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Aviation Security Officer - Part Time Wellington

Salaried Part Time

Wellington, NZ, 6241

Aviation Security Officer - AVSEC Wellington  


People are at the heart of everything we do. Join us to contribute to safe and secure skies to help New Zealand fly. Recruiting now for an April 2021 start date at Wellington airport!


About Us:
There is a good chance we've already met if you travel by air. The Aviation Security Service (AVSEC) is the Government provider of aviation security in New Zealand, operating at our five major airports: Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, Queenstown, and Dunedin. Aviation security in New Zealand and around the world is changing rapidly.


Our team is growing and the way we do our job is evolving. Our Aviation Security Officers are supported by a range of other team members - from Intelligence Analysts to IT and HR professionals, and business leaders. Ultimately our goal is to ensure the flying public are safe.


Benefits of this role:

Starting Salary of $60k per annum (pro-rata'd) - approx $29/hour

• Beat the crowds with 6 days on, 3 day off work roster, 6hrs minimum per shift
• Excellent training and benefits
• 39 Leave days per annum 
• Health and Wellness benefits with Southern Cross Health Society
• We provide free parking, uniform, shoes, and other benefits


Key responsibilities:

• We are responsible for departure screening of domestic and international passengers, luggage, cargo, staff, goods and services.
• We carry out perimeter patrols at all security designated airports and intercept people who are unlawfully within in security areas.
• We screen airport workers with access to, and within, security enhanced areas at airports.
• We manage and issue Airport Identity Cards.
• We provide escort services to vehicles (eg police cars, ambulances) needing to drive in restricted areas of airports.
What next: 

Please apply if you want to start an exciting and rewarding aviation career and you meet the following pre-requisites:


• Must be a New Zealand citizen or resident.
• Must have a full clean driver's licence.
• Must be medically and physically fit and willing to undertake a medical assessment by a licensed practitioner.
• Must be willing to undertake full Police/Ministry of Justice vetting checks with no criminal convictions.
• Be prepared to undertake a paid 4-week full time training course.


Important notes:

Due to the requirements of the position colour deficient individuals are not able to be considered.

Applicants who have applied and were unsuccessful at an assessment centre in the last 12 months need not apply.
The Authority embraces diversity and is committed to an inclusive and respectful workplace where everyone is valued for their unique contribution.

If you require further information please contact Claire Henderson at

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