Nov 11, 2019

Sterling, VA Cargo Screener

  • Air General
  • Sterling, VA, USA
Full-Time Logistics Transportation Warehouse

Job Description

Air General, a national cargo handling company, is seeking a full time Cargo Screener at our Dulles International Airport (IAD) location. The main focus of this position is to inspect air freight shipments. Please note that the warehouse is not climate controlled. Air General offers competitive salary and benefits - see below for details! If you are interested in a career with an aggressive industry leader, rather than just a job, please consider joining us.

Job Responsibilities include:

  • Inspect air freight shipments in accordance with strict federal rules and trained procedures to the level for which screener has been specifically certified
  • Make sure any paperwork related to a screened cargo shipment is accurate
  • Investigate and/or escalate paperwork anomalies
  • Record screening functions in accordance with trained procedures
  • Clean up and sweep security screening areas and other warehouse areas, dispose of garbage, maintain cleanliness and general housekeeping
  • Maintain safe operation of warehouse vehicles and equipment
  • Follow all FAA Hazmat and TSA Security Requirements and Regulations
  • Use common tools needed for opening and closing boxes, crates, etc.
  • Carry out written and/or oral instructions regarding the proper performance of screening duties, including rule interpretations, record keeping and escalations.
  • Write concise incident reports or statements and log entries into security records
  • Follow trained processes exactly the same way each and every time
  • Make sure paperwork related to the cargo is accurate and free of anomalies
  • Report and provide details, if instructed, of all TSA visit activity as trained, in a written report format
  • Maintain safe operation of warehouse equipment especially close to X-ray units
  • All other duties as assigned by a supervisor or the Station Management


  • Must have a high school diploma or a GED
  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Must be able to pass a background check
  • Must be able to pass a drug test (including marijuana)
  • Must be able to pass a color vision exam
  • Must be able to lift 70 pounds.
  • Must be able to work shifts, including nights, weekends and holidays.
  • Must have valid State driver license.
  • Must have reliable transportation
  • Must be able to obtain valid airport I.D. badge.
  • Must be able to competently interface with local and federal authorities testing.
  • Must be able to clearly understand and communicate in English when performing essential job functions
  • Must properly perform essential job functions as trained¬†

Benefits Offered:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, etc.
  • Paid Time Off and Sick Time
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan and Roth after 6 months, company match after 1 year
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance
  • Scholarship Program

Air General is a US based nation wide Air Cargo and Ocean Cargo handling company, as well as a provider of Passenger and Traveler Services. Our customers are the world's major International and Domestic Airlines. Air General is dedicated to providing quality cargo handling and transportation logistics services in North America at major US Airports. If you'd like to learn more about the Air General family please visit the link below and explore our videos!



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