††††††††††††††††††††††† AIRPORT SECURITY DIRECTOR††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† 5074



An employee in this class coordinates airport security for the Town of Islipís Department of Aviation & Transportation and is responsible for the overall administration and operational supervision of the airport security division. Responsibilities include overseeing the assignment of airport security guards to their posts, evaluating work performance and instructing employees in new security and law enforcement methods. Duties involve significant contact with public officials and with the general public.Work is performed under the general direction of the Town Commissioner and Deputy Town Commissioner of Aviation & Transportation and in accordance with established federal airport security guidelines.Does related work as required.



††††††††††† Oversees the daily operation and administrative functions of the airport security division;

††††††††††† Directs airport security and law enforcement functions;

††††††††††† Provides detailed security reports to the Town Commissioner and Deputy Town Commissioner;

††††††††††† Manages the assignment of security personnel;

††††††††††† Coordinates training of personnel in airport security operations;

††††††††††† Plans and implements security and law enforcement policies and procedures;

††††††††††† Maintains contact with local, state and federal law enforcement agencies;

††††††††††† Investigates complaints regarding activities of the airport security division;

††††††††††† Participates in airport emergency programs in conjunction with aircraft fire rescue operations;

††††††††††† Acts as the Incident Commander for all security related emergencies;

††††††††††† Maintains various records regarding the security operation of the airport.



Thorough knowledge of the operation and administration of a security/law enforcement department; thorough knowledge of criminal, civil, vehicle and traffic laws; good knowledge of the laws, rules, and regulations governing security operations at a municipal airport; knowledge of Transportation Security Regulations, Part 1542; ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with public officials and the general public; ability to direct and supervise the work of others in a manner conducive to full performance and high morale; ability to act quickly and calmly in emergencies; physical condition commensurate with the demands of the position.




††††††††††† Graduation from a college with federally-authorized accreditation or registration by NY State with a Bachelor's Degree, and ten (10) years of law enforcement experience from an accredited law enforcement agency , two (2) of which must be in a supervisory position relating to airport law enforcement such as: airport operations, aviation, emergency services, bomb squad or related experience.



(1)   There will be a qualifying psychological evaluation for open-competitive candidates.

(2)   Candidate must be at least 21 years of age at the time of appointment.

(3)   At the time of appointment and during employment in this title, employees must possess a valid license to operate a motor vehicle in New York State.

(4)   Candidate must be a United States Citizen at the time of appointment.

(5)   At the time of appointment to a position designated in Section 2.10 of New York State Criminal Procedure Law as having peace officer status, open-competitive candidates will be required to possess a valid Suffolk County Pistol Permit. Employees must maintain the permit throughout employment in this title.

(6)   Open-competitive candidates will be required to successfully complete a CPR/AED Course given by the American Heart Association (AHA) or equivalent health care provider during the first year employment.Employees in this title must maintain this certification throughout employment.

(7)   After open-competitive appointment, persons designated as peace officers in Section 2.10 of New York State Criminal Procedure Law will be required to obtain a Peace Officer Training Certificate recognized by the New York State Municipal Police Training Council.



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