Airport Police Officer-Reserve

Website Onslow County Government

Closing Date/Time:
Thu. 07/23/20 11:59 PM Eastern Time
$19.53 – $25.39 Hourly


This is a part-time/reserve position that works on an as-needed basis and does not receive any benefits.

Performs protective service work in the areas of security and safety at the County Airport, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the close supervision of the Airport Police Lieutenant and/or Chief.

Position Responsibilities:

Provides law enforcement support in passenger screening and baggage check-in area; maintains records in accordance with the law.
Provides airport security training to airport personnel and tenants.
Provides and maintains support on the curbside for unattended vehicles and baggage.
Routinely patrols airport perimeter access gates and fuel barn.
Conducts daily inventory of vehicles in the parking lot.
Enforces parking regulations in front of the terminal and on access roads; issues citations.
Operationalizes Airport Emergency Plan in cooperation with local LEO agencies.
Conducts spot-inspections of personnel for proper wearing of security badges; controls badge inventory.
Enforces County Tax Ordinance; issues taxi permits; inspects cabs.
Provides security escort for contractors, vendors, and maintenance personnel, along with military charter flights.
Serves as an airport emergency point of contact with TSA.
Coordinates airlines security procedures with tenant airlines.
Investigates traffic accidents on airport property.
Control vehicle access inside airport perimeter; issues permits, decals, and access media.
Performs assigned functions as a Disaster Ready Team (DRT) member, if appointed or volunteer.
Performs related tasks as required.

Thorough knowledge of police methods, practices, and procedures; general knowledge of local, State and Federal laws and FAA security and airport operations procedures; general knowledge of the principles and techniques of emergency medical care; ability to deal courteously, but firmly, with the public; ability to analyze situations and to adopt a quick, effective and reasonable course of action with due regard to surrounding hazards and circumstances; possession of physical agility and endurance ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and the general public.

 Education, Experience, and Special Requirements:
High school diploma or GED and considerable experience in law enforcement, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

This position is required to work a minimum of 24 hours per month when requested.

Physical Requirements

This work requires the regular exertion of up to 10 pounds of force, frequent exertion of up to 25 pounds of force and occasional exertion of up to 50 pounds of force; work regularly requires standing, walking, sitting, speaking or hearing, using hands to finger, handle or feel and repetitive motions, frequently requires reaching with hands and arms, pushing or pulling and lifting and occasionally requires climbing or balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling and tasting or smelling; work requires close vision, distance vision, ability to adjust focus, depth perception, color perception, night vision and peripheral vision; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word and conveying detailed or important instructions to others accurately, loudly or quickly; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels and to receive detailed information through oral communications and/or to make fine distinctions in sound; work requires preparing and analyzing written or computer data, visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts, using of measuring devices, operating machines, operating motor vehicles or equipment and observing general surroundings and activities; work occasionally requires wet, humid conditions (non-weather), working near moving mechanical parts, working in high, precarious places, exposure to fumes or airborne particles, exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals, exposure to outdoor weather conditions, exposure to extreme cold (non-weather), exposure to extreme heat (non-weather), exposure to the risk of electrical shock, working with explosives, exposure to vibration and wearing a self contained breathing apparatus; work is generally in a loud noise location (e.g. grounds maintenance, heavy traffic).

Special Requirements

Basic Law Enforcement Officer Certification in accordance with the State of North Carolina Standards for Law Enforcement Officers or Sheriff’s Training Standards
Valid driver’s license.

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