Physical Security Technician

Dulles, Virginia
May 12, 2017
May 25, 2017
IT, Security Engineer
Engineering, Security
Full Time
Physical Security Technician - (MWAA-17-1111960) Job Requisition ID: MWAA-17-1111960 Job Title: Physical Security Technician Job Type: F/T Permanent Location: Washington Dulles International Airport, VA Post Date: 05/11/2017 Job Description:

The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority


The dynamic Aviation industry is seeking a seasoned professional!

Join our Team!

Position Title

Physical Security Technician

Announcement No.


Salary Range

S14, $39,079 - $54,711

Position Type

FT, Career Permanent


Washington Dulles International Airport, Airport Operations Department, MA-210

Opening Date


Closing Date


NOTE: This position has promotional potential to S15 grade level.



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Please note:  You should review this job description, in particular the knowledge, skills, abilities, and other (KSAOs) requirements listed. Please reply to KSAOs one (1) through (4) only.  The rest of the KSAOs will be assessed during the application process.



In the application process, you will be asked to relate your experience, training and education to the KSAOs in a narrative format. We would suggest that you prepare your responses off line and paste them into the assessment questionnaire. If the required information is provided in your resume, please direct the reviewer to the specific section of the document where this information can be found.








To be rated qualified for this job, an applicant must meet all of the MQs listed below at the time of vacancy announcement closure.

1.     A high school diploma, a Certificate of General Educational Development (GED), or an equivalent combination of education, experience and training. 

2.     Three years of responsible experience (post high school) that includes substantive work in a range of the DUTIES in this job description, to include: 

a.      Knowledge of, and skill in using, established and standardized methods, processes, procedures and practices to review completeness, consistency and authenticity of printed (alphabetical and numerical), photographic/visual and signature information on various documents to identify discrepancies and determine if information content and authenticity meet guidelines, to maintain files and databases and to perform related substantive and procedural clerical functions.  

b.     Demonstrated ability to rapidly acquire knowledge of, and then adhere to and skillfully use, Airports Authority-specific processes, procedures, practices, systems and other standards and guides such as knowledge of airport and/or air carrier security programs, careful adherence to requirements for control of sensitive documents and sensitive information, and skill in the ID badge application and production/recovery process. 

c.      Skill in using a computer and (a) modern office suite software (such as MS Office) to communicate (email), plan, schedule, word process, manipulate data (spreadsheets and databases); (b) enterprise system/software for time and attendance reporting and other functions; (c) and specialized systems/software such as IntelliSoft’s Intelli-Key for badging and fingerprinting and Crystal Reports for generating reports.  

d.     Skill in planning one’s own work consistent with assignments, priorities and other guides; in reasoning in problem solving; in communicating in writing; in communicating orally; in working effectively with business contacts; in working as a team member; and in providing effective customer service. 

Education and training beyond what is needed to satisfy MQ 1 above may be substituted for two of these three years of experience on a week-to-week basis provided the education and training indicates the ability to successfully perform the DUTIES in this job description.



The qualifications listed below (if any) are preferred and may be considered in the selection process, but they are not required to be rated qualified for this job.

1.     Experience with ID badge application and production/recovery processes.


2.     Experience in a high-volume, direct customer service.



Once the application process is completed, a review of your resume and supporting documentation will be done to determine if you meet the basic qualification requirements. There is an Assessment questionnaire(s) that you must complete. Your resume and supporting documentation will then be compared to your responses to the assessment questionnaire(s).  If a determination is made that your application does not support your responses, which you provided in the assessment questionnaire, your application will not receive further consideration for this announcement.



A background security investigation will be required for all new hires.