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Airport Police Officer

Recruitment #17-AI8835-03

Nature of Work

This is specialized law enforcement work providing protection for civilian aviation passengers, visitors, aircraft and facilities. Work involves the specialized security requirements of airport traffic direction, arrest, and detention of persons suspected of violating local, state, or federal laws or regulations, participation in search procedures or implementation of bomb threat plan, vehicular patrol, and participation in training sessions on airport security related subjects. Reports to Airport Police Corporal, Airport Police Sergeant, and Airport Police Chief.

Minimum Qualifications

Must be currently certified as a Police Officer by the Alabama Peace Officers Standards and Training Commission (APOSTC).   

 *Applicants must provide necessary documentation indicating they are currently POST certified in law enforcement in order to be placed on the eligible register. 

Special Requirements

Must possess and maintain a current Alabama driver's license. Must be willing to work nights, shifts, and weekends. Must submit to a 5-year employment background check to satisfy Federal Aviation Administration requirements. Must be certified by a licensed physician to be in good health and physically fit for the performance of duties.

Kind of Examination

Applications are being accepted to fill current vacancies and any other vacancies that may occur during the life of the register.  The current vacancy is with the Montgomery Regional Airport. Applicants will be screened and qualified based on education and experience as shown on the application and minimally qualifying supplemental questionnaire. For this reason, applicants are urged to fill in the application form and supplemental questionnaire completely providing detailed information concerning the kinds of jobs they have held, the dates they held them, where and exactly what their duties were. Applicants will be considered equally qualified and placed on the register in alphabetical order.

Complete an online application by visiting Montgomery City-County Personnel's Online Employment Center. Paper applications are no longer accepted. Completed applications will be accepted online until 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. If there is no closing date, the announcement may be closed at any time without prior notice.

Additional Information

BENEFITS: Employees are offered a competitive benefits package which includes health, dental, and life insurance, paid annual and sick leave, paid holidays, and a retirement program.

DRUG TEST: Employment is conditional upon the potential employee passing a preemployment drug test. (The drug test may require the submission of a sample of hair, finger nails, and/or urine that will verify illegal drug use).

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: Discrimination against any person in recruitment, examination, appointment, training, promotion, retention, discipline, or any other aspect of personnel administration because of political or religious opinions or affiliations or because of race, national origin, or any other non merit factors is prohibited. Discrimination on the basis of age, sex, or physical disability is prohibited except where specific age, sex, or physical requirements constitute a bona fide occupational qualification necessary to proper and efficient administration.

REQUEST FOR ACCOMMODATION: Under the Americans with Disabilities Act, it is the responsibility of the applicant with a disability to request accommodation which he/she requires in order to participate in the application or examination process. The Personnel Department reserves the right to require documentation of the need for accommodation under the ADA. In order to request accommodation in the application or testing process, contact the Personnel Director at (334) 625-2675.

I9: Prior to your employment, you will be required to provide to your employer documentation of your identity and employment eligibility in order to comply with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

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