of bankruptcy)
        • Owe any delinquent federal or state taxes or any past due child support payments.
          Other conditions of Continued Employment:
          Individuals must meet set medical standards to be eligible for this position:

          Hearing, vision screening (20/20 corrected), color test, blood pressure, agility, and standard drug screening.

          Hourly Wage: $17.50 per hour
          Total Compensation: $23.90 per hour including hourly wage, benefits, and retirement options.

          You would be eligible for a comprehensive benefits package. Benefits are offered for employees working 30 hours per week or more and include: medical insurance, life insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, paid vacation, sick leave, paid holidays, short term disability, long term disability, flexible spending accounts, employee assistance programs, tuition reimbursement, 401k/401a plans, and an employee referral program.

          Marathon TS is committed to the development of a creative, diverse and inclusive work environment. In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at Marathon TS will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. Marathon TS does not discriminate against any person because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or any other characteristic protected by law (referred to as "protected status ").

Keywords: Marathon TS, Rochester , Transportation Security Officer - Airport Security Screener, Professions , Rochester, New York

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