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Police Officer

Tampa, FL
Tampa International Airport

Performs law enforcement duties for the protection of Aviation Authority property, facilities, personnel and the general public.

Responsibilities:

• 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.

Qualifications:

Graduation from high school or possession of a GED Certificate; and

Age 19 years or older; and

A United States citizen; and

Possession of a State of Florida Law Enforcement Officer Certification; and

Possession of a valid State of Florida Driver License.

AND ONE OF THE FOLLOWING:

Three years of experience as a federal, state, county, city or airport authority law enforcement officer.

Or

An Associate's degree; and

Two years of experience as a federal, state, county, city or airport authority law enforcement officer.

Or

An Associate's degree; and

Successful completion of a State of Florida Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission certified Police Academy.