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Cargo Screening Supervisor

Menzies Aviation Careers
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California
12 days ago

As a member of the Menzies Aviation Cargo Screening team, you will be responsible for carrying out Air Cargo Security Screening to the letter of the MSP and ACISP while following the MA Safety Policy inclusive of, but not limited to: wearing PPE, equipment operation, safe lifting procedures and obeying speed limits when driving company vehicles and equipment.

Safety, Security, and Environmental stewardship are core values of Menzies Aviation (MA).  MA has a duty of care to provide a safe workplace to our Employees.  Similarly, all Menzies’ employees have an obligation to assist in maintaining a safe work environment via the following principles:

  • Ensure that they work safely in accordance with company policy and procedures
  • Report safety incidents, risks or safety concerns using the Safety Management System (SMS) reporting system
  • Recognize opportunities to contribute to the continuous improvement of safety and its management
  • Stay current with information and knowledge relevant to performing their duties safely.

Key Responsibilities

  • Carry out cargo screening functions to screen for IEDs, IED Components, or other destructive substances that may be found in air cargo
  • Operate screening equipment such as X-ray and ETD machines
  • Identify dangerous objects in cargo and preventing those objects from being transported onto aircraft with Explosive Trace Detection (ETD) equipment and visual and physical search
  • Complete the required equipment start-up procedures and documentation for each equipment type (ETD and X-ray)
  • Utilize handheld tools and power tools to assist with the opening and screening of certain cargo configurations
  • Ensure the capture and completion of the cargo screening logs for each piece of cargo screened
  • Continuously and effectively interact with stakeholders - Airline Customers, Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Agents, Customs/Border Protection (CBP) Agents- and respond to inquiries in a professional business tone and manner
  • Work within a demanding environment, which includes noise from alarms, machinery, people, distractions, time pressure and the requirement to identify and locate potentially life-threatening devices and devices intended on creating massive destruction
  • Demonstrate diligence required to maintain security under the Airport Police, Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Regulations. Carry out challenge procedures of any persons not displaying airport credentials
  • Conduct Alarm Resolution Procedures and Cargo Rendered Unusable Procedures as per the applicable security program.
  • Must follow all Airport and TSA Security procedures as required
  • Follow notification procedures when required.
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Possess and maintain valid US driver's license
  • Must be able to pass all pre-employment testing to include drug testing and a physical
  • Ability to proficiently read, write and speak English
  • Must be able to lift 70lbs
  • Must be comfortable working in all weather conditions
  • Pass FBI background and obtain US Customs Seal
  • Must be available and flexible to work variable shifts including weekends and holidays
  • Prior loading and unloading of heavy products or equipment (preferred)
  • Forklift certification preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to learn quickly
  • Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions and request clarification when needed
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to build relationships


  • Advancement Opportunities to Lead and Supervisor
  • Health, Dental, Vision, 401K
  • Life and Short-Term Disability Insurance
  • Paid Training
  • Uniform Provided

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