Public Safety Officer - Certified
The Charlottesville – Albemarle Airport is seeking a Public Safety Officer to perform specialized law enforcement operations to protect the travelling public, prevent crime and enforce applicable state and local laws. Public Safety Officers have the additional responsibility to enforce Airports Authority regulations and conduct aircraft rescue firefighting duties. The Public Safety Officer also supports the Safety of Flight Operations and other duties as assigned.
The Airport authority is a fast-growing organization that focuses on teamwork and quality of life for its employees.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
· Working knowledge of the principles, procedures, and equipment used in law enforcement and firefighting.
· Ability to develop and exhibit knowledge of modern principles, practices and procedures of police and fire suppression work.
· Knowledge of laws, to prevent and discover the commission of crime, and to enforce motor vehicle and parking regulations and correct traffic hazards.
· Answers calls and complaints received by radio, telephone, or in person involving emergency, disorder, crime, and fire.
· Conducts police related community awareness and public relations work.
· Interviews persons with complaints or inquiries, takes statements and tends to proper disposition of the information or directs them to proper authorities.
· Conducts preliminary investigations, gathers evidence and locates witnesses.
· Makes arrests and/or takes prisoners to jail.
· Visits crime scenes, searches for and preserves evidence, investigates clues, and searches for and apprehends violators.
· Ensures that prisoners are charged, processed, and confined.
· Composes written reports.
· Appears in court to present evidence and/or testify as required.
· Conducts specialized investigations and raids.
· Administer basic first aid.
· Attends in service training and practices use of firearms.
· Operate fire suppression equipment
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