Airport Police Officer

Lubbock, TX
Lubbock International Airport

Patrols the Lubbock International Airport to maintain security and enforce applicable laws.

$37,065.60 Annually

8/7/2020 5:00 PM Central


• Perform law enforcement activities for all airport properties (FAA secure and public), including motorized and foot patrols for the prevention of crime, the enforcement of laws and regulations, and the maintenance of security. Perform traffic control, investigation, confinement of prisoners, and dispute resolution;
• Provide federally mandated law enforcement response to the aiport's passenger screening check point;
• Perform safety and security inspections to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local regulations;
• Enforce traffic and parking regulations;
• Make arrests, issue traffic citations, and prepare necessary reports;
• Respond to on-airport emergencies including civil disturbances, auto accidents, and incidents involving aircraft;
• Appear in court on and off duty as the arresting officer;
• Provide escort and guard services when needed;
• Assist public in unlocking vehicles, boosting car batteries, giving directions, and providing first aid;
• Act as on-site representative of airport management after normal business hours;
• Interact on a regular basis with the general public, tenants of the airport, and representatives of federal, state, and area law enforcement agencies;
• Occasionally act as airport primary point of contact;
• Perform related duties as directed.


Completion of a high school diploma or the equivalent and a minimum of one year of law enforcement experience, or any combination of relevant education and experience which provides the following:

Texas Peace Officer's Certificate
CPR Certificate
Texas Operator's License
Physical Exam Required

Knowledge and Abilities
Knowledge of:
• Principles and practices of law enforcement;
• Operation of standard office equipment and police equipment.

Ability to:
• Read, understand, and carry out department policies, laws, and regulations;
• Analyze and prioritize situations for a quick, effective, and reasonable course of action;
• Communicate through receiving and giving written and verbal reports;
• Learn the use and care of small firearms;
• Have keen observation and the ability to remember details;
• Communicate effectively with others;
• Apprehend, hold, and escort prisoners;
• Provide general automotive assistance to stranded motorists.

Physical Requirements:
Frequently lift and carry up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and carry up to 50 pounds. Maintain the ability to:
1. continuously walk and stand during the shift;
2. frequently climb ladders, stairs, or other inclined surfaces;
3. occasionally bend and kneel during the shift;
4. coordinate eye, hand, and foot movement to operate a vehicle.