Airport Police Officer (OUF)

  • City of Kansas City, MO
  • Kansas City, Missouri
  • Sep 18, 2019
Full Time Aviation or Harbor Public Safety

Job Description

Several full-time positions available.

Department/Division: Aviation Department/ Airport Police Division
Salary Range: $15.66- $31.11/hour without a Missouri POST A certification; $18.46- $31.11/hour with a Missouri POST A certification.
Work Location: KCI Airport, 1 International Square
Normal Work Days/Hours: Monday- Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. during training then placed on schedule based on manpower needs.
Application Deadline Date: Open Until Filled

*Employees who hold the exact position title, have successfully completed their 6-month probationary period, and wish to be considered for a lateral transfer into the posted position, must contact the department directly. All others interested must submit an application to be considered for this posted Job Opening.


Responsibilities

Enforces all applicable laws, rules and regulations pertaining to safeguarding property and persons in attendance at the airport. Controls vehicular and pedestrian traffic at airport facilities. Responds to crash, fire and emergency situations and provides first aid. Screens passengers when weapons, explosives or hazardous materials are detected. Works with staff of other agencies, visiting dignitaries, large reception crowds, bomb threats and prevention of theft and vandalism.


Qualifications

REQUIRES high school graduation. Must be at least 21 years of age. Must possess a valid state-issued driver's license in accordance with City of KCMO policies. Must pass a pre-employment drug screen, post-offer physical examination, and psychological evaluation as prescribed by the City. Must successfully complete a 10-year FAA background check. Must be able to obtain a Class A P.O.S.T certification within 6 months of employment. Must be eligible to obtain a special police commission as issued by the KCMO Police Department. Preference will be given to those with a Missouri POST A certification.


Other Information

URGENT!!! CRITICAL RECRUITMENT INFORMATION

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For positions requiring college education as part of the minimum requirement and/or an equivalency, the minimum education requirement is high school graduation. The requirement of "high school graduation" also includes the state-issued GED certificate.

For positions that require an accredited degree, qualifying professional, responsible experience must be obtained AFTER receipt of the accredited degree.

Unless otherwise stated, the requirement of "an accredited" degree includes only those degrees obtained from colleges or universities listed with the U. S. Department of Education and recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education.

If claiming military veterans preference points, you must attach a copy of your DD-214 or other qualifying documents prior to the application deadline.

Applications submitted in person or by USPS mail must be received by the published Application Deadline, 5:00P.M., C.T. Applications submitted by FAX or online must be received by the published Application Deadline, midnight, C.T.

All positions require successful completion of a pre-employment criminal history/background check. Non-residents, if appointed, must establish residency within the city limits of Kansas City, MO within nine months.

The City of KCMO is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. EOE.

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The City of KCMO does not discriminate on the basis of disability in the admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs or activities. Any applicant requiring an accommodation should contact the Human Resources Department, Recruitment & Selections Division at (816) 513-1945.