Embarking on a career opportunity as a Security Officer at Cornwall Airport Newquay promises an exciting and dynamic work experience. The role not only involves safeguarding the airport and its passengers but also contributes to maintaining the highest levels of safety and security in the aviation industry.
As Security Officer you’ll be an integral part of a dedicated and motivated team in a fast-paced environment. Cornwall Airport Newquay’s commitment to excellence and security measures will be brought to life this summer as we invest in state-of-the art security equipment – transforming the passenger experience and keeping up with other UK airports. There will be opportunities to train in the latest technologies, offering a chance to develop valuable skills and expertise in the field.
The role involves working three days on, three days off rota pattern – helping to achieve a healthy work / life balance.
Main Purpose of the Role
Maintenance of a secure environment for airport activities using observation, aids, external equipment and assisting with the maintenance and establishment of security standards.
Main Duties and Responsibilities
To screen passengers and baggage in accordance with the laid down procedures
To search baggage as required
To carry out X-ray duties
To carry out mobile patrols
To screen airport personnel in accordance with laid down procedures
To produce written reports as required in accordance with local procedures
To maintain the cleanliness of the terminal
To assist the On Call Senior Manager with Airport/Airline emergency procedures as published in the relevant manuals.
To assist the Airside Manager with any Hold Baggage Reconciliation functions as required.
Experience in dealing with the public, in a customer service related position
Good basic education standards to GCSE level, especially English and Maths
Extremely well presented and of smart appearance
Good oral skills
Ability to remain calm and methodical in stressful situations
Basic IT knowledge
Able to work as part of a team under direction, following strict procedures
Our offer to you
Salary: £11,934 - £23,870
Working Hours: Part time 21 hours per week, Full time 42 hours per week.
Shift patterns 3 days on 3 days off
Location: Cornwall Airport, Newquay
Working with us you will have an employee benefits package that includes:
• Company Pension Scheme
• Free onsite parking
• Discount in the Café in the Terminal building
• Holiday starting at 28 days and increasing to 33 days with service including bank holidays
• An employee discount scheme and wellbeing events
• Cycle to Work scheme
We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of all our service users, clients and customers. This role is subject to a basic DBS check. If the role is working with vulnerable individuals and/or children and young people, you will be asked to complete a relevant DBS check to be successfully appointed to the role.
It’s really easy to apply for our roles – simply follow the link below to create a candidate profile, answer the screening questions and upload a CV.
Apply before 22 February 2024