Airport Security Screener FSD (10)

Sioux Falls, SD 57101

Posted: 10/01/2019 Position Type: Security Officer Job Number: 59775 Pay Rate: 15.94

BOS Security is currently looking for Airport Security Screeners
Also known as Transportation Security Officers-Ideal candidates will be able to maintain focus and awareness and work within a stressful environment.

Responsibilities of the Airport Security Screeners

  • Provide a variety of duties related to providing security and protection of air travelers, airports and aircraft.
  • Perform both passenger screening and baggage screening in a courteous and professional manner.
  • Continuously improve security screening processes and personal performance through training and development. 
  • Perform security screening of:
  • Persons - Screening of persons which includes tasks such as: pat-down searches, and monitoring walk-through metal detector screening equipment.
  • Property - Screening property of persons including the operation of x-ray machines to identify dangerous objects in baggage, cargo and on passengers; and preventing those objects from being transported onto aircraft.
  • Control Entry and Exit Points- Insure no person or persons property enters a control point without properly being screened first.
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned


Requirements of the Airport Security Screeners

  • Able to repeatedly lift and carry up to 70 pounds
  • Strong communication skills; Must be proficient in English (e.g., reading, writing, speaking, and listening)
  • Maintain focus and awareness and work within a stressful environment
  • Make effective decisions in both crisis and routine situations
  • Must be at least 18 years of age to be considered for initial employment
  • United States citizen
  • High school diploma, GED or equivalent
  • Pass an extensive pre-employment testing to include a computerized test, drug and medical screening, a background investigation to include a criminal check/fingerprinting and a credit check
  • Hours for this position vary, must be available to work weekends and holidays
  • Valid Driver’s license and reliable transportation

Check out this great video that TSA created to introduce you to a day in the life of a Screener to learn more about it.






Adriane Lockwood

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