Security Officer

Job Summary

Department: Ministry of Communications, Works and Labour

Salary: $27396- $36120

Grade: R39 - R32

Allowances: N/A

Deadline Date: Monday May 24, 2021

Days Left: 8

About the Job

The Government of Montserrat is inviting applications from suitably qualified persons for the post of  Security Officer, John A Osborne Airport, within the Ministry of Communications, Works and Labour.


·       To comply with the instructions for functioning on shifts as well as participating in shift briefings, training and exercises.


·         To carry out the requisite searches of individuals, vehicles and other items as well as to inspect and patrol the aerodrome in an effective and professional manner and where required logging reportable occurrences.


·         To carry out the requisite searches of all Airport buildings or ancillary support structures to include security sweeps of the international departure lounge at the commencement of early operations prior to passenger acceptance or if the central search comb was left unattended by security staff, reporting any deficiencies as required by the Airport regulations.

·         To maintain the requisite competency levels to effectively and efficiently utilize the relevant security equipment and devices and where applicable conduct the requisite tests, reporting any deficiencies to the Security Supervisor. 

·         To respond effectively and professionally to security incidents, breaches or potential breaches and unreconciled luggage reporting the requisite information to the Security Supervisor and the Chief Security Officer.

·         To observe general Airport operations for personnel compliance with safety and security procedures, taking the requisite action or reporting infringements to the Security Supervisor or Chief Security Officer.

·         To contribute to the Airport’s security and control of the Restricted Areas in accordance with the Airport Security Programme and the conditions of issue of the holder’s Airport Identification Pass.

·         To support police/law enforcement agencies operating at the Airport as required by local legislation and regulations.


·      Must be computer literate with a minimum of three (3) O’level passes/subjects or the equivalent.


·      United Kingdom Security Screener Training would be an asset.


·      Must have colour perception sufficient to use colour x-ray and check colour coded passes.


·      Must have command of the English Language, both oral and written.

·      Must be healthy and fit.

·      Must be a good team player, and be able and prepared to work outside normal

          Hours, weekends and Public Holidays.

·         Employment history for the last minimum of five (5) years.


Salary is in the scale R39-32, that is, EC$27,396 – EC$36,120 per annum.


Application  forms can be obtained from the Government of Montserrat’s website at (click on ‘Jobs with the Government of Montserrat’) or by contacting the Human Resources Management Unit, Brades, Montserrat by e-mail to or by telephone at (+664) 491-2365/2444 or by fax at (+664) 491-6234.

To apply send your completed application form or curriculum vitae with a recent police certificate/record and a cover letter with the names of at least two referees to the Human Resources Management Unit by 4:00PM Monday May 24, 2021

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