Primary Responsibilities :
Authorized Screening of Persons & Goods by The Marine Transportation Security Act :
To prevent weapons, explosive substances or incendiary devices from being introduced into a restricted area.
To identify & ensure that all persons & goods are subjected to search before allowing them into a restricted area.
To search each passenger & their carry on baggage before allowing them to enter a restricted area.
To ensure that each search of a passenger & carry-on baggage is conducted using hand search of passengers, hand search of baggage, hand held metal detector search, X-
ray examination, & walk-through detector search whenever necessary.
Interpret & distinguish images on X-ray screen.
Proper operation of X-ray display special function keys.
Evaluates each bag in the chamber to decide if it should be sent for a physical bag search, require emergency procedure or can pass to the passenger.
Control flow of passengers through metal detector.
Directs passengers to secondary search if necessary.
Resolves alarm as soon as it sounds, while continuing screening.
Responds and follows appropriate procedure for alarms & difficult situations.
Checks the weight & balance of the baggage.
Complete appropriate paper work, logs, specific forms, accurately & in a timely fashion.
Properly reports related incidents to the Manager immediately.
Speak with passengers & coworkers in English or French depending on the passenger preference.
Deal calmly with difficult passengers and request support from Supervisor & Duty Manager.
Physical & Mental Requirements :
With or without reasonable accommodation, the physical and mental requirements of this job may include the following : seeing, hearing, speaking, and writing clearly.
Reaching with hands and arms, stooping, kneeling, and crouching. Standing and may be required for long periods of time. Additional physical requirements may include, frequent lifting and / or moving up to ten (10) Kilograms and occasional lifting and / or moving up to twenty-five (25) Kilograms.
Must be able to meet and continue to meet any applicable Provincial and municipal licensing requirements for Screeners.
Must be available to work on all shifts : days, evenings and nights which may include rotational shifts.
Must have the ability to use a computer and operating controls along with client security software applications.
Must be fluent in English and / or French..