Aviation Security Officer (Screener) – Civil Aviation Authority – Auckland



The Aviation Security Service is jointly responsible with the New Zealand Police for security at security-designated airports and air navigation facilities. Avsec is the official provider of aviation security services in New Zealand.

We are currently looking for Permanent full time Aviation Security Officer (Screener) to work from Auckland Airport.  You will be required to work a variety of shifts including weekends, religious and public holidays and can expect to work 8.5 hours per shift.  These roles are rostered on a shift work basis over 24 hours 7 days per week, worked on a six days on three days off rotating roster.  We require physically fit, reliable, customer focused individuals.

 As a screener some of the duties you will be required to undertake include;

Screening passengers and their carry-on baggage;
Screening checked baggage;
Screening of airport workers

For a copy of the Job description, please go to www.avsec.govt.nz/employment

Full training (both practical, on-the-job and classroom based) will be provided.  As part of Avsec’s recruitment process, applicants are required to pass all written & verbal assessments, security clearance and a pre-employment medical/drug assessment.  Due to our rigorous recruitment process, appointment into these positions may take up to three months.


Applicants must have New Zealand  Permanent Residency or New Zealand Citizenship and;
Applicants must have a full clean NZ driver’s licence


Only shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend an Assessment day.  Invitations will be based on:

Current Curriculum Vitae;
Cover Letter;
Completed Avsec Application form – a copy can be found on our website; and
A copy of your current Drivers Licence and Passport

Failure to provide the above documentation may result in your application being declined.

Shortlisted applicants must be available to attend one assessment day early to mid-August 2015.    Assessment days will take approximately 4-5 hours.

Applicants who successfully complete the Assessment days will progress through to our Interview Stage.

Successful applicants will need to pass all written & verbal assessments, security clearance and a pre-employment medical/drug assessment.

Please email your completed application with the above information to:


Applicants that have applied in the last 12 months need not apply.

Applications Close 1 August 2015

The Aviation Security Service is an equal opportunity employer – www.avsec.govt.nz