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Police Officer

Greer, SC
Greenville–Spartanburg International Airport

Under direct supervision, performs assigned police and traffic control duties.

Greenville–Spartanburg International Airport (GSP) is located near Greer, South Carolina, midway between Greenville and Spartanburg. The airport is the second busiest airport in South Carolina with nearly 1.1 million enplanements in 2017.

Responsibilities:

• Enforces traffic and parking rules.
• Investigates crimes, accidents and suspicious activity on the airport property, prepares incident, booking, and accident reports.
• Assist other law enforcement agencies, writes state summons, and attends court when required.
• Assist the general public, performs lockout, escort and protective services as directed.
• Assists with the enforcement of the Airport Security Plan and Airport Emergency Plan requirements.
• Attends training programs.
• Operate a police vehicle on patrol, non-emergency response, emergency response, or pursuit for the apprehension of suspects.
• Officers must qualify with their weapons at least once annually, or as directed by the training officer.
• Handgun qualifications require an attainment of at least an eighty percent proficiency rating.
• Performs other duties as assigned by the Sergeant.
• Responsible for any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the Airport Chief of Police.

Qualifications:

Education Requirements (Skills, Education, Experience, and Ability)
High School Diploma or GED required.

Experience Requirements
Must have 2 years of law enforcement experience.

Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
• Possess a general knowledge of Airport Rules and Regulations, Federal, State and local laws.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Have the ability to discharge a firearm without undue risk to airport employees, tenants, and the public, and comply with the department firearm standards.
• Operate a police vehicle on patrol, non-emergency response, emergency response, or pursuit for the apprehension of suspects.
• Must have the ability to operate a vehicle and utilize radio equipment at the same time.
• Officers must qualify with their weapons at least annually or as directed by the training officer. Handgun qualifications require an eighty percent (80%) proficiency rating.
• Must successfully complete an annual medical physical designed for the performance and requirements of the job.

Supervisory Responsibility
• None at this time.

Licenses Required
• Valid Driver’s License

Certifications Required
• Must be certified by the South Carolina Law Enforcement Training Council or meet the minimum requirements for entry into the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy.
• Successfully complete the requirements of the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy pre-hire testing which include psychological profile, Police Officers selection test, Polygraph Exam, physical, drug and alcohol screening, and the field training program.