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Transportation Security Officer (TSO)

Atlantic City, NJ
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Company AECOM

Job Title: Transportation Security Officer (TSO)

JobID: 23339-1017029

Location: Atlantic City, NJ, 08404, USA

Description: **Business Line** Government

**Position Title** Transportation Security Officer (TSO)

United States of America - New Jersey

Atlantic City

**Job Summary**

AECOM is looking for Transportation Security Officers (TSO) to work in our Atlantic City, New Jersey location.

**PLEASE NOTE:** **This position is contingent upon contract award.**


This position performs a variety of duties related to providing security and protection of air travelers, airports and aircrafts. Specifically, you will be responsible for identifying dangerous objects in baggage, cargo, and/or on passengers; and preventing those objects from being transported onto aircraft. You are required to perform various tasks such as: wanding, pat down searches, operation of x-ray machines, lifting of baggage (up to 50 pounds), and screening and ticket review using electronic and imaging equipment. As a Transportation Security Officer, you may perform passenger screening, baggage screening or both. You are expected to perform these duties in a courteous and professional manner.

+ Provides the traveling public with the highest levels of security, customer service, and professionalism

+ Performs a variety of duties related to providing security and protection of air travelers, airports and aircrafts and various tasks such as: pat down searches, operation of x-ray machines, property searches and ticket document checking using electronic and imaging equipment

+ Continuously and effectively interact with the public, giving directions and responding to inquiries in a reasonable tone and manner

+ Stand and remain standing for periods up to three hours without sitting

+ Lift and/or assist another individual to lift (from the ground) an object weighing 50 pounds

+ Maintain focus and awareness within a stressful environment containing numerous distractions, which includes noise from alarms, machinery, people, time pressure, disruptive and disruptive passengers, and the requirement to identify and locate potentially life-threatening devices and devices intended on creating massive destruction

+ Make effective decisions in both crisis and routine situations

Perform other duties as assigned

**Other Responsibilities:**

Safety - AECOM enforces a safety culture whereby all employees have the responsibility for continuously developing and maintaining a safe work environment. As appropriate, each employee is responsible for completing all training requirements and fulfilling all self-aid/buddy aid responsibilities, participating in emergency response tasks and serving on safety committees and teams.

Quality - Quality is the foundation for the management of our business and the keystone to our goal of customer satisfaction. It is our policy to consistently provide services that meet customer expectations. Accordingly, each employee must conform to the AECOM Quality Policy and carry out job activities in compliance with applicable AECOM Quality System documents and customer contracts. Each employee must read and understand his/her Quality Management and Customer Satisfaction responsibilities.

Procedure Compliance - Each employee must read, understand and implement the general and specific operational, safety, quality and environmental requirements of all plans, procedures and policies pertaining to his/her job.

**Minimum Requirements**


+ High School Diploma, GED or equivalent; or minimum one year work experience in security work, aviation screener work, or x-ray technician work

+ Must possess excellent communication skills and the ability to represent the company in a positive and professional manner when interacting with the traveling public and stakeholders

+ Excellent visual observation and identification skills

+ Skill sufficient to operate all advanced technologies and security equipment at screening checkpoints

+ Must have the ability to attain dual function certification

+ Must be a US citizen or US National

+ Must possess excellent mental abilities (visual observation and identification, mental rotation)

+ Must possess excellent interpersonal skills (responsibility, honesty, integrity)

+ Must possess excellent work values

+ Able to work irregular hours and/or shifts including split shifts, holidays, weekends, overtime, and extended hours

+ Able to successfully complete required classroom and on-the-job training, and certification exams

+ Ability to obtain a successful background investigation including criminal and credit checks required. Credit checks that reveal any of the following will result in ineligibility for this position: 1) defaulted on $7500 or more in debt (excluding certain circumstances of bankruptcy); 2) owe any delinquent federal or state taxes; or 3) owe any past due child support payments

**Must meet the following medical standards:**

+ Distance vision correctable to 20/30 better in the best eye and 20/100 or better in the worse eye

+ Near vision correctable to 20/50 or better binocular

+ Color perception (e.g., red, green, blue, yellow, orange, purple, brown, black, white, gray) note: color filters (e.g., contact lenses) for enhancing color discrimination are prohibited

+ Hearing as measured by audiometry cannot exceed: a) an average hearing loss of 30 decibels (ANSI) at 500, 1000, 2000, and 3000Hz in each ear, b) single readings of 50 decibels at 2000 or 3000 Hz in each ear, c) single reading of 55 decibels at 4000 Hz in each ear

+ Adequate joint mobility, dexterity and range of motion, strength, and stability (to lift and move up to 50 pounds), as well as a complete medical evaluation including cardiovascular system, hypertension, etc

+ Ability to maintain focus, awareness, and work within a stressful environment which includes noise for alarms, machinery, people, distractions, and time pressure

+ Pass a Drug and Alcohol Screening and random screening

**Conditions of Continued Employment:**

+ In addition, you must successfully complete any required training at the FLETC Training Academy located in Glynco, GA or at another location determined by TSA. This will be followed with on-the-job training and a certification examination

+ Continued employment is contingent upon passing recurrent training and certification exams on a periodic basis

+ This is a non-critical sensitive National Security position that requires you to be fingerprinted, photographed, and complete appropriate security paperwork, including a TSA background Investigation for National Security Positions

**Preferred Qualifications**


**What We Offer**

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here to view the EEO Is The Law poster.


_Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM._

**_Job Category_** _Security / Force Protection_

**_Country_** _United States of America_

**_Position Status_** _Full-Time_

**_Requisition/Vacancy No._** _155024BR_


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