Aviation Protection Officer Casual Airside Role - Melbourne Airport

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Work type: Casual
Location: Melbourne
Categories: Security Officer, Trades and Services, Healthcare Orderly / Security


We have ambitious goals for how we work, how we impact our surroundings and how we treat our people. It’s you that makes the difference to making amazing places, and we believe everyone can influence change for the better.


Every ISS employee, or “placemaker,” is part of both a diverse team and global community of colleagues where different skills, personalities, and life choices are acknowledged and celebrated as part of a positive, inclusive environment. ISS teams come together to care for clients and colleagues, championing talents and uniting with trust in a place open to the true self.


ISS is a global workplace experience and facility management company, provides placemaking solutions that contribute to better business performance and makes life easier, more productive and enjoyable – delivered to high standards by people who care.


With over 485,000 employees throughout 46 countries ISS is a company of belonging.

”Connecting People and Places to Make the World Work Better”.

Our team is growing and we are currently seeking committed, and high performing placemakers to join us in the position of Aviation Protection Officers at our Melbourne Airport. The position is full time, permanent role.

The Position:

The Airside Operations team is a pivotal part of security operations at Melbourne Airport and is looking for highly driven, passionate and available individuals to join them!

Reporting to the Airside Security Operations Management, and working closely with the entire airside operations workforce, the role will be responsible for high quality security functions across Melbourne Airport. 

  • Responsible for consistent and standard security practices ensuring stakeholders and their possessions are checked and cleared prior to entry into the security restricted area
  • Control access to security sensitive areas, undertaking physical searches, and identifying weapons, explosives and prohibited items
  • Control vehicle access to airside, undertaking vehicle searches, and regulating entry as per required regulations
  • Demonstrate effective communication and sound decision making skills
  • Providing consistent, high quality customer service
  • Work as part of a high performing team

Our Benefits:

  • On-site, free parking 
  • Opportunities to develop your career within our global organisation 
  • Learning & Development opportunities - Certificate II in Transport Security Protection (TSP)

Minimum Criteria:

  • Ability to obtain an ASIC security clearance (Criminal history clearance for the past 10 years)
  • Successfully pass drug & alcohol screening, and medical assessments
  • Hold a valid and current security license with Certificate II in security operations
  • Hold or willing to obtain a Certificate II in Transport Security Protection (TSP)
  • True 24/7 availability, including shiftwork and weekends on a rotating roster
  • Own reliable transport 
  • Highly developed security awareness and focus
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Effective communication skills, and professional demeanor
  • Computer literacy skills (Windows systems, Microsoft Office Suite)
  • Extensive experience in high quality customer service
  • This is a casual position following upon completion of TSP training and suitability assessments

Please note, the recruitment process for this role includes a number of steps. Following successful screening of applicants, you will be invited for further screening, interviewing and an information session. 

If you have applied in the last six (6) months, and were unsuccessful, please re-apply once the 6 month period has expired.

Please note: Due to the extremely high volume of applications, you may not be screened and may not hear anything for a number of weeks/months. We do strive to get back to you asap, and are working hard to process all applications expeditiously. 

To apply for this role please click on the 'apply' link and complete the online application. You can review your application status and keep up to date with our current vacancies by visiting our ISS Careers Website:


Can we inspire you more to join us? 

ISS is passionate about creating a culture that values inclusion and diversity, where all our people are treated fairly and respectfully. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with a disability, people from different cultural backgrounds and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, queer and asexual (LGBTIQA+) people.  

To apply for this role please click on the 'apply' link and complete the online application. You can review your application status and keep up to date with our current vacancies by visiting our ISS Careers Website: http://www.au.issworld.com/our-people/Careers 

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