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Police Officer

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Position Summary (Primary Function)

Under direct supervision, performs assigned police and traffic control duties

 

Responsibilities (Essential Functions)

  • Enforces traffic and parking rules.
  • Investigates crimes, accidents and suspicious activity on the airport property, prepares incident, booking, and accident reports.
  • Assist other law enforcement agencies, writes state summons, and attends court when required.
  • Assist the general public, performs lockout, escort and protective services as directed.
  • Assists with the enforcement of the Airport Security Plan and Airport Emergency Plan requirements.
  • Attends training programs.
  • Operate a police vehicle on patrol, non-emergency response, emergency response, or pursuitfor the apprehension of suspects.
  • Officers must qualify with their weapons at least once annually, or as directed by the training officer.
  • Handgun qualifications require an attainment of at least an eighty percent proficiency rating.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Sergeant.
  • Responsible for any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the Airport Chief of Police.

 

Education Requirements (Evaluation Factors: Skills, Education, Experience, and Ability)

High School Diploma or GED required.

 

Experience Requirements

Must have 2 years of law enforcement experience.

 

Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • This position requires a 10-year criminal history background check with no disqualifying convictions.
  • Possess a general knowledge of Airport Rules and Regulations, Federal, State and local laws.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Have the ability to discharge a firearm without undue risk to airport employees, tenants, and the public, and comply with the department firearm standards.
  • Operate a police vehicle on patrol, non-emergency response, emergency response, or pursuit for the apprehension of suspects.
  • Must have the ability to operate a vehicle and utilize radio equipment at the same time.
  • Officers must qualify with their weapons at least annually or as directed by the training officer. Handgun qualifications require an eighty percent (80%) proficiency rating.
  • Must successfully complete an annual medical physical designed for the performance and requirements of the job.

 

Supervisory Responsibility

None at this time.

 

Licenses Required

  • Valid South Carolina Driver’s License
  • Must maintain a safe driving record, on and off duty. Must not have more than two chargeable accidents in the past three years, or more than two non-disqualifying traffic convictions in the past three years.

 

Certifications Required

  • Must be certified by the South Carolina Law Enforcement Training Council or meet the minimum requirements for entry into the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy.
  • Successfully complete the requirements of the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy pre-hire testing which include psychological profile, Police Officers selection test, Polygraph Exam, physical, drug and alcohol screening, and the field training program.

 

Latitude/Independent Judgment/Accuracy

  • Diligence must be exercised when handling confidential information.
  • Reasonable care for equipment/process will prevent injury/damage.
  • Responsible for own work, but must coordinate work with others.
  • This position requires the ability to maintain control and good public relations under all conditions.

 
Working Conditions

  • To perform police tasks without undue effort or injury, the officer must comply with theminimal physical fitness performance requirements as outlined by the Spartanburg Regional Medical Center Occupational Health office.
  • Must be able to stand or walk for long periods of time.
  • May be required to perform work in adverse weather conditions, snow, ice etc.
  • Mental and/or Visual Demand - Mental and visual demands are high and vary with function performed.  Consistent mental attention needed to respond safely and efficiently.
  • Attentiveness to work procedure will reduce potential risk of injury in work areas.
  • This position requires uncommon tours of duty to include but not limited to weekends and holidays, rotating shift assignments and overtime duty.
  • Will be subject to recall after normal duty hours.
  • Maintain good Customer Service skills when dealing with tenants and the general public

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