Public Safety Officer

Primary responsibilities include airport operations-daily field checks, grounds patrols, assisting the public, maintaining the security identification/access control system, assisting with snow removal operations (driving large, manual transmission snow removal equipment) incurring significant overtime hours; maintaining OSHA compliance; escorting in/out airport secure areas, etc. In addition, the Airport Public Safety Officer performs both law enforcement officer (LEO) & aircraft rescue & firefighting (ARFF) functions. LEO certification obtained by completing Basic Police Academy (attendance sponsored by Airport Authority), ARFF certification obtained through in-house training/tests. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age; a high school graduate or equivalent; and have at least one semester of college class’ or equivalent (special training, military, etc.), be a U.S. citizen; have no criminal background; possess or able to obtain Virginia Operator’s License; & have a driving history with no significant traffic violations & satisfactory for insurance purposes.

Requires excellent physical condition to be able to run, carry heavy ARFF equipment, hoses or persons while in fire protective clothing; requires significant bending, stooping, climbing stairs, standing/walking for long periods of time; exposure to weather; exposure to loud noise due to aircraft/vehicle operations.

Salary range: $30,000 - $36,000.

Applications can be mailed to Charlottesville Albemarle Airport Authority, Attention: Human Resources, 100 Bowen Loop Suite 200, Charlottesville, VA 22911 or delivered to the Authority office. Applications accepted until position is filled. Minority applicants are encouraged to apply. Equal Opportunity Employer.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The Charlottesville Albemarle Airport Authority is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by statute. Equal opportunity extends to all aspects of the employment relationship including, hiring, transfers, promotions, training, terminations, working conditions, compensation, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment. The Authority complies with federal, state and local equal employment opportunity laws and strives to keep the workplace free from all forms of unlawful discrimination.

Job opportunities may also be available with other businesses located on the Airport, including the airlines, rental cars, TSA, The Market, Landmark Aviation and others. Please visit their ticket counters for employment information and applications.