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Security Officer

Vacancy Details

Salary: £9.25 / hour
Location: Aberdeen Airport
Region: Scotland
Vacancy Group: Aviation Security
Date Posted: 12/03/2020
Reference: 10405


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Providing screening and security services to ensure that passengers, staff and visitors move efficiently, safely and securely through the airport in accordance with regulations and procedures.

Fixed term positions available.  

Key Tasks /Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Conducting hand searches of cabin luggage and passengers as required

Operating high-tech security equipment such as X-Ray machines, explosive trace                        detectors and body scanners. (Depending on role)

Checking of staffID cards and passenger boarding cards in security areas.

Working in and around passenger aircraft (outdoors)

Performing aircraft interior and exterior searches

Patrolling and observation of various areas of the airport

About you:

Successful applications are expected to have:

Good attention to detail

Ability to remain calm under pressure and work to procedures

Excellent dress code and personal presentation and hygiene 

Excellent timekeeping and work ethic

Good communication skills: fluent spoken and written English

Ability to work in a team or unsupervised (including remote locations)

Flexibility with regards to working hours and able to get to the airport for a 4am morning                shift start

Eligibility Criteria:

Resided in the UK continuously for the last five years due to the nature of the security                  checks that  are required for this role

Ability to sit, stand, bend and walk for long periods of time due to the nature of the role

Colour perfect vision for viewing x-ray images. (Depending on role)

Successful applicants will be wearing personal protective equipment including safety shoes          (provided)

If you are successful in the role you will be made a conditional offer subject to pre-employment checks and successful completion of your training. Background checks will include a criminal record check, 5-year referencing history and a counter terrorism check. All of these checks need to be completed and returned to us prior to starting training. 


No previous aviation security experience is required; all training will be provided by our highly experienced in-house training department.

The training is regulated by the Civil Aviation Authority and includes classroom and practical training.

Details of the training programme can be found in the attachments below (along with the application form)

How do I apply?

To apply for the role please submit your CV and a covering letter, highlighting your relevant skills and experience, to

Equal Opportunities 

ICTS is an equal opportunities employer, we promote a working positive environment in which diversity is recognised, valued and encouraged, appreciating the multi‐cultural and diverse nature of the UK workforce and society in general. ICTS is committed to principles of fairness and mutual respect in which the concept of individual responsibility is accepted by all.

Reasonable Adjustments

ICTS is an inclusive employer and we want to see every candidate performing at their best throughout the job application process, interview process and whilst at work. Please advise us of any reasonable adjustments you might need for ICTS to support you.

We take our commitment to principles of fairness and mutual respect for people of all faiths and cultures seriously and we expect our employees to do so as well. We take firm action where any concerns are raised both internally and by our clients, customers and members of the public.

All applicants must have correct documentation enabling them to work in the UK, including a permanent NI number.

To apply, please send your CV and a covering letter, highlighting your relevant skills and experience, to

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Contact Name: Louise Cameron
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