Police Officer

Detroit, MI
Wayne County Airport Authority

Annual Compensation Range $51,740.00 – $74,515 after 4 years: plus paid vacation, tuition reimbursement, paid health care, defined contribution retirement plan and performance bonus.

A Brief Overview

Under the direct supervision of an Airport Police Sergeant, performs Peace Officer related duties that include enforcement of State and Local laws, Transportation Security Administration (TSA) mandated Airport Security Plan and Airport Authority Ordinances.

What you will do

  • Patrols Airport property in vehicles and on foot in order to ensure its general safety and prevent criminal activity
  • Responds to calls for assistance, such as passenger screening checkpoint alarms, burglary alarms, assaults, vehicle accidents, and criminal activity
  • Responds to emergency calls occurring on Airport Property such as airplane crashes, serious medical conditions i.e. heart attacks, bomb threats, potential hijacking, etc. Secures the scene of an emergency or crime; renders first aid and Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and assists medical personnel as necessary
  • Conducts field interrogations and interviews witnesses; apprehends and/or arrests persons who violate State and Local laws and regulations; preserves the scene of the crime and evidence; transports and books offenders into a detention facility; participates in investigations; appears in Court to give testimony in arrest or other cases
  • Manages traffic and enforces traffic laws including issuance of Notices to Appear, accident and hit-and-run investigations and impaired driving arrests; directs traffic
  • Provides law enforcement support for pre-flight screening activities in Airport terminals per Airport Ordinances and TSA regulations in order to prevent unauthorized entry of persons or materials into terminal sterile areas, boarding ramps, aircraft or the airfield

Qualifications (ALL)

  • Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice or a related field, AND must have completed all requirements of MCOLES to become a sworn Michigan Law Enforcement Officer including successful completion of a police academy; Or
  • High School Diploma or Certificate of High School Equivalency AND must be a sworn or certifiable Michigan Law Enforcement Officer and meet all employment standards as defined by the Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards (MCOLES)
  • MCOLES Police Certification
  • ST of MI Driver License and a safe, acceptable driving record.