Civil aviation protection agent - Salary and Career
Air transport technicians

Civil aviation protection agent - Career description, activities, functions and salary

Develop and implement a flight safety program and aeronautical emergency plan. They control air traffic on the ground and in the air, promote airport security. They plan flights, dispatch flights, embark and disembark passengers. They carry out inspections in restricted security areas. Supervise activities of the civil aviation system and provide training.

How much does an Civil aviation protection agent earn

A Civil aviation protection agent earns between $1.429 and $5.370 per month, with an average monthly salary of $2.182 and a median salary of $1.613 according to an salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 3.348 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Civil aviation protection agent

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 2.182 26.184 545 12
1º Quartile 1.429 17.150 357 8
Median Salary 1.613 19.356 403 9
3º Quartile 4.096 49.146 1.024 22
Higher Salary 5.370 64.442 1.343 28

Professional job categories

  • Middle level technicians
    • medium level technicians in transport services
      • transport technicians (logistics)
        • air transport technicians

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Main workplaces

Air transport technicians they work in infraero, in agencies and in air transport companies and the like. They are civil and military personnel in the aeronautics, salaried, with a formal contract. They are organized as a team, under permanent or occasional supervision. They work indoors and outdoors. Working hours can be daytime, nighttime, irregular and in shifts, with face-to-face work. There are special rules for the flight controller. Some of the activities performed are subject to noise exposure and stress.

What does it take to work in the field of Air transport technicians

The exercise of these occupations requires a minimum of high school education plus specialization courses ranging from two hundred to more than four hundred class hours. There is a tendency to increase qualifications and part of it is acquired on the job, there is a tendency to rotate roles in airlines with the configuration of a new type of professional, multipurpose. For the full exercise of the activities, three to five years of experience are required.

Functions and activities of Civil aviation protection agent

Air transport technicians must:

  • minister training;
  • boarding passengers and baggage;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • dispatch flights;
  • perform safety restricted area inspection (ars);
  • delivering training;
  • take passengers and baggage;
  • serve customers and users of the civil aviation system;
  • inspect civil aviation system activities;
  • ship passengers and baggage;
  • perform inspection in restricted safety areas (ars);
  • promote airport security;
  • board passengers and baggage;
  • supervise civil aviation system activities;
  • provide flight safety;
  • provide flight security;
  • service customers and users of the civil aviation system;
  • perform security restricted area inspection (ars);
  • plan flight;
  • serving customers and users of the civil aviation system;
  • control air traffic;
  • perform inspection in restricted security areas (ars);
  • communicate;
  • perform inspection in restricted security areas (ars);
  • disembark passengers;

  • Activities

    • accredit people and vehicles for access to restricted areas;
    • make boarding calls according to priority;
    • leadership ability;
    • initiative;
    • keep your driver's license up to date (technical qualification certificate-cht and qualification certificate in security-chs);
    • identify passengers missing boarding;
    • request baggage claim for missing passengers;
    • testing equipment;
    • notify the commander of the existence of armed passengers on board;
    • organize physical airport space;
    • synthesis ability;
    • instructing personnel in qualification courses;
    • tagging baggage;
    • providing accommodation and compensation in cases of overbooking, cancellation, delay and return according to specific legislation;
    • perform personal search by probing;
    • delivering lectures related to flight safety;
    • request area isolation;
    • provide information regarding navigation aid and aerodrome conditions;
    • send hazard report to relevant bodies;
    • work as a team;
    • inspect aeronaut law enforcement;
    • packing, in accordance with current legislation, declared special objects;
    • record occurrences in ars;
    • observe passenger behavior;
    • selling tickets;
    • follow safety procedures;
    • work as a team;
    • keep up-to-date driver's license (technical qualification certificate-cht and qualification certificate in security-chs);
    • conducting lectures related to flight safety;
    • record air traffic violation;
    • inspect cabotage practice by foreign flag aircraft in national territory;
    • authorize flight level change and detour;
    • collect prohibited and/or dangerous objects;
    • approve the aeronautical accident prevention program (ppaa);
    • direct passengers to arrivals hall;
    • monitor tv surveillance system;
    • check documentation and ticket;
    • develop flight security program at the airport;
    • monitor interns and trainees;
    • clarity;
    • supply the flight information system (siv) with updated data;
    • conduct courses and lectures related to airport security;
    • fill in the weight and balance manifest form;
    • rapidity of reflexes;
    • issue authorization to overfly foreign aircraft;
    • provide general information;
    • authorize start of descent for approach and landing procedure;
    • approve flight plan;
    • post safety procedure notices;
    • inspect airport infrastructure conditions;
    • inspect hand luggage (size and volume);
    • make land and air communication via radiotelephony;
    • notify management about the presence of abandoned objects;
    • overcoming adverse situations;
    • inform crew number of people on board and existence of special passengers;
    • highlight boarding pass;
    • approve airline security plan;
    • perform ramp control;
    • sensory ability;
    • authorize aircraft door closing;
    • supervise the practice of security measures according to the security level of the airport;
    • implement airport security and operations guidelines;
    • check the total number of passengers on board;
    • forward connecting passengers;
    • activate the competent body;
    • apply questionnaire (profile);
    • inspect technical operational procedures and safety of airlines and airport administration ;
    • activate alert service;
    • create reports;
    • control the transport of dangerous and controlled goods;
    • join meetings;
    • inform the number of in-flight services;
    • transmit flight plan to the aeronautical information unit;
    • disseminate the philosophy of the investigation and prevention system of aeronautical accidents (sipaer);
    • perform land and air communication via radiotelephony;
    • request removal of metallic, electronic and personal objects;
    • request consent from passengers for personal search;
    • supervise operating conditions of safety equipment ( stretchers and others);
    • develop an aviation emergency plan;
    • keep a current qualification certificate (technical qualification certificate-cht and qualification certificate in security-chs);
    • record occurrences of aeronautical incidents and accidents;
    • call waiting list;
    • keep your current driver's license certificate (technical qualification certificate-cht and qualification certificate in security-chs);
    • adop security level;
    • supervise aeronaut law enforcement;
    • trigger bird inhibitor devices at the airport site;
    • public speaking;
    • adjust flight conditions according to the origin and destination runways (size, temperature and others) );
    • identify objects that may cause damage to aircraft/passengers ;
    • provide services of surveillance and radar vectoring;
    • fill in flight progression sheet;
    • adopt security level;
    • sell tickets;
    • establish procedures for the transportation of valuables;
    • conduct meetings to discuss issues related to flight safety;
    • objectivity;
    • register customer and user complaints;
    • set route, flight level, fuel consumption, according to technical specifications of the aircraft;
    • inspect activities of the aeronautical maintenance workshop;
    • control access and circulation in restricted areas;
    • complete reports;
    • collect signatures on the weight and balance manifest;
    • visual acuity;
    • collect information passed by flight planning;
    • inform commander about updated weather report;
    • notify the administration of fire outbreaks and invasion of the airport site;
    • inspect pilot schools, aero clubs and aviation clubs (operational procedures and documents);
    • inform the number of on-board services;
    • request disposal of prohibited and/or dangerous objects;
    • inform armed passengers about the existence of others in the same situation;
    • open a case for missing or damaged baggage;
    • coordinate with adjacent control bodies;
    • check equipment operation;
    • report;
    • verify employee and vehicle credentials;
    • collect information about the number of passengers, cargo and baggage;
    • use epi;
    • monitor data entered in the flight information system (siv);
    • inspect the opening and call of the waiting list;
    • store unaccompanied luggage (rush, lost or forgotten);
    • inspect airworthiness and aircraft maintenance;
    • make flight reservations;
    • provide medical emergency care;
    • maintain constant surveillance of traffic, airspace and operational areas of responsibility;
    • disembark special passengers (ill, prisoners, pregnant women and those with limited mobility);
    • inspect cabotage practice by foreign-flagged aircraft in national territory;
    • allow taxiing, movement of people and vehicles in the maneuvering areas;
    • develop an airport security plan (psa);
    • adopt procedures for initial investigation of aeronautical incidents and accidents;
    • operate equipment;
    • trigger mechanisms to assist aircraft in aeronautical emergency;
    • log air traffic incidents;
    • trigger mechanisms to respond to aircraft in aeronautical emergencies;
    • supervise activities of auxiliary air transport service companies;
    • fill in avsec dispatches and forms;
    • keep separate aircraft in flight;
    • organization;
    • suspend operations at the aerodrome under special conditions;
    • determine distribution of cargo and baggage in the holds;
    • inspect aircraft documentation;
    • accompany provision and service teams on board;
    • ability to observe;
    • inspect employees and vehicles;
    • remove luggage from passengers missing boarding;
    • provide collection of objects that may cause damage to aircraft ;
    • monitor the closing of the aircraft doors;
    • focused and diffused attention;
    • distribute emergency plan to civil aviation system bodies;
    • request authorization for air traffic control outside the area of responsibility;
    • analyze meteorological and aeronautical information;
    • make airspace available for air activity;
    • fill out weight and balance manifest form;
    • authorize aircraft door to close;
    • troubleshooting;
    • systemic vision ability;
    • authorize takeoff and landing;
    • systemic vision capacity;
    • check specific documentation for the transport of atypical objects;
    • inspect activities of auxiliary air transport service companies;
    • apply procedures according to ppaa;
    • act with self-control;
    • check technical proficiency of airmen;
    • subject to violators according to the brazilian aeronautical code and complementary legislation;
    • assess weather conditions on final approach;

    Sectors that hire Civil aviation protection agent the most in the job market

    • air transport auxiliary activities
    • airports and landing fields operation
    • temporary labor lease
    • air taxi service and aircraft rental with crew
    • lubricants wholesale
    • installation of other equipment
    • activities of associative organizations linked to culture and art
    • manpower selection and agency
    • other professional, scientific and technical activities
    • supplying prepared foods mainly for businesses

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