City of San AntonioSan Antonio 78216
Full Time
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Airport Security Officer

City of San Antonio
Full Time 30 or more per week 9800 Airport Blvd, San Antonio, TX 78216, United States Apply before 9/27/2023 11:59


Under immediate supervision, is responsible for performing patrol and security work at a City facility or related area. Working conditions are in a large building complex or airport environment with occasional exposure to hostile people and emergency situations. Exercises no supervision.
Work Location
San Antonio International Airport, 9623 W. Terminal Drive San Antonio TX, 78216

Work Hours
6:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Sunday - Wednesday

Essential Job Functions
  • Patrols assigned areas to eliminate or report fire hazards, deter thefts, vandals, or violence. 
  • Takes necessary action to detain or prevent entry by unauthorized persons. 
  • Checks buildings, facilities and equipment fixtures and as necessary reports on conditions by often touring, moving about and observing. 
  • Monitors and maintains station at entry/exit point to City activities. 
  • Provides information and directions to customers and the general public. 
  • Maintains activity logs using office equipment and communicates or dispatches through the use of a two-way radio. 
  • Meets daily goals set by the department.
  • Performs related duties and fulfills responsibilities as required. 
Job Requirements
  • High school diploma or GED equivalent (recognized by the Texas Education Agency or a regional accrediting agency).
  • One (1) year experience as a Security Guard or security related experience.
  • Valid Class 'C' Texas Driver's License.
  • Must pass a Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Security Threat Assessment clearance upon employment.
  • Must maintain federally mandated security clearance required to work at an airport at all times.
  • Applicants for this position must pass a Criminal Justice Information Systems (CJIS) fingerprint-based background check and maintain CJIS eligibility. Due to CJIS requirements related to system access, the following will result in being disqualified for this position: Felony Convictions, Felony Deferred Adjudication, Class A & B Misdemeanor Deferred Adjudication, Class B Misdemeanor Convictions, an Open Arrest for Any Criminal Offense (Felony or Misdemeanor), and Family Violence Convictions.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Demonstrate an ability to responsibly handle sensitive and confidential information and situations, and adhere to applicable laws, statutes, and policies related to access, maintenance and dissemination of information.
  • Minimum one (1) year of security and customer service experience in dealing with public in person.
  • Knowledge of, or the ability to rapidly assimilate information related to State and Federal regulations, legislation, guidelines, policies and procedures.; 
  • Must demonstrate an ability to exercise poise, tact, diplomacy and an ability to establish and maintain a positive and professional working relationship with internal and external customers. 
  • Must be organized, flexible, and able to effectively prioritize in a multi-demand and constant changing environment.
  • Ability to meet multiple and sometimes conflicting deadlines without sacrificing accuracy, timeliness or professionalism.
Applicant Information
  • If selected for this position, official transcripts, diplomas, certifications and licenses must be submitted at the time of processing.  Unofficial transcripts and copies of other relevant documents may be attached to the application for consideration in advance.
  • Please be advised that if selected for this position, information regarding employment history as it relates to the qualifications of the position will be needed for employment verification. Applicants claiming military service to meet the experience requirement for this position may attach a DD214 to the application.
  • Unless otherwise stated, applicants are permitted to substitute two years of related full-time experience for one year of higher education or one year of related higher education for two years of experience in order to meet the minimum requirements of the job. One year of full-time experience is defined as 30 or more hours worked per week for 12 months.  One year of higher education is defined as 30 credit hours completed at an accredited college or university.
  • Applicants selected for employment with the City of San Antonio in this position must receive satisfactory results from pre-employment drug testing and background checks.  If required for the position, a physical, motor vehicle record evaluation, and additional background checks may be conducted.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Knowledge of applicable security guard orders, requirements, instructions, and procedures. 
  • Knowledge of First Aide, safety rules, procedures, and practices. 
  • Knowledge of crowd control techniques and procedures. 
  • Knowledge of emergency procedures and methods. 
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively. 
  • Ability to act quickly and calmly in emergency situations. 
  • Ability to establish and maintain good public relations. 
  • Ability to perform all physical requirements of the position, with or without accommodations.