Aviation Security Officer

at CAA and Avsec
Published November 2, 2023
Location Auckland, New Zealand
Category Transportation  
Job Type Full-time  
$70,084 base salary per annum


Aviation Security Officer CAA and Avsec location Auckland. $70,084 base salary per annum.

About the role. New Zealand borders are back open and we are experiencing a huge growth in travel, so now is a great time to join us as an Aviation Security Officer (ASO).

As an ASO you'll be responsible for carrying out pre-flight security screening and hold baggage screening of departing passengers and their baggage. Using a variety of equipment and processes to ensure safety within the aerodrome is not compromised. Perform mobile, foot and static patrols in assigned areas. Carrying out checks to ensure ID cards are displayed appropriately in security areas. Prevent breaches of aviation security and safety in assigned areas.

We offer a comprehensive six-week training period where you get paid to learn and come out with a NZQA Level 4 qualification. Our training is classroom based as well as on the job experience in our operation. We hope you like to travel as some of our training can be located in Christchurch as well as Auckland. We just ask that you can commit to the training period.

Why join us aviation Security Officers have a starting base-salary of $70,084 per annum (pro-rated where hours are part-time). In addition to 20 days of annual leave and 12 days sick leave per annum, our Aviation Security Officers are entitled to shift workers leave, AvSec holiday leave, excellent training and free parking and full uniform etc.

We invest in our people by supporting growth and development within the organisation. The Authority embraces diversity and is committed to providing an inclusive environment where our people feel respected, safe, and valued for their unique contribution.

About you, we are looking for people who want to contribute to keeping the skies of Aotearoa New Zealand safe and secure. Our people enjoy working on their feet in a job that has variety, and are able to communicate with people from all walks of life. You will need to be a problem solver, have good situational awareness and excellent time management skills.

This role requires shift work to meet the needs of our airports and passengers. Due to the requirements of the role those with colour vision deficiencies, recent serious injuries or criminal convictions will not be considered.

There are regular intakes for this role that we may be able to place you on, in order to work with any pre-booked leave, you may have. If you have any questions about this process, please get in touch with the recruitment advisor during the application process.

About us Aviation Security Service (AvSec) is the Government provider of aviation security in Aotearoa New Zealand, operating at our six major airports: Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, Queenstown, Dunedin and Invercargill.

As a safety regulator, the Civil Aviation Authority exists to enable safe flight for social connections, and economic benefit for New Zealand. We believe in keeping people safe and secure in the air, enabling participation in the aviation system, and making a difference to New Zealand aviation. We achieve this through regulatory oversight of the aviation industry and frontline security at our airports.

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