Public Safety Officer II – Lateral-Louisville Regional Airport Authority

Under general supervision of the Public Safety Officer II, performs all duties related to airport safety and security, including, but not limited to, structural firefighting, aircraft and rescue (ARFF), emergency medical services, general law enforcement, and law enforcement duties as specified by the appropriate federal, state and local authorities for anti-terrorism security. This position provides customer-service, communicates and assists all airport stakeholders daily.

*Monitors radio, pager, and phones for calls for service and responds to aircraft, structural, HAZMAT, EMS, law enforcement, and all other requests as directed.
*Pro-actively patrols the airport providing public safety visibility and takes appropriate action when needed.
*Conducts training as determined by department leadership on subjects in all disciplines, including law enforcement, firefighting, EMS, and FAA Part 139.
*Performs facility, equipment, and vehicle checks and maintenance to assure facilities, equipment, and vehicles are fully functional.
*Completes daily work details and other duties as assigned.

Certification as a State Peace Officer (POPS) by the Kentucky Law Enforcement Council with at least two years full-time experience; including the following:
*Must be at least 21 years of age.
*Must be a citizen of the United States.
*Must have a high school diploma or equivalent.
*Must pass pre-employment physical/stress and medical examination o Which includes a full physical: EKG, Chest X-ray, pulmonary functions, vision test (normal or 20/40 in one eye and not more
than 20/25 in the other, both corrective to 20/20), color test, and have no problem using protective breathing apparatus.
*Must not have been a convicted of a felony or have any criminal action actively being prosecuted.
*Must be vaccinated for Hepatitis B, have provided evidence of immunity, or have signed a declination form within ten days of initial assignment.
*Must pass physical agility test.
*Must pass semi-annual physical fitness test.
*This position requires the incumbent to maintain a Security Identification Display Area (SIDA) credential and driving privileges, including airfield permits.
*POPS certification will require transfer of previous law enforcement training or successful completion of the police academy.

This position is classified as “heavy” to “very heavy” work in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. This position requires the ability to work in inclement weather; extreme heat and cold on occasion and ability to work in confined spaces and/or high spaces; climbing ladders, scaffolding, etc. This position is subject to: work with exposure to toxic chemicals on occasion and noxious chemicals on a regular basis; occasional exposure to blood borne pathogens or bodily fluids and extreme noise and hazards such as proximity to moving or mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electric current, etc. Physical demands are in excess of those for sedentary work; must be able to remain on feet for periods of time, stoop, kneel, crouch, lift, carry, push, pull, climb, balance, walk and/or run. Must be physically fit and be able to defend one’s self from attack or physical assault. Must be able to retrain, lift and/or carry adults of varying weights.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS Must have a valid driver’s license, pass random drug screenings, and pass background investigation which may include: a polygraph and criminal and credit checks (prior to employment).

Medical Insurance, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Days, Paid Holidays, Long Term Disability, 401K/457b Plans (company match), Pension/Retirement. Hours per week and compensation are based on a 24/48 shift. Rotating 24 hours on duty followed by 48 hours off duty. The Louisville Regional Airport Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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