Air Export Gateway Screener – TSA Cargo Screening

Expeditors


Date: Sep 23, 2022
City: Valley Stream, NY
Contract type: Full time
Expeditors

Company Description

As a Fortune 500 company, Expeditors employs more than 18,000 trained professionals
in a worldwide network of over 350 locations across six continents. Expeditors
satisfies the increasingly sophisticated needs of international trade through
customized solutions and seamless, integrated information systems.

Our services include the consolidation and forwarding of air or ocean freight,
customs brokerage, vendor consolidation, cargo insurance, time-definite
transportation, order management, warehousing, distribution and customized
logistics solutions. Expeditors is headquartered in Seattle, Washington.

We believe our employees are our greatest competitive advantage, by focusing on
our values and culture we make Expeditors’ greatest competitive advantage in
global supply chain services.

You’d be surprised how far we’ll go for you.”

Job Description

Scope of Position:

The Air Export Gateway Screener is responsible for supervising the screening activities of cargo screeners as outlined in the most current TSA Certified Cargo Screening Facility (“CCSF”) rules.  This individual must report to the Facility Security Coordinator (“FSC”) for all CCSF-related matters with additional report to Gateway Supervisor(s) and/or Manager. The Air Export Gateway Screener demonstrates leadership and ownership of cargo screening activities by strictly following all regulatory job requirements, including those from Section 4.8 of the current Amendment as outlined below:

 

“The Air Export Gateway Screener (s) and designated alternate must:

·         Be trained and tested in accordance with the procedures in Attachment 1 of this Amendment;

·         Ensure the proper use of all screening equipment.

·         Maintain proper staffing levels at each location.

·         Conduct briefings and instruct screeners on current requirements.

·         Actively supervise screeners, checking their alertness and duty performance.

·         Actively monitor all screening activities and intervene to resolve alarms and any of              the functions performed by screeners to ensure screening is conducted in                            compliance with the requirements in this Amendment;

·         Maintain screening location logbooks following the measures in Attachment 1 of                   this Amendment 

·         Ensure all screeners are trained and tested in accordance with the procedures in                Attachment 1 of the Amendment.

 

HOURS:  Tues – Sat    08:00 to 17:00

 

Major Tasks and Responsibilities:

 

         Administration

  • At the direction of the FSC, understand and manage 100% compliance of the  CCSF operation to the TSA AP001 and AP002, Expeditors implementing      procedures and any current revisions to any of these requirements.

 

  • Be an expert in the screening procedures (Note:  this means reading and becoming intimately familiar with the Amendment, not merely reading this job description);

 

  • Compare reporting from screening equipment with daily screening log to validate all cargo is screened.

 

  •  At the direction of the FSC, ensure all maintenance requirements are performed timely on all equipment according to manufacturer requirements and logs and records are kept on file. 

 

  • Assist the FSC to manage and review all training requirements for all screener’s, ensuring training is complete and recurrent training is completed on time (Note:  this includes personally reviewing all incorrect test answers with individuals);

 

  •  Supervise any on-the-job training as required by the Amendment.

 

  • Maintain the Designated Screening Area (“DSA”) in a clean, neat and orderly manner in line with TSA requirements and Company policy; and

 

  • Escalate to the FSC any concerns regarding cargo volumes affecting the adequacy of staffing levels.

 

SENSITIVE SECURITY INFORMATION

Cargo Screening

  • Set a tone amongst all screeners of strict compliance with CCSF procedures and ‘zero tolerance’ for noncompliance due to the critical nature of the screening operation to our nation’s aviation safety.
  •  Perform no job functions other than cargo screening supervision any time that cargo screening is underway; Be always physically present in the DSA that screening operations are being performed.
  • Oversee the screening activity in the DSA to ensure that all screening is performed as per the instructions in the Amendment.
  • Be immediately available to screeners when screening activities are being performed (i.e., within visual and hearing distance);
  • Ensure that all screened shipments are properly logged, and event codes recorded.
  • Personally oversee all alarm resolutions and escalate any alarms that cannot be resolved to the FSC immediately.
  • Verify chain of custody procedures are properly followed based on cargo configuration and conveyance Respond to all questions from the screeners and provided timely feedback about their work performance.
  • Perform regular maintenance of screening equipment in accordance with manufacturer recommendations

 

Access Control

  •  Monitor that all visitors or employees without Security Threat Assessments are escorted at all times.
  • Challenge and remove anyone entering the DSA without properly following the procedures; Train and verify that everyone in the DSA knows and follows the challenge procedures when required.

 

 

 

SENSITIVE SECURITY INVORMATION

WARNING: THIS RECORD CONTAINS SENSITIVE SECURITY INFORMATION THAT IS CONTROLLED UNDER 49 CFR PARTS 15 AND 1520. NO PART OF THIS RECORD MAY BE DISCLOSED TO PERSONS WITHOUT A ‘‘NEED TO KNOW’’, AS DEFINED IN 49 CFR PARTS 15 AND 1520, EXCEPT WITH THE WRITTEN PERMISSION OF THE ADMINISTRATOR OF THE

TRANSPORTATION SECURITY ADMINISTRATION OR THE SECRETARY OF TRANSPORTATION. UNAUTHORIZED RELEASE MAY RESULT IN CIVIL PENALTY OR OTHER ACTION. FOR U.S. GOVERNMENT AGENCIES, PUBLIC DISCLOSURE IS GOVERNED BY 5 U.S.C. 552 AND 49 CFR PARTS 15 AND 1520.

 

Qualifications

Tenure

The Air Export Gateway Screener position is most suitable for branch employees interested in joining the Air Export Team and preferably with 2 or more years of operational work experience with Expeditors.

 

Direct Reporting Structure: Facility Security Coordinator / Gateway Management Team

HOURS: Tues – Sat   09:00 to 18:00

Additional Information

Expeditors offers excellent benefits:

  • Paid Vacation, Holiday, Sick Time 
  • Health Plan: Medical, Prescription Drug, Dental and Vision
  • Life and Long Term Disability Insurance 
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan (US only)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan 
  • Training and Personnel Development Program

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Relocation expenses/support is not offered for this position

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