Leadership Solutions

Aviation Security Manager


Amazon Services LLC


Hanover, MD


The Amazon Aviation Security team is seeking an enthusiastic, customer obsessed AvSec Security Manager to provide support and oversight for cargo transportation efforts in Amazon Air, encompassing new initiatives for the transportation supply chain involving Amazon owned and third party delivery methods. Responsibilities include managing risk-based security standards and ensuring compliance with corporate policies, airport and federal regulations, and standardized processes. The AvSec Manager performs ongoing assessments of operating risks and the development of appropriate mitigation strategies to sustain business operations, existing and future. We are seeking a strong leader who embraces our Leadership Principles and is excited about an opportunity to influence and support our growing Air network. This key role supports the Air operation programs with understanding, implementing, and validation of security requirements, to ensure associates, third party vendors, visitors, and assets (people, property, and data) are secure and the organization is prepared to properly respond to various security related incidents. The candidate must have a demonstrated ability to utilize their security expertise and management strength to challenge conventional wisdom, think strategically, communicate effectively, and deliver results.

Key Job Responsibilities

The AvSec Manager responsibilities include managing ambiguity through knowledge to facilitate team priorities in order to meet short-term process targets and team goals. This position will assist with hiring & developing the right workforce strategy to meet long-term process targets. This position will directly manage a team of on-site professionals and 3rd party vendors.

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  • Bachelor degree (or higher) in security or related field and/or 5+ years of experience
  • 5+ years of experience in one or all of the following disciplines; corporate security management, transportation/supply chain security, aviation security
  • 5+ years of Aviation Regulatory Security Compliance experience, specifically TSA and U.S Customs
  • 5+ years of experience in a customer service driven environment
  • 5+ years of experience conducting workplace risk investigations
  • Experience with all Microsoft Office applications


  • Master’s degree in a related field or MBA
  • Strong leadership skills and knowledge; ability to influence change and drive desired outcomes in a matrixed organization
  • Ability to independently manage through ambiguity and handle changing priorities, to effectively prioritize, multitask, and exercise good judgment
  • Analytical leader experienced in performance based, action and results-oriented management, strong project manager and effective problem solver
  • Ability to take calculated risks and challenge current practices to develop and deliver innovative solutions to meet or exceed the customer expectations
  • Lean Six Sigma and/or Green/Black Belt Certified
  • Experience with physical security control and surveillance systems
  • Interviewing and Interrogation experience desired
  • Workplace investigation certification (Wicklander-Zulawksi certification)
  • Workplace Violence and/or Business Continuity experience

How to Apply:

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