Police Officer

Tampa, FL
Tampa Police Department
Salary: $44,720.00-$69,409.00

Department Description

The incumbent for this position will perform law enforcement duties for the protection of Aviation Authority property, facilities, personnel and the general public.

Responsibilities:

Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform one or more of the activities described below.

  • Enforces all Aviation Authority regulations, federal, state and local laws.
  • Enforces traffic laws by observing, issuing citations and warnings and apprehending violators on Aviation Authority premises.
  • Responds to calls and investigates problems, disturbances, traffic accidents, crimes, emergencies and other incidents; provides assistance and prepares related reports.
  • Performs foot and vehicle patrols in assigned areas on Aviation Authority property to detect and monitor possible criminal activity and interrogates suspicious persons.
  • Apprehends and arrests suspected law violators to ensure public safety.
  • Testifies in court to provide an accurate account of investigation reports and findings.
  • Provides information and assistance to the public.
  • Administers Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and first aid as required and maintains certification currency.
  • Impounds abandoned or illegally parked vehicles, and vehicles used in the commission of crimes.
  • Transports prisoners to detention or medical facilities.
  • Maintains patrol car, weapons and other law enforcement equipment to insure operational readiness.
  • Operates communications equipment.
  • Completes written reports and required forms in accordance with standard operating procedures and directives.
  • Prepares and preserves evidence in accordance with directives to maintain chain of custody.
  • Performs other related duties as required.