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Senior Security Coordinator - Airport Construction ( Newark & JFK Airports)

Job ID: 34456
Department: Security Operations & Programs
Location: Newark Liberty Int'l Airport


*This is a Temporary position with Benefits.*

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is seeking two (2) Airport Security Construction Project Management Coordinators to supplement services currently provided at Newark Liberty International, and John F. Kennedy International airports. The requested positions will assist our Airport Security Managers (ASM) at each of these facilities to ensure airport compliance with Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Security Regulations for commercial service airports, as described more fully below.

These positions are ones of high trust and are responsible for handling sensitive and confidential documents and security information. The positions will work closely with multiple Port Authority departments, federal government agencies, airlines and other airport tenants.

Responsibilities will include but not be limited to the following:

  • Monitor/Inspect terminal and construction sites/areas for compliance with established security procedures and TSA required Airport Security Program (ASP) amendment specifications and work with parties to close any security gaps in these areas
  • Assist the Aviation Security office and the contract management staff as required to comply with TSA regulations, TSA Security Directives, PA Audits, PA Air Terminal Rules and the Chief Security Officer’s policies and procedures
  • Coordinate with the Airport Security personnel, Airport Operations staff, and Port Authority Police Department to enforce the requirements contained in the Airport Security Program and performing compliance audits
  • Receive, review, edit, conduct walk through(s) with TSA to verify prior to approval, any change of security condition and make proper notification to appropriate parties. Monitor and maintain records of the change of security condition


Candidates must present the following qualifications to be considered eligible for this position:

  • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Aviation Management, Aviation/ Homeland Security, Engineering, Business Management, Public Management or other relevant field
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain required TSA clearance and airport SIDA badge and airfield driver privileges
  • Good writing skills


Ideal candidates will present the following profile:

  • Experience in Airport Construction, Engineering, Planning, or Redevelopment
  • Project Management Skills
  • Experience in Airport Security
  • Knowledge of Airport Security Regulations
    • Transportation Security Administration Security Regulations 49 CFR 1540, 1542, and 1544
    • Title 14 CFR Part 139, pertaining to airport safety, certification and operations
  • Experience in Airport Operations
  • Strong organizational and communication skills

Note:  The successful candidate must be able to pass a criminal history records check, as mandated by 49 CFR 1542, and meet all requirements necessary to obtain and maintain a Security Identification Display Area (SIDA) Card and airfield driving privileges.

Compensation & Benefits

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey offers a competitive salary, an outstanding benefits package and a professional environment that supports development and recognizes achievement.

How To Apply

Interested candidates should apply to this job by clicking on the Apply Now button and submitting a combined cover letter and resume.

Only applicants under consideration will be contacted.

About The Port Authority

Founded in 1921, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey builds, operates, and maintains many of the most important transportation and trade infrastructure assets in the country. The agency's network of aviation, ground, rail, and seaport facilities is among the busiest in the country, supports more than 550,000 regional jobs, and generates more than $23 billion in annual wages and $80 billion in annual economic activity. The Port Authority also owns and manages the 16-acre World Trade Center site, where the 1,776-foot-tall One World Trade Center is now the tallest skyscraper in the Western Hemisphere.


The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey/Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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