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As a STAS Airport Pre-Board Screening Officer, your responsibility is to ensure airport checkpoint security.  Your important role will also ensure that the pre-board screening of passengers is conducted in an efficient and friendly manner.


  • Must be people and customer service oriented, have an ability to communicate effectively during a crisis situation and deal with passengers in a professional manner
  • Screen passengers and their baggage using hand-held metal detectors and/or manual search to ensure no prohibited items enter the secure area
  • Monitor the flow of passengers through the checkpoint to ensure efficiency
  • Test baggage for any explosive materials, using equipment such as explosive detection machines or chemical swab systems
  • Report all incidents and/or breaches using established communication channels
  • Follow aviation regulations and standard operating procedures
  • Verify passenger boarding passes to ensure validity


Job Requirements:

  • You are a dynamic individual who works well within a team
  • You are bilingual (may be required based on the region you are applying to)
  • You are a confident person with integrity and have the ability to follow directives
  • You have excellent communication skills
  • You have a genuine interest in aviation security
  • You can provide excellent customer service while under stressful conditions


Additional Requirements:

Applicant must:

  • Be willing to undergo extensive security & reference checks
  • Be 18 years of age
  • Canadian citizen or permanent resident as defined in the Immigration Act with an employment authorization document
  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Be legally entitled to work within Canada
  • Be willing to work shifts on a rotational basis, holidays and week-ends


STAS Canada is an equal opportunity employer.  We welcome and encourage applicants from the four designated groups; namely women, aboriginal people, visible minorities and persons with disabilities.

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Saint-John, NB

Pre-Board Screening Officer

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