Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Avsec Controller Vacancy | Etihad Airways careers

Avsec Controller (Cargo and Catering)


Abu Dhabi


Closing date
6 December 2011

Job Purpose
Responsible to supervise a team of Catering Security Officers and ensure etihad catering security standards are followed in regards to inspecting and guarding airline catering carts, vehicles and duty free, including High Profile flights screening, monitoring and escorting as per ICAO, GCAA, TSA and our Airline Security Programme’s requirements.

In conjunction with the Security Manager (Cargo and Catering) supervise a team of officers at the Catering facility to maintain established security processes that support GCAA standards and directives, along with airport and airline security processes and regulations pertaining to catering. As well incorporating compliance with all Etihad standard operating procedures.

Supervise in corporation with other associates the inspection of seals of Meal, duty free and bar carts. As well ensure the appropriate search and inspection of the catering vehicles.

Ensure that the recording and verification of seals is done most professionally by the security officers and reports to be submitted on a daily and monthly basis.
Ensure that catering security supplies like seals, tapes and stickers are in stock and replenished accordingly and kept secured from unauthorized access. Provide escort when necessary to high risk flight catering and ensure no unlawful interference to it.

Reports incidents, theft and pilferage pertaining to EY catering items and recommending solutions, and assist in compiling data irregularities. Challenge and Prevent unauthorized access to catering and restricted areas of EY operations and liaising with local authorities initiating investigations in such matters. Prepare statistics of long, medium, short and high profile flights.
Completes written log entries in support of the security function; Documenting/Recording Information, Entering, Transcribing, Storing, or Maintaining information in written or electronic form.

Liaising with the Catering Management on issues affecting EY interests and keep Security Manager (Cargo and Catering) well informed and seeks guidance. Regularly review current practices and procedures and recommending new improved method to constantly enhance performance and match the new criminal trends. Auditing catering Facilities at Hub and outstations.

Review the performance of staff in an unbiased and professional way. Consistently review various reports to identify and eliminate sources of loss and prevent future losses.

Qualifications / Experience:

‘A’ level education with a minimum of minimum of 5 years of Security / policing experience in a supervisory level.


Good knowledge of utilizing manpower effectively especially during the peak hours.
Knowledge of control systems utilizing multiple technologies, including proximity, bio-metric, magnetic stripe, bar-code and others are an advantage.
Updated knowledge of the existing trends of crime and should foresee the future changes in patterns of facilities relating to crime are required. The jobholder needs to be abreast with the knowledge of the latest technologies and equipment to be utilised and incorporate efficient practices in the department to achieve optimum results.

Principles and practices of facilities security operations, maintenance, and management.

Should have undergone training in dealing with investigations, security suspects, Improvised Explosive Devices, Fire fighting, Safety Evacuation drills, X-Ray Screening, Emergency response and white collar frauds.

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