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Director of Human Resources

ACTS-Aviation Security, Inc.
Chicago, Illinois 60018

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ACTS-Aviation Security Inc. has an immediate opening for a Director, Human Resources at its headquarters in Chicago, Illinois. Position is available due to incumbent's upcoming retirement.

Established in 2001, ACTS-Aviation Security has grown to become one of the leading providers of security solutions to the US aviation market. ACTS-Aviation Security, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of the international security company ICTS Europe and specializes in the provision of security solutions and services; primarily focused on catering, aircraft and cargo screening. With corporate offices in Chicago and Atlanta, and operational centers at more than 30 airports across the United States, ACTS provides nationwide coverage. As an ICTS Europe subsidiary, ACTS offers unmatched experience, expertise, quality and innovation. ACTS Security Agents are proud of their role in aviation security and have the opportunity for advancement – the ideal place to build a career in aviation security.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for all Human Resource activities to include employment, compensation, labor and employee relations, benefits, policy development and maintenance of HRIS system.
  • Interviews job applicants for corporate team; reviews application/resume; evaluates applicant skills and makes recommendations regarding applicant's qualifications.
  • Develops and maintains relationships with employment agencies, universities and other recruitment sources.
  • Prepares and maintains Company salary structure, job documentation, and job evaluation systems. Completes salary survey questionnaires.
  • Ensures the preparation, processing and distribution of payroll.
  • Designs new employee orientations.
  • Ensures administration and explanation of benefits to employees, serves as liaison between employees and insurance carriers.
  • Works with Union representatives to resolve labor relations issues, administers grievance process, sits on grievance System Board and is responsible for maintenance and adherence to all Union contracts.
  • Assumes 1st or 2nd chair for Union contract negotiations.
  • Provides advice, assistance and follow-up on Company policies, procedures, and documentation.
  • Coordinates the resolution of specific Union or policy-related and procedural problems and inquiries.
  • Recommends, develops and maintains Human Resource data bases, computer software systems, and manual filing systems.
  • Develops and recommends operating policy and procedural improvements.
  • Manages Regional Human Resource Managers, Recruiters and Administrative staff.
  • Performs specific research/investigation into operational/union issues, as requested.
  • Oversees on-the-job training to new employees through Regional Human Resource Managers and regional trainers.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources, Business, or related field

Work Experience:

  • Seven to 10 years of Human Resources management experience working with Union and Non-Union workforces.
  • Previous experience with negotiating Union contracts a plus.
  • Working with work groups covered under RLA and NLRA a plus.

Job Skills:

  • Knowledge of multiple human resource disciplines.
  • Knowledge of federal and state employment and benefit laws.
  • Ability to analyze data and provide recommendations.
  • Visibility requires maintaining a professional appearance and providing a positive company image to the public.

Communication Skills:

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

Certificates, Licenses and Registrations:

  • PHR or SPHR preferred


  • Up to 25% travel may be required.

Environmental Requirements:

  • Normal office environment.


Demonstrated Competencies to be Successful in the Position:

  • Security Mindset – take pride in keeping the skies safe and the flights secure
  • Trust - keeping promises and speaking the truth.
  • Customer Focused - the willingness to listen and the duty to act – promptly and appropriately.
  • Team Spirit - integrity, experience, collaboration and open communication.
  • Innovation – creativity, seeking new ideas, continuous improvement though anticipating change and adapting to it.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the individual(s) assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required.  Management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as necessary.  In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

Candidates will be required to go through pre-employment drug screen, criminal check and/or airport fingerprinting.

ACTS-Aviation Security is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer!


Posted: 2019-09-11 Expires: 2019-10-11

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Chicago, Illinois 60018

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