Police Officer

Piedmont Triad Airport Police

Job Description:     An employee in this position performs law enforcement duties.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Patrols airport property in a police vehicle or on foot; checks doors and windows; inspects security doors, gates, and other areas; detects unusual conditions; reports dangerous or defective streets, sidewalks, traffic lights, or other hazardous conditions.
  • Responds to calls for assistance, complaints, suspicious activity, disputes, loud and disruptive behavior; completes calls by determining the true nature of the situation and taking whatever legal action is warranted effective.
  • Investigates traffic accidents; issues traffic citations, directs traffic, and participates in other emergency operation activities.
  • Performs investigations of accidents or other incidents through observation, questioning witnesses, and gathering physical evidence; performs arrests and processes criminal suspects; presents findings in court.
  • Issues citations for violation of traffic regulations; apprehends and processes criminal suspects.
  • Operates a two-way radio to receive instructions and information from or to report information to communications center or coworkers; maintains vehicle, weapons, and other equipment in standards working order.
  • Monitors adherence to parking regulations and issues tickets for violations.
  • Prepares records and reports of activities.
  • Advises the public on regulations and laws.
  • Performs other related duties as required.
  • Assists stranded motorists; gives information and directions to visitors and the general public.
  • Performs badge checks.
  • Assists maintenance personnel with snow removal and other activities.
  • Enforcing Security Directives from TSA.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:   

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following:

  • Considerable knowledge of state and federal laws, local ordinances and policies of the police department, especially relating to traffic control, public relations, and FAA security requirements.
  • Working knowledge of law enforcement principles, practices, methods and equipment.
  • Some knowledge of scientific crime detection and criminal identification methods and procedures.
  • Skill in the use of firearms and other police equipment and in the application of self-defense tactics.
  • Ability to understand and apply applicable FAA/TSA regulations.
  • Ability to act with sound judgment in routine and emergency situations.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written forms.
  • Ability to present effective court testimony
  • Ability to prepare clear and concise activity reports.
  • Ability to build and maintain cooperative and effective public relations with the citizens.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, supervisors, and other public officials.
  • Must possess the visual acuity to operate a police vehicle and distinguish details and differences when observing people, places, or things on patrol.

Minimum Requirements:           

  • Graduation from high school or equivalent.
  • Requires a valid driver’s license and possession of a Current Basic Law Enforcement Certificate provided by the North Carolina Justice Education and Training Standards Commission.
  • Prefer some law enforcement training or experience.

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Interested applicants must complete a PTAA Application online at www.flyfrompti.com/employment/

Human Resources Department
336-665-5658
Email: ptaahr@gsoair.org

To apply for this job please visit flyfrompti.com.

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