Security officer

Company Air Botswana (Pty) Ltd
Reference # SE0001
Published 09/04/2021
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Gaborone, South East, Botswana
To provide appropriate (defined) passenger/commercial aviation security and
safety, processes and procedures for the protection of civilian/commercial
aviation passengers, BP aircrafts, employees and facilities, always in
compliance with company policies, values, SOPs, national and international
regulatory requirements.

The role often supervises and control duty shifts: continuously monitor and impart day to day training of security personnel, in order to comply at all times with all relevant national and international aviation security regulations. It reflects the exceptional security and customer service skills required to ensure that passengers have a secure, safe and efficient passage within an efficient and friendly environment.

Job Functions Management,Risk Management,Safety & Security
Industries Aviation,Safety, Security & Defence
Provide operational security and safety support services and sometimes act as first-line lead for transactional operations area. Using existing systems and protocols.

Coordinate and assist law enforcement agencies in case of security emergencies like bomb threats and hijacks and ensures the aircraft is escorted to a designated isolated parking position and its subsequent search.

Ensures that there is no mixing of screened and unscreened passengers/airport personnel and if mixing does occur, all affected passengers are re-screened before being allowed to board the aircraft

Keeps the senior officers informed of all occurrences/incidents/security threats/violation of security rules on day to day basis.

Investigates Security incidents, accidents, violations/breaches and submit reports on time to Security Manager or his designate for appropriate action.

Ensures proper implementation of recommended security measures during heightened security.

Evaluates and recommends appropriate security measures for high risk flights and/or during increased threats.

Supervises hold baggage screening and protection against unauthorized access and ensures that baggage is escorted to and from the aircraft.

Complies with Quality and Safety Management policies and procedures in all activities undertaken in order to minimise unsafe incidents and accidents

Participates in all pre-tasks hazard identifications and risk assessment

Coordinates emergency response functions during an incident/accident.

Cordons off incident/accident site during aircraft emergency.

Resolves passenger complaints/queries in the mutual interest of the passenger and the airline; liaises with domestic and regional security, immigration and customs authorities where required.

Performs Customer Services Agent’s duties as and when required to support staff and expedite flight turnaround

Implements audits and ensures compliance with Customer Airlines’ safety and security programmes in conformance/compliance with IOSA standards, CAAB and destination stations’ regulatory frameworks.

Identifies cost containment measures and projects within the Security Section

Ensures that all safety and loss control standards (Safety, Health and Environmental) contained in the Corporation’s standards are adhered to.

Enforce compliance to health, safety and/or security standards in the workplace

Investigate root causes of breaches in safety and/or security standards

Carry out safety and/or security checks in the workplace

Maintains continuous improvement mindset to improve SSQS and/or risk in the own are of work and related workplace

Provide and/or Conduct On-The-Job Security trainings (Mandatory/Non-Mandatory) to enhance capabilities across the organization

Provides support to implementation of Business Change initiatives and projects to ensure successful delivery.

Tracks and reports on the risk register or control process. This includes contributing to the development and implementation of risk management policies and procedures.

Achieve full compliance with applicable rules and regulations in operations and area of work (Security and Safety)

Adheres to the SOPs and related regulations as stipulated by the regulator

Plans, Monitors and reports on own work and performance, including PDPs in line with Departmental Performance Plans

Supports the Department’s performance goals and takes corrective action where necessary to ensure the achievement of business objectives

Provide periodic and ad-hoc reports on relevant and key metrics on the Airlines Security services programme.

Education Required

•A recognized Diploma/Degree in Business Administration, Commerce, Social Sciences or equivalent plus relevant tertiary qualification in Aviation Security.

•Undergone ICAO/IATA approved Security Management Systems Course or equivalent would be an added advantage

Minimum Experience Required

•At least four years (4) post qualification experience, of which two (2) years should have been at Supervisory level in a similar role or related field.

•Knowledge of Security, Safety, Passenger and Cargo Handling as well as experience in Ground Handling Services will be an added advantage.

Job Closing Date 23/04/2021