Managed the public safety activities, planning, administration, and operational functions of public safety and security to oversee airport compliance with federal safety and security regulations.
Establishes department goals, job assignments, work schedules, and public safety and security responsibilities.
Establishes standards for the training, motivation, and evaluation of assigned employees; coordinates and reviews the work plan for the department.
Establishes procedures and enforces compliance with Airport rules and regulations and department policies and procedures. Ensures compliance with federal regulations related to airport operations, airport law enforcement, and Airport security (FAR Part 139 & FAR 1542).
Coordinates emergency response support of regional mutual aid agencies and other public safety organizations.
Prepares and maintains the Airport Security Plan (ASP) and associated amendments and supporting documentation in compliance with 49 CFR FAR Part 1542; prepares and maintains similar functional program documents for HKS.
Perform Duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in public administration, criminal justice, law enforcement, or a related area is required. Master’s degree preferred.
Twelve years of experience in law enforcement, including seven years of supervisory experience in a public safety operation or other law enforcement agency, is required. Prior Chief leadership experience is required.
Experience ensuring compliance with federal regulations related to airport police, emergency medical, and airport operations leadership is preferred.
Certification as a Law Enforcement Officer is required. If certified in another state, Mississippi certification required within the first 6 months is required.
CPR and First Aid certification are required.
Possession of certification as a Peace Officer by the Mississippi Board of Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Training or ability to reinstate certification within the first 6 months is required.
Must acquire and maintain at least Class II Aircraft Operation Area (AOA) driving privileges and badging to authorize access to secured areas is required.
Airport Certified Employee (ACE) Law Enforcement Officer Certification is required within a year of employment.
Certification as an Accredited Airport Executive (AAE) is preferred.
Jackson Municipal Airport Authority’s mission is to connect Jackson to the world, and the world to Jackson. If you’d like to see your career take flight and help us deliver on this mission, apply with us today! If you land a position with JMAA, there are abundant benefits you may be eligible for including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurances, generous time off benefits, a rich retirement program and more! JMAA encourages the development of its team members and has an education reimbursement program too. If you have the skills to successfully fill one of our open positions, we would love to speak with you!