Assistant Security Agent

Job Purpose:

Reporting to the Security Team Leader, the ideal candidate will be responsible for ensuring security of Kenya Airways/customer aircrafts, passengers, cargo, mail and courier implementing measures to detect &/or deter acts of unlawful interference.

Principle Accountabilities;

Prevent unauthorized people and vehicle from accessing the aircraft, its environs and restricted and controlled Kenya Airways premises.
Prevent unauthorized and unsterilized items from being loaded or carried in the aircraft holds and cabin.
Provide security of staff, passenger against harassment while on duty and security of cargo, mail & courier during loading and offloading from aircraft to warehouse.
Conduct searches on staff to ensure security of passenger baggage, courier, mail, cargo and in-flight materials before and after handling.
Safely handle and secure lost and found property until reunited with rightful owners to enhance customer confidence.
Maintain access control of Kenya Airways premises to ensure security of vital installations.
Ensure that contracted security adhere to SLAs and company security standards at all times.
Gather and relay information on aviation security, pilferage/theft of baggage, in-flight stores, cargo interference; weight cheating, INAD activities, fraudulent tickets and drug trafficking to ensure revenue integrity and no unlawful interference to company operations.
Enforce company code of ethics to ensure strict compliance by all employees.
Screening of cargo, mail and couriers for AVSec prohibited and dangerous items and contrabands.

Knowledge, Skills and experience;

Diploma or Certificate from a recognized Institution.
Certificate in a Security Related Field will be an added advantage.
Two years of relevant security experience will be desirable.
Training in basic AVSEC, DGR and SMS will be an added advantage.
Basic IT knowledge.
Excellent communication, interpersonal and planning skills.
Ability to handle pressure and difficult situations with resilience, calmly and effectively.
Must be a person of unquestionable integrity.

Behavioural Competences:

Teamwork/team player.
Results oriented.
Good organizational skills.


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About Kenya Airways

Kenya Airways, the leading African airline flying to more African destinations than any other carrier, takes pride in being at the forefront of connecting Africa to the world and the World to Africa through its hub Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.