Screening Officer – Victoria International Airport Job at G4S Secure Solutions Canada – in Victoria, BC

Reporting to the Service Delivery Manager, the Screening Officer is responsible for ensuring that the traveling public, their personal belongings, and the carry-on baggage and items they have with them are screened before they enter the sterile area of the airport. This will be accomplished by using metal detection equipment, X-ray equipment, and explosive detection equipment, as well as physical search techniques to search baggage, items and personal belongings.

Shifts could be part-time or full-time. As this is a unionized environment, shift assignments are bid by seniority and can be any day of the week (including Saturday, Sunday, and holidays) and starting and ending at any time during the day.

NOTE: This competition will be used to create an eligibility list of pre-screened candidates who will be required to apply for a Transport Canada Clearance and afterwards successfully complete the Screening Officer Foundations (SOF) course. Once certified, these qualified candidates will fill upcoming vacancies within the next 12 months. Detailed information will be sent to shortlisted candidates.

Role Responsibility:
Responsibilities include, but not limited to

Work as a productive team member and support and promote a positive work environment

Communicate clearly and effectively

Manage conflict

Provide excellent customer service and promote teamwork

Respond to alarms on EDT, X-ray, and other equipment

Become knowledgeable and conversant with emergency and contingency procedures

Become knowledgeable and conversant with SOPs and COPs and CATSA Directives

Establish and maintain effective communications with passengers and team members

Ensure uniform compliance

Ensure that all professional certifications and clearances are current

Other duties as required

The Ideal Candidate:
Ability to work all shifts with emphasis on overnight shifts

Bilingualism in French and English is considered an asset

Must be able to obtain a Transport Canada Security Clearance

Physical requirements include but are not limited to:
standing for long periods of time

lifting/pushing/pulling luggage and/or other items

bending, stooping, kneeling

performing surface lifts

able to wear face coverings during their shift

Ability to mentally focus and concentrate for prolonged periods of time.

Completion of High School; Some college/CEGEP/vocational is an asset

Successfully complete all CATSA assessments including SOF and OJT programs.

Must be able to obtain a valid medical certificate

Proactive team member with excellent problem-solving skills

Ability to prioritize, multi-task and work under pressure in a dynamic environment

Proven ability to take accountability for personal actions and decisions

Excellent communication, both oral and written, customer service and conflict resolution skills

Ability to demonstrate a high level of professionalism, tact, and diplomacy

Strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills

Ability to think logically and analyze information

Computer skills an asset

Knowledge of CATSA Organization, CATSA SOPs, local COPs, Transport Canada Regulations as they pertain to screening and the Aeronautics Act an asset

About the Company:
G4S Aviation, a division of G4S Secure Solutions (Canada) Ltd., provides screening services to YVR and 20 other airports throughout British Columbia and the Yukon in partnership with the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA).

G4S is an inclusive and equitable employer, encouraging applications from qualified women and men including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and Aboriginal persons.

G4S est un employeur inclusif et équitable, en encourageant les candidatures de femmes qualifiées et les hommes y compris les personnes handicapées, les membres des minorités visibles et les personnes autochtones.

About the Company

Company: G4S Secure Solutions Canada –

Company Location:  Victoria, BC

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