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DIRECTOR OF AIRPORT SECURITY (SRAA)
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS
The Director Of Airport Security (SRAA) is responsible for all aspects of security for the Syracuse Regional Airport Authority, including recruitment, selection and training. The encumbent oversees security procedures which adhere to all staff and ensures that compliance with all aspects of CFR49 part 1542 regulations is maintained. Work is performed under the general direction of the Executive Director with leeway allowed for independent judgment. This position directly supervises subordinate staff. Does related work as required.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES
Responsible for all aspects of security for the Airport.
Oversees compliance with all aspects of CFR 49 Part 1542.
Oversees the review of the Airport Security Program (ASP), recommending updates and changes, as necessary.
Assists with recruitment, selection, and training of all SRAA staff assigned to the Airport Security Office and the Uniformed Security Division.
Supervises all staff assigned to the Airport Security Office and the Uniformed Security Division.
Serves as primary point of contact for a contractor providing law enforcement and/or security personnel, if applicable.
Formulates or approves policies and procedures for Uniformed Security services.
Plans or approves assignments of Uniformed Security personnel to achieve optimum service levels.
Maintains liaison with federal, state, and local law enforcement and security agencies to coordinate joint activities and exchange information pertaining to airport security issues.
Conducts research, analyzes data, and prepares recommendations on assigned projects.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS
Thorough knowledge of the regulations under CFR 49 Part 1542 and current Airport Security guidelines and practices.
Thorough knowledge of laws and rules %26 regulations governing law enforcement activities at the Airport.
Good knowledge of FAR Part 139 and airport operations and regulatory agencies.
Ability to deal persuasively and effectively with the general public, outside agencies, and public officials in a manner conducive to cooperative relationships.
Ability to analyze information gathered for the purposes of developing recommendations and/or making decisions.
Ability to prepare detailed and complex correspondence for the purposes of explaining and supporting the Authority’s decisions and recommendations.
Ability to supervise one or more full-performance level professional, paraprofessional, and/or clerical employees.
A) Graduation from a regionally accredited college or university or one accredited by the New York State Board of Regents to grant degrees with a baccalaureate degree; and, six (6) years of work experience, or its part time equivalent, as: a sworn police officer or peace officer in New York State; a NYS corrections officer; a federal agency officer; a military police officer; or a comparable position in the public or private security industry, at least three (3) of which involved supervisory responsibility; or,
B) Ten (10) years of work experience, or its part time equivalent, as: a sworn police officer or peace officer in New York State; a NYS corrections officer; a federal agency officer; a military police officer; or a comparable position in the public or private security industry, at least five (5) of which involved supervisory responsibility.
NOTE: Successful completion of graduate semester credit hours in Public or Business Administration, Law, or a closely related field from a regionally accredited college or university may be substituted for specialized work experience (but not supervisory experience) as follows: Thirty (30) graduate semester hours is equivalent to one year of specialized work experience; sixty (60) credit hours is equivalent to two (2) years of specialized work experience.
At time of appointment, possession of a valid New York State Non-CDL or CDL, including any special endorsements, as required for the type of vehicle being operated.
5/2017 Date of Original Composition