Landside Agent at Bush Airport
Company: City of Houston
Location: Houston , TX
Category: Professional, Security & Law Enforcement, Airport
Job Type: Full Time
Pay Amount: $14.09 to $28.65 / Hour
Posted: 6/27/2017

PN# 18056


Workdays & Hours: Shift work, including rotation, weekends and holidays (subject to change).


The Landside Agent at Bush Airport assists in the day-to-day operational activities to ensure the safe and seamless flow of customers using our roadways, terminals, and commercial transportation operations.


  • Conducts commercial vehicle inspections and regulatory investigations.
  • Manages taxi operations and traffic flow.
  • Enforces safety, security regulations and policies.Maintains a safe and efficient airport environment for passengers and personnel by conducting landside inspections, regulatory investigations, and emergency response and security activities.
  • Assist with activities by acting in a lead capacity to Agents and enforces safety, security regulations and policies.
  • Inspects airport terminal areas, the perimeter, and tenant facilities to ensure safe and secure operations.
  • Prepares inspection reports.
  • Reports unsafe conditions and policy/procedure violations to the appropriate personnel and takes corrective action as needed.
  • Observes and reports tenant and airline activities to ensure compliance with airport leases, contracts, standards and policies/procedures.
  • Reports violations to supervisor and takes corrective action as needed.
  • Inspects and enforces applicable regulations and policies by performing required safety and compliance inspections of commercial vehicles and may issue citations as needed.
  • Acts as field liaison during emergencies.
  • Supports operational activities and maintains order during aeronautical-related emergencies, following the Airport Emergency Plan and other airport rules and regulations.
  • May perform security activities and maintains reports.
  • May perform traffic and curbside management duties as needed.
  • May assist in training of Agents.
  • Contributes to the team by performing other duties as assigned.







Must be able to pass a criminal background check, obtain and maintain federally mandated security clearances where required.



Requires an Associate's degree in Aviation Management, Airway Science, Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement, Business Administration, Public Administration or a related field.



Six (6) months of experience in airport operations, airport security, airport safety and/or any other customer service related field is required.


Directly related professional experience in airport operations may substitute for the above education requirement on a year-for-year basis.


Preference shall be given to eligible veteran applicants provided such persons possess the qualifications necessary for competent discharge of the duties involved in the position applied for, such persons are among the most qualified candidates for the position, and all other factors in accordance with Executive Order 1-6.



Requires the ability to make coordinated gross motor movements in response to changing external stimuli within moderately demanding tolerances; or the ability to make coordinated movements on a patterned response space within low tolerance demands with no real speed requirements.


The position occasionally requires stooping or bending.


Occasional very light lifting, such as three or four reams of papers or books (up to 20 pounds or an equivalent weight) may be required.


There are routine discomforts from exposure to moderate heat, cold, moisture/wetness and unpleasant air conditions.


The position may involve routine exposure to soiled materials and light chemical substances such as cleaning solutions.


Houston Airport System
2800 N. Terminal Rd.
Houston , TX
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