Security Agents - Newark International Airport
Elizabeth, NJ 
Posted 7 days ago
Job Description

Join a Global Leader in Aviation Security!

Starting pay $19.00/Hour + Free Health, Dental and Vision Insurance for Employee Only!

We have an immediate opening for Security Agents at Newark Liberty International Airport in Newark, New Jersey..

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:

  • $19.00


  • High school diploma or GED


  • Must have New Jersey Security Officer Certification
  • New employees required to complete an FBI fingerprint check (SIDA Badge) and a confirmed 10-year background check (10 year listed; 5 year verified)
  • Must hold a New Jersey state security license.
  • 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:

  • None.


  • None

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 is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.


High School (required)

Licenses & Certifications
Drivers - Non CDL (required)

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
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