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Transportation Security Officer

Advantage SCI
Tupelo, MS
  • Expired: July 14, 2021. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description:


Position: Transportation Security Officer

Clearance Type: Public Trust

Job Description: Selected candidate will be responsible for providing security and protection of travelers across all transportation sectors in a courteous and professional manner. Duties may also extend to securing high-profile events, important figures and/or anything that includes or impacts our transportation systems. You will be on the front line supporting a TSA airport mission to secure airports, seaports, railroads, highways, and public transit systems, thus protecting our transportation infrastructure and ensuring freedom of movement for people and commerce. Transportation Security Officers (TSOs) provide security and protection of air travelers, airports and aircraft in a courteous and professional manner. This includes Operating various screening equipment and technology to identify dangerous objects in baggage, cargo and on passengers, and preventing those objects from being transported onto aircraft. Performing searches and screening, which may include physical interaction with passengers (e.g., pat-downs, search of property, etc.), conducting bag searches and lifting/carrying bags, bins, and property weighing up to 50lbs. Controlling terminal entry and exit points. Interacting with the public, giving directions and responding to inquiries. Maintaining focus and awareness while working in a stressful environment which includes noise from alarms, machinery and people, crowd distractions, time pressure, and disruptive and angry passengers, in order to preserve the professional ability to identify and locate potentially life threatening or mass destruction devices, and to make effective decisions in both crisis and routine situations. Engaging in continuous development of critical thinking skills, necessary to mitigate actual and potential security threats, by identifying, evaluating, and applying appropriate situational options and approaches. This may include application of risk-based security screening protocols that vary based on program requirements. Retaining and implementing knowledge of all applicable Standard Operating Procedures, demonstrating responsible and dependable behavior, and is open to change and adapts to new information or unexpected obstacles.
Required Experience:


Qualifications: Must be a U.S. Citizen or U.S. National and at least 18 years of age Pass a drug screening, medical evaluation, and background investigation Subject to post-employment random drug and/or alcohol testing. Must be available to work various shifts and overtime, as needed. Mandatory travel for training and occasional travel may be required The qualification requirements listed above must be met at the time of application submission. Must be proficient in English (e.g., reading, writing, speaking, comprehending); Must possess U.S. Citizenship or be a U.S. National; **Must meet and maintain medical requirements for screening work (including a medical examination and physical abilities assessment) including, but not limited to, the following:*** Must be able to efficiently and thoroughly manipulate and lift baggage, containers, and other objects subject to security processing; Must be able to repeatedly lift and carry items weighing up to 70 pounds; Must be able to maintain physical agility that would allow you to squat, bend, and lean to inspect individuals and baggage/cargo; Must be able to maintain the ability to walk up to two miles during a shift and stand for prolonged periods (e.g., 3-4 hours) of time; Must be able to maintain a measured threshold for sight: Distance vision correctable to 20/30 or better Near vision correctable to 20/40 or better Snellen binocular; Must maintain a measured threshold for hearing: Average hearing loss of 25 decibels (ANSI) at 500, 1000, 2000, and 3000 Hz in each ear. No greater than 45 decibels at 4000 and 6000 Hz in each ear; and Must be able to distinguish principle colors that will be a part of images displayed on automated screens: Color perception (e.g., red, green, blue, yellow, orange, purple, brown, black, white, gray). Note: Color filters for enhancing color discrimination are prohibited.

Advantage SCI, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

EXECUTIVE ORDER 11246 Prohibits discrimination against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, or national origin and requires affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed, and employees treated, without regard to race, sex, color, genetic information, religion, or national origin. (Enforcement Agency: U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs)


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Tupelo, MS
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Travel

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