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City of Colorado Springs Airport Security Specialist in Colorado Springs, Colorado

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Airport Security Specialist

In this position, you will ensure compliance with all TSA (Transportation Security Administration) regulations pertaining to airport security. You will also maintain and supervise all badging operations and recordkeeping.

Essential Job Functions - the basic job duties an employee must be able to perform:

  • Process fingerprint records; review background investigations; maintain appropriate sensitive and/or restrictive records; maintain and organize confidential information
  • Update and write security amendments and security plan; review existing and new security directives; ensure compliance with federal regulations; and maintain various security department accreditations and programs
  • Coordinate with TSA to process sensitive security information; disseminate information to air carriers and airport; and maintain and gather information for audits and inspections
  • Conduct security training for airport personnel and tenants
  • Serve as liaison with airport management, airline managers, TSA personnel, airport tenants, and various CSPD (Colorado Springs Police Department) divisions
  • Serve as an Airport Security Coordinator (ASC) for the Airport
  • Supervise badging staff; ensure effective customer service We are looking for candidates who demonstrate:

  • Knowledge of airport security standards, programs, and procedures

  • Knowledge of pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations
  • Ability to develop, research, write, and edit security training materials
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
  • Abillity to communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing Successful candidates will have:

  • A high school diploma or GED supplemented by specialized training in current security office support functions and procedures

  • One year of full-time experience in aviation security, airport operations, or a related field
  • Possess, or obtain within one year of hire, Airport Security Coordinator Certificate Additional Information

This job announcement is not intended to include a complete listing of all responsibilities, knowledge, skills, and abilities associated with the position.

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Equal Opportunity Employer

Salary: $3,993.00 - $4,794.00 Monthly

Location: Airport - City of Colorado Springs, CO

Job Type: Classified - Full Time

Division (Level 4): Airport

Job Number: 13663

Closing: 7/13/2020 4:00 PM Mountain

Agency: City of Colorado Springs

Address: 30 South Nevada Avenue, Suite 301 Colorado Springs, Colorado, 80903

Phone: 719-385-5171 719-385-5171