Airline security manager is responsible for their teams, the security equipment being used by their airline and the overall safety of passengers, airline employees and baggage.
Airline security manager must have leadership skills to direct the activities of security personnel. Employer may require a minimum of an associate's or bachelor's degree in criminal justice or business management for a position in security management. Military or law enforcement training or experience may enhance employment opportunities for aspiring airline security manager.. Employer may also require managers to have experience using screening tools and equipment, which requires a work history in the airline security field.