DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS The Landside Agent ensures to assist in the day-to-day operational activities throughout the Landside section of the Houston Airport System by maintaining a safe and seamless flow of internal and external customers using roadways, terminals, and ground transportation operations. The Landside team, under general supervision; performs work involving the oversight of commercial vehicle operations and traffic control in terminals and roadways. The purpose of this position is to enforce safety, security regulations and policies when managing terminals, roadways, tenant areas, efficient flow of passengers, baggage, and vehicles. Ensure compliance with all federal, state and local rules and regulations to maintain a safe and efficient landside airport environment for passengers and personnel. Conducts landside inspections, regulatory investigations, and emergency response and security activities. Must be able to pass a criminal background check, obtain and maintain federally mandated security clearances where required.
EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS Requires an Associate's degree in Aviation Management, Airway Science, Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement, Business Administration, Public Administration or a related field. EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS Six (6) months of experience in airport operations, airport security, airport safety and/or any other customer service related field is required.
Directly related professional experience in airport operations may substitute for the above education requirement on a year-for-year basis.
LICENSE REQUIREMENTS Requires a valid Class C Texas driver's license and compliance with the City of Houston's policy on driving (AP 2-2).
Internal Number: PN #20950
About Houston Airport System
The Houston Airport System provides a safe and dynamic air services network that fosters economic vitality for the transportation industry and facilitates a strong level of global connectivity for diverse and growing population living throughout the greater Houston region.
George Bush Intercontinental (IAH):
• Located approximately 23 miles north of Downtown Houston
• 29 passenger airlines
• Nearly 200 non-stop destinations
• Nearly 43 million passengers in 2015
William P. Hobby Airport (HOU):
• Located approximately 7 miles south of Downtown Houston
• 5 passenger airlines
• Nearly 60 non-stop destinations
• More than 12 million passengers in 2015
Ellington Airport (EFD)/Houston Spaceport
•Located approximately 15 miles south of Downtown Houston
•Supports the operations of the U.S. military, NASA and a variety of general aviation tenants
•Home to the nation’s 10th licensed commercial spaceport
•Houston Spaceport is a focal point for aerospace innovation
The three-airport system served more than 55 million passengers in 2015, an increase of almost four percent over the 2014 record-setting mark.
Together Houston Air...ports form one of North America's largest public airport systems and position Houston as the international passenger and cargo gateway to the south central United States and a primary gateway to Latin America.