Security Agent- JFK Airport

ACTS Aviation Security

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Dental insurance
Employee discount
Health insurance
Life insurance
Paid time off
Referral program
Vision insurance

Full Job Description
Join a Global Leader in Aviation Security!

Starting pay $19.00/Hour

Free Employee Only PPO Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance!

401K with company matching! Paid vacation & holidays!

ACTS-Aviation Security, Inc. has an immediate opening for Security Agents at John F Kennedy International Airport in Jamaica, NY.

Established in 2001, ACTS-Aviation Security has grown to become one of the leading providers of security solutions to the US aviation market. ACTS-Aviation Security, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of the international security company ICTS Europe and specializes in the provision of security solutions and services; primarily focused on catering, aircraft and cargo screening. With corporate offices in Chicago and Atlanta, and operational centers at more than 30 airports across the United States, ACTS provides nationwide coverage. As an ICTS Europe subsidiary, ACTS offers unmatched experience, expertise, quality and innovation. ACTS Security Agents are proud of their role in aviation security and have the opportunity for advancement – the ideal place to build a career in aviation security.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Inspects airline equipment and checks for any unauthorized items.
Screens cargo using equipment/method designated by customer and according to customer’s specifications.
Performs aircraft monitoring, passenger wanding and gate guarding according to customer’s specifications.
Observes and monitors unit activity and facility surroundings when not performing inspection/validation duties.
Performs all other duties as assigned by management.
Reports to Operations Supervisor or Operations Manager, depending on size of unit.
Activities overseen by Lead or Senior Lead, depending on size of unit.
Salary Range:

$18 per hour


High school diploma or GED


Must be a Registered Security Guard with the NY Department of State
Must be fully COVID-19 Vaccinated
New employees required to complete an FBI fingerprint check (SIDA Badge) and a confirmed 10-year background check (10 year listed; 5 year verified)
Not have been convicted of any of the listed FAA Disqualifying Crimes;.
Ability to bend, push, and lift up to 30 pounds on a regular basis in order to perform the essential functions of the job.
Must be at least 18 years old.
Hold a valid U.S. driver’s license
US Citizen

Communication Skills:
Possess written and oral communication skills in English.

Certificates, Licenses and Registrations:


Environmental Requirements:
Works non standard work hours, evenings, weekends, holidays.

Demonstrated Competencies to be Successful in the Position:

Security Mindset – take pride in keeping the skies safe and the flights secure
Trust – keeping promises and speaking the truth.
Customer Focused – the willingness to listen and the duty to act – promptly and appropriately.
Team Spirit – integrity, experience, collaboration and open communication.
Innovation – creativity, seeking new ideas, continuous improvement though anticipating change and adapting to it.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the individual(s) assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required. Management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as necessary. In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

Candidates will be required to go through pre-employment drug screen, criminal check and/or airport fingerprinting.

ACTS-Aviation Security is an equal opportunity employer committed to workforce diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability status or other category protected under applicable law.

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Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $19.00 per hour


401(k) matching
Dental insurance
Employee discount
Health insurance
Life insurance
Paid time off
Referral program
Vision insurance

10 hour shift
8 hour shift

High school or equivalent (Required)

NY Security License (Required)
Work Location: In person