Columbus Airport - Public Safety officer (Police Officer/Airport Firefighter)

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Department Columbus Airport
TypeEntry Level
Job TitlePublic Safety officer (Police Officer/Airport Firefighter)
Salary30,000 - 34,000
Deadline Dec 31, 2019 11:59 PM Eastern
Registration Fee$20.00
Location Columbus, GA

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Columbus Airport, GA Public Safety Jobs



Public Safety Officer (Police Officer/Firefighter)


Department: Public Safety

Job Description: Public Safety Officer (Police Officer/Firefighter)

Salary: $30,000 - $34,000

Under general supervision this position is responsible for providing law enforcement, firefighting and airport operations support to the Columbus Airport, Position will be State Certified Law Enforcement Officer and will perform law enforcement and security duties for all areas under the control of the Columbus Airport. Understands and demonstrates a commitment to the Columbus Airport Mission, Vision, and Values Statements in addition to all other Commission sponsored initiatives. As a Certified Aircraft Firefighter, the position also responds to fires; perform fire suppression, search and rescue, ventilation, salvage, and overhaul operations as it relates to structural fires as well as aircraft fires. Responds to medical emergencies and renders aid to include patient survey, first aid, CPR, and extrication at first responder level to include assisting EMS. Responds to incidents involving hazardous materials; assists in the mitigation of the material in accordance with level of training. Assists with fire prevention activities at the Columbus Airport and other duties as assigned by the Chief of Public Safety.

Conducts safety and security inspections of Columbus Airport to ensure federal, state, and local standards are met (including runway and taxiway surface conditions and lighting). Typical responsibilities: Coordinates airport emergency operations with aircraft rescue and firefighting personnel, tenants, FAA, TSA, and military; implements the National Incident Management System/Incident Command System during all emergencies; issues Notice To Airmen; and tracks changes in airport operational status; notifies the maintenance sections of priority ground and terminal maintenance and repair requirements


Possess Firefighter I & II, Hazmat Awareness, Hazmat Operations training as set forth by the National Fire Protection Association, the Georgia Firefighter Standards and Training Act and/or have completed the Basic Law Enforcement Training as required under the State of Georgia Police Officer Standards and Training as a Certified Law Enforcement Officer. A condition of employment is applicant will have one year from date of hire to obtain the additional training required to meet the standards as a Public Safety Officer with the Columbus Airport. Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver's license issued by the State of Georgia for the type of vehicle or equipment operated. Successful candidate must complete a criminal history records check and drug screening as well as a six-month probationary employment period. The Columbus Airport is a drug free workplace.

Preferred Experience:

  • NFPA Certified Firefighter or Police Certified: 2 years (No Agency Contractual Obligations)

Job Type:

  • Full-time Officer

Required education:

  • High school or Equivalent

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