Pre Board Screening Officer – Kingston Airport (YGK)

at GardaWorld
Location Toronto
Date Posted January 14, 2022
Category Trades & Services
Job Type Part Time


Pre Board Screening Officer - Kingston Airport (YGK)

Watch your career take flight at GardaWorld!

GardaWorld is the largest provider of aviation services for the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA), offering security screening services in 28 airports across Canada.

Our officers are tasked with protecting air travelers by screening them and their belongings, while exhibiting the highest degree of vigilance in challenging circumstances. Our officers undergo rigorous specialized training up to 180 hours, both in class and on-the-job in order to acquire CATSA Screening Officer certification.

We are currently recruiting Pre-Board Screening Officers for Kingston Airport, on a Part-Time basis.

As a Screening Officer, you:

Greet, direct and inform passengers through the screening process
Efficiently process passengers, non-passengers and their baggage prior to their entry into the secured area of the airport
Operate hi-tech screening devices (e. g., x-ray, walk-through metal detector, hand-held metal detector, full-body scanner, etc.)
Manually conduct physical searches of persons and baggage, through direct contact or in close proximity with passengers
Report and escalate incidents via pre-established communication channels

Job benefits:

Wage during the training process: $18.84/hour
Competitive employee benefit plan
Parking cost is reimbursed as a taxable benefit
Uniform is supplied
Training and career development opportunities
Unionized position (IAMAW Local 2921)

Ideal Candidates Possess:

Competence and ease with technology
Strong communication, customer service and people skills
Ability to prioritize, remain calm and multi-task under pressure in a dynamic environment
Accountability for their own actions and decisions
Alert and detail-oriented
Previous experience in the security and aviation industries is an asset

Application requirements:

Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident status

18 years of age or older

High school diploma or equivalent (GED)

No previous, non-pardoned criminal background

At least one (1) year experience in customer service

Fluency in English and French, spoken and written is an asset

Available to work and commute day and night shifts, including weekends and statutory holidays

Physical requirements include but are not limited to standing for long periods of time and lifting/pushing/pulling luggage and other heavy items (up to 22kg)

Our officers must be able to obtain a Transportation Canada Security Clearance (RAIC) and a valid medical from CATSA, in addition to successfully completing the extensive training program.

GardaWorld is an equal opportunity employer and takes pride in a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, disability or any other protected status.

All GardaWorld Security Screening Inc. employees are required to be fully vaccinated with a COVID-19 vaccine series, approved by Health Canada, as a condition of hire. Should you be the successful candidate, you will be required to comply with the GardWorld s mandatory Vaccination Policy that is in effect.

We thank all applicants for their interest in the position; however, we will communicate only with selected candidates. You can apply only once within a 6-month period.

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