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  • Location

    Castle Donington

  • Sector:

    Security / Fire / Police

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £21840

  • Job ref:

    WRT-2021-10-22-E86FD306783D

  • Published:

    6 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2024-01-06

  • Client:

    Securitas

Job Description

As a Cargo Screener at Securitas, you are a key part of the Aviation security operation, using an x-ray machine, you'll be conducting screening and security checks for prohibited items on cargo to be transported, recording and escalating any issues or concerns. This roles is 4 on 4 off 19:00 - 04:00.,

  • Required to perform various tasks such as: operation of x-ray machines, , physical inspection of cargo and lifting and carrying freight.

  • Responsible for using X-Ray machines to identifying dangerous objects in cargo and preventing those objects from being transported onto aircraft.

  • Maintain focus and awareness within an environment containing numerous distractions, people, and noise.

  • Work within a demanding environment, which includes noise from alarms, machinery, people, distractions, time pressure and the requirement to identify and locate potentially life-threatening devices and devices intended on creating massive destruction.

  • Make effective decisions in both crisis and routine situations.

    Any other duties as directed by the Director Fire & Safety & Aviation or the Aviation Service Delivery Manager

    As a Cargo Screener, the role is physically demanding. You will be working as a team of 3 switching positions every 20 minutes. Each teams consist of Palet unloader, Xray Screener, Palet Loader.

Candidate Description

Minimum Required

  • A good standard of education

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with an ability to follow procedures

  • A calm, organized and logical approach

  • Ability to multi-task and prioritise and a proactive approach.

    Physical Demands/Working Environment:

  • Must be physically fit due to Manual Handling

  • Tolerate moderate to loud level of noise in work environment

  • Physical abilities (e.g. lifting and carrying freight, bending, reaching, stooping, squatting, standing and walking and identifying objects),

  • English proficiency (e.g., reading, writing, speaking, listening)

  • Mental abilities (e.g., visual observation and identification, mental rotation)

  • Interpersonal skills (e.g., customer service, dependability)

  • Knowledge of basic arithmetic and mathematics

  • Knowledge of airline codes, prefixes, common cargo abbreviations

  • Attention to detail

  • Ability to follow instructions from supervisor or lead screener

  • Ability to work as an effective team member

  • The ability to listen and respond to customer needs, make decisions and respond calmly and quickly to any given situation;

  • Competent literacy, numeracy and IT skills

  • Flexible attitude to working hours, work activities

  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team and be calm under pressure, predictive security by harnessing 'big data' to provide intelligent, pro-active solutions

Employer Description

Securitas is the leading global security services provider employing more than 345,000 people scanning 58 markets, throughout North America, Australia, Europe, Latin America, Africa, the Middle East and Asia. In the UK, Securitas employs over 10,000 people, providing Protective Services to a wide range of clients from small local businesses, to national and global corporations, and even international airports. Its operational centre in Milton Keynes provides support to the largest mobile fleet in the UK. It also houses the industry first Training and Development Academy with accreditation from City & Guilds. Securitas' focus is on security and its ability to offer real value through its six Protective Services, including Fire and Safety. Unique within the industry, its focused service offering is a key differentiator in all the markets in which it operates. With its global footprint, Securitas is at the forefront of innovation, moving the industry towards