James Anthony (Tony) Kelly - Security Professional.

Airport Night Security Operations / Firefighter. at Waterford Airport



Current location


Work category




Specialties: Highly Skilled, Experienced Security Professional.
Honest, Diligent and Disciplined.
Loyal, Strong and Effective Team Member.
Excellent Communication Skills, Diplomatic and Observant.
Customer Focused and Respectful.
Smart and Professional Appearance.
Common-sense and Mature Approach towards situations.

James Anthony (Tony) Kelly's Professional Experience

2008 - Present

Waterford Airport - Airport Night Security Operations / Firefighter.

I am currently employed as Night Security Operations. My duties include being part of the Fire and Rescue Crew for the Search and Rescue Helicopter if it is launched during the night. I also assist with our schedule flights with the Security Screening of passengers and baggage and also helping with the loading and offloading of baggage on the aircraft. I would also be part of the Airport Fire Service for the schedule flights. During the night shift I would provide Security cover and monitoring for the Airport Terminal Building, Carpark and any Aircraft on the apron.

2007 - 2008

U.S. Embassy. - Security Guard.

Duties included Access Control and Screening of all Visitors, also Explosives Screening for all Vehicles entering the Embassy Compound or the Ambassador's Residence.

2003 - 2007

Waterford Airport. - Airport Operations Officer.

Duties included Airport Security / Firefighter, Ground Operations and Passenger Handling.

1997 - 1999

Waterford Regional Hospital ( S - Security ). - Hospital Security Officer.

Duties included patrolling and policing of the Hospital Wards, Clinics and Grounds. Dealing with disruptive and aggressive individuals in Accident and Emergency, Car-park management and Access Control.

1988 - 1997

Irish Department of Defence. - Soldier.

I served 9yrs. as a Soldier in the Irish Permanent Defence Forces. During my service I completed two tours of six month duty with the U.N. Interim Force in Lebanon. I also did various other Military duties such as Prison Guard, Prisoner Escorts, Explosive Escorts, Barrack Guard and Ceremonial Duties. I also completed various Weapons and Tactical training.

1986 - 1988

Tycor Handling Contracts. - Technical Draughtsman.

Tasks included preparing Detailed Drawing Plans for Engineering Projects mainly in Conveyor Handling Systems, Storage Facilities and Electronic Workstation Bases. I was also involved in supervising on-site assembly of Projects etc.

James Anthony (Tony) Kelly's Education and Qualifications


Certificate - Occupational First Aid.

Fetac L5.


Certificate - Security Supervisor Management.

Fetac L6.


Certificate - Garda Reserve Police Training.

Garda College, (Templemore).


Certificate - Basic Guarding Skills.

Fetac L4.


Certificate - Airport Firefighter.

International Fire Training College (Teeside U.K.)


Diploma - ICS Diploma in Fitness and Nutrition.

International Correspondence School (Home Study).


member -

Irish Defence Forces.


Certificate - Technical Draughtsmanship.



second level/high school education -

St. Paul's Community College.

James Anthony (Tony) Kelly's Additional Information


My Interests include Swimming, Water Activities, Hiking, Camping and being involved in Scouting. I also like to read about Local History or Factual Books. I like to watch Films and listen to Music also. Other interests include Videography, Digital Photography, Drawing and Motorcycles.