Airport Police Officer

Recruitment #23-AI8835-01

Salary Information

Compensation plans are based on a multi-step progression system. The pay range reflects the entry level and maximum salary potential in the assigned pay grade.

**A starting salary may be negotiated and will be commensurate with education, training and experience in alignment with pay administration policies and MCCP Board Rules & Regulations**

Nature of Work

The reason this position exists is to perform specialized law enforcement work providing protection for civilian aviation passengers, visitors, aircraft and facilities. Work involves specialized security requirements of airport traffic direction, making arrests, and detaining persons suspected of violating local, state, or federal laws or regulations, participation in search procedures or implementation of bomb threat plan, engaging in law enforcement activities including uniformed foot, vehicle, Segway, and bicycle patrol to ensure the integrity of the commercial aviation environment, and participating in training sessions on airport security related subjects. This position reports to Airport Police Corporal, Sergeant, Lieutenant and/or the Airport Police Chief.


Minimum Qualifications

Must have completed a police recruit academy approved by the Alabama Peace Officers Standards and Training (APOST) and be currently certified as a Police Officer.


*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 duty.  Must be 21 years of age, have U.S. citizenship or have applied for U.S. citizenship before applying for Airport Police Officer, and must complete a 1 year probationary period.

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 11:59 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 may be conditional upon the potential employee passing a pre-employment 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).

BACKGROUND CHECK: Employment may be conditional upon the potential employee passing a background check. (Candidates will be asked to provide consent prior to the administration of background checks.)

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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