AIRPORT PUBLIC SAFETY OFFICER

The Springfield Airport Authority is accepting applications for two (2) Airport Public Safety Officers. These positions are responsible for providing law enforcement, aircraft rescue and firefighting, emergency medical and airport operations services for Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport.

Requires completion of 560-hour Basic Police Training Course and Police Officer Wellness Evaluation Report and certification from the State of Illinois as a Police Officer (current certification with the Illinois Local Law Enforcement Board may be approved). Within 9 months of hire, requires completion of 40-hour Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting Course, 54-hour emergency medical responder course, airfield drivers training, wildlife hazard management training and use of pyrotechnics. Requires familiarity with FAR parts 77, 139 and TSA 1500 series.

Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point, as well as possess strong written and oral communication skills.

A college degree in aviation, criminal justice or fire science is preferred; or in lieu of a degree, a minimum of a high school diploma with two years’ experience in law enforcement, security, firefighting or military training.

The Springfield Airport Authority offers a competitive minimum starting salary of $48,050 and a benefit program that includes: IMRF Pension, Medical/Dental Plan, Deferred Compensation, and Vacation and Sick Time.

Resumes, references and applications accepted until 4:30 pm on

July 24, 2019, to Director of Administration and Finance, Springfield Airport Authority, 1200 Capital Airport Drive, Springfield, Illinois 62707 or email to kboyle@flyspi.com. Printable applications available at www.flyspi.com.

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