ICTS – Temporary Security Agent

LOCATION – Edinburgh Airport

POSITION – Temporary Security Agent / Until 31st October 2019

REPORTING TO – Security Supervisors

HOURS OF WORK – 6 on 3 off shift pattern, minimum of 4 hour shifts. Earliest shift is 03.30. RATE OF PAY – £8.24



As its primary field of operation, ICTS has remained the premier supplier of aviation security services for over twenty-five years. In more recent years, ICTS has expanded its portfolio to incorporate a wide range of customer related services including above wing ground handling, airline representation and assistance for passengers with reduced mobility. Dedicated to continually improving and refining its products, ICTS invests considerably in the development of new tools and procedures. As such, ICTS has provided clients with ground-breaking utilities that, due to their success, have later been adopted by the entire trans-Atlantic aviation industry. ICTS is regularly invited to participate in the trialling and development of new aviation security systems and has worked closely with the UK, mainland European and US governments on many occasions.


We are currently recruiting Security Agents to work within our Edinburgh Airport Operation. The is role will include x-ray screening of hold baggage, as well as providing security screening through physical searching and the use of technological aides. Duties may include interviewing and searching passengers, providing access control, vehicle/aircraft/baggage searching and any other security functions as required.

Providing customer service to passengers and our client 

Achieve and maintain full compliance with Regulator,

Airport, and ICTS requirements

Maintenance of Client, ICTS, and quality control Standards and Company Procedures

Maintain the required professional standards of operation, in accordance with Company requirements

To act within the authorities set out by Management and the company’s working procedures

To carry out any other duties as directed by supervisor

Promote ICTS (UK) & Ireland Ltd positively


Holiday entitlement 

Full uniform provided (including shoes) 

Pension scheme 

Medical cash plan 

Childcare vouchers 

Ongoing training and development (including apprenticeships) 

Accredited certificate issued on completion of induction course. (Aviation ground security course) 

Company benefit portal providing discounts at top high street outlets 

Refer a friend bonus

Essential 

5-year checkable work history 

Successful clearance of a Criminal Record Check and Counter Terrorism Check prior to course start date 

Excellent communication skills – both oral and written 

Available for full time training and exams as required 

Good administration skills, including basic computer skills

Desirable 

Customer Service experience 

Own Transport

Training Courses will commence on various dates in February, March and April 2019. Please note that a full background check must be completed prior to commencement of training.

We take our commitment to principles of fairness and mutual respect for people of all faiths and cultures seriously and we expect our employees to do so as well. We take firm action where any concerns are raised both internally and by our clients, customers and members of the public.
All applicants must have correct documentation enabling them to work here and also have a permanent NI number. This position may be subject to Client/Board approval.

Application should be made by e-mailing your CV to:

 If you are currently unemployed and claiming a work related benefit then please ensure your name is in the subject field along with the words ‘via Jobcentre’

No previous security experience is required however it would be beneficial if you have previous customer facing experience.

The contract is for 24 hours per week and there is potential to work overtime up to 40 hours per week

Earliest start time 3:30/4am
Latest finish time 7:15pm (subject to delays so flexibility is required)

Must have basic numeracy & literacy skills as training includes 5 days in a classroom with a written test at the end of the week

If you pass the initial CV sift then you will be e-mail a copy of the ICTS application form to complete

Please ensure your CV includes a 5 year history of employment/unemployment/education