Aviation Security Officer ( 2 posts)

  • Air Tanzania Company Limited (ATCL)
  • Dar es salaam
Posted over 2 years ago
About the job
  • Job Type : Full Time

  • Industry : Security /Safety

  • Education Level : Junior Level

Job Description

 Air Tanzania Company Limited (ATCL) is implementing its five years Corporate Strategic Plan (2017/2018-2020-2021) which includes the network expansion in local, regional and international destinations as well as improvement of its internal operations and human cap­ital management. Therefore, applications are invited from qualified Tanzanians to fill the position of Aviation Security officer.


Job Summary 

To ensure Security and Safety of passengers and luggage from checking up to disembark­ing as well as maintaining security of equipment directly associated with ATCL operations.



  • Minimum Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education
  • Must have attended and passed TCAA approved screener course and relevant AVSEC training.
  • Must be computer literate
  • Certificate in Law or any post-secondary qualification will be an added advantage
  • At least three (3) years working experience in Aviation Security
  • Must be a Tanzanian



  • Responsible for the ATCL Security Operations.
  • Proactively supervise and control security operations station to ensure security of departure and arrival of ATCL flights
  • Implement security deployment plan to ensure secure coverage of all areas of oper­ation.
  • Ensure proper coordination with contracted aviation service security providers for the entire process of ATCL.
  • Build good working relationships with security providing partners to facilitate for timely/immediate solution of any security issues affecting ATCL.
  • Ensure contracted aviation security service providers consistently adopt procedures, processes and all other relevant amendments made to the ATCL aviation security program
  • Ensure proper handling, carriage and disposal of fire arms and other prohibited items to comply with set standards.
  • Undertake checks and vulnerability test for contracted aviation security services to ensure continued standards of work performance.
  • Analyze theft, pilferage and loss of baggage trends and develop security count­er-measures to ensure security of company, customer and staff properties.
  • Conduct preliminary investigation on all detected/reported cases within the scope of aviation security to ensure speedy conclusion.
  • Ensure safe collection and forwarding of lost and found properties to the Aviation Se­curity Officer – Standards, Training and Records for hand over to owner or disposal.
  • Protect and ensure Company revenue integrity through collection of unpaid excess weight charges.



Attractive remuneration and Fringe Benefits as per ATCL Scales and Incentive Scheme.


Terms of Employment 

Fixed Term Contract of Five (5) years


Mode of  Application 

Interested applicants must submit a signed letter for consideration of the applications at­tached with the following:

  • A detailed curriculum vitae (CV);
  • Certified copies of all certificates (including Secondary School and birth certificate), and other relevant certificates and licenses. (Tanzanian applicants who have studied outside Tanzania should have their certificates approved by relevant authorities i.e Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU) or National Examination Council- NEC- TA))
  • Two recent passport size photographs;
  • Names and addresses of at least two reputable referees;
  • Applicant’s reliable contact address, email address and telephone numbers.
  • The applicant must indicate willingness to work upcountry when need be.


Note: Misrepresentation of facts and qualifications during application shall warrant legal consequences.


Closing Dates 

 Application letters dully signed should reach the undersigned within 14 days

 from the first date of this announcement: –



 P.O. BOX 543,


 The deadline for submitting the application is 19 October 2021.

About the Company

Air Tanzania Company Limited (ATCL) is the national airline of Tanzania, IOSA certified and a proud member of IATA based in Dar es Salaam, with its hub at Julius Nyerere International Airport. Air Tanzania Company Limited (ATCL) was established in 1977 following the dissolution of East African Airways and has also been a member of the African Airlines Association (AFRAA) since its inception.

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