DFW International Airport

Security Officer

DFW International Airport - Posted 6 months ago
$16-20/hour  + Equity
*high salary
*Based on 0 Security Officer salary records


Dallas, TX

Security Officer
Mid-Level, Senior
Company size
2k employees

Airport:  Dallas/Fort Worth International (DFW)

Security Officer Job description

The Airport Security Division has an aim to protect the airport from security threats, detect potential vulnerabilities, and deter those who seek to do us harm, join us in this mission by joining as a Civilian Security Officer. In this role, you will perform observation and reporting to prevent attacks and protect the National Airspace System (NAS). You will be ready to act as the first line of defense in day-to-day and extraordinary situations. You will also maintain a professional appearance including a uniform to allow the traveling public to be at ease within the airport. In this role, you will have the opportunity to serve and support passengers and property for one of the largest and busiest airports in the world.

What you will be doing:

  • Inspecting all vehicles attempting to enter through AOA gates, ensuring that each vehicle possesses a valid DFW Airport-issued AOA decal and that all individuals possess a current/valid DFW International Airport Board Security Identification Display Area (SIDA) badge; inspecting vehicles (cabs, underneath) and additional areas as necessary.
  • Performing terminal security patrols of areas including but not limited to sterile areas, employee portals, Skylink stations, baggage claim areas, parking garages, and curbside and terminal ramp areas.
  • Performing roving security patrols of areas including but not limited to AOA fence line and gates, cargo and hangar areas, airport Board buildings, construction, and critical infrastructure sites.
  • Composing reports as deemed necessary and appropriate by DPS management of activities and maintaining logs of visitor activity in DFW Airport office buildings.
  • Notifying DPS management of any attempts to enter the AOA, terminal sterile areas, office buildings, or any other assigned area of surveillance without proper authorization or of any suspicious circumstances that may affect the security of the Airport premises.
  • Coordinating with Police Services and other Board departments on traffic management at terminals and emergent areas throughout the airport
  • Providing a variety of additional duties within the Department of Public Safety including the staging of assets for disaster and emergency response, special events security and support, and other duties as assigned.

What you need:

  • Completion of the high school curriculum or equivalent
  • Two (2) years of related work experience with a preference to experience in the military, law enforcement, and/or security field
  • Any equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be substituted for the above
  • Possession of a valid Class C driver’s license
  • Has not been convicted of a Class “B” misdemeanor within the last ten years or any offense greater than a Class “B”
  • Ability to pass a medical physical examination
  • Ability to pass a drug test
  • Ability to obtain and maintain an FBI Criminal Justice Information System (CJIS) clearance

What we desire:

  • Experience in the military, law enforcement, and/or security field
  • TCLEOSE certifications
  • Multi-lingual

About Us

We are Dallas Fort Worth International (DFW) Airport—one of the most successful airports in the world by any definition. We’re recognized for our innovation, leadership, drive for excellence, and talented employees.

Our success is made possible because of the diverse talents of over 2,000 employees who champion our mission of providing an exceptional airport experience to our customers and connecting our community to the world. We’re looking for the best talent to join us and help reimagine what an airport can be.

Bring your talents to DFW. Live and work with purpose.

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