Swissport Security Services Agent Job Vacancy in Mombasa, Kenya

Swissport Kenya Limited

If you are looking for a challenge in a rapid environment in the aviation services industry and are motivated to work in a multicultural company and a position that allows you to put your ideas into practice, this will be an excellent opportunity for you.

Swissport is recruiting for the position of Security Services Agent based at Moi International Airport.

The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring that operational excellence is delivered without compromising on quality, safety and service delivery.

Primary Duties / Essential Functions

  • Aircraft Access Control: control access to the aircraft assuring that only authorized personnel enter the aircraft while on the ground.
  • Aircraft Ramp Access Control: providing access control and safety oversight while aircraft is on the ground.
  • Aircraft Search: meticulously searching all areas of the aircraft according to company and airline requirements and regulations to ensure the safety of passengers pre-departure. Ensure all aircraft recoveries have been handed over for recording and recovery purposes to the duty supervisor.
  • Baggage Security: surveillance of baggage at sort area, Check-in, during escort and baggage/cargo in transit to ensure no baggage is tampered with, stolen or pilfered and nothing is put/introduced in the bags/cargo
  • Catering Security: providing surveillance at the catering kitchen, searching all catering equipment, and ensuring that nothing is tampered with in transit from the facilities to aircraft.
  • Passenger Verification: by providing exemplary customer service in airport terminal while making sure that all passengers have valid travel identification and are authorized to board flights.
  • Secure loaded and unloaded baggage/cargo and providing escort in and out of the aircraft to various destinations.
  • Comply with security regulations of customer aircrafts, passengers and cargo.
  • Adherence and compliance to all Standard Operating Procedures (Swissport & Carrier Specific).
  • Safeguard and properly handle passenger luggage at the baggage sort area to minimize chances of pilferage and damage to passenger luggage.
  • Monitor and screen all passengers/baggage using various methods including but not limited to x-ray, physical checks, body search to detect prohibited and dangerous items and make sure that safety is maintained.
  • Keep surveillance over porters, cleaners and all service providers in our operations ensuring that proper checks have been conducted and all incidents reported to supervisor.
  • Ensure proper documentation of flight clearance is done and submitted to customs and immigration within the stipulated timelines.
  • Secure all company property as well as customer airline property entrusted to the Company ensuring that proper inventory has been maintained during and post flight.
  • Ensure compliance with uniform standards in line with appearance, and personnel protective equipment policies (safety shoes, shaving, uniform cleanliness and jewelry).
  • Follow all safety and security guidelines set out by Swissport.
  • Remain alert and vigilant at all times while on duty reporting any incidents/concern areas to supervisor/HOD.
  • Collect and share intelligence reports/information with supervisors/HOD.


  • KCSE Minimum C-
  • Degree/Diploma in Business Related Course/ Certificate in Airport Operations/ Aviation Security
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Foreign language is an added advantage

How to Apply

Application letter and CV should be forwarded via email with a subject line: Application for Security Services Agent – Mombasa Station


The Human Resource Manager
Swissport Kenya Limited
P.O. Box 19177, 00501 Nairobi

Swissport is an equal opportunity employer bases its hiring decisions on the business need and the best qualified candidates available and does not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis of any protected category.

Be part of the team that brings Swiss time to African soil!

Closing Date: September 21, 2022