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AIRPORT SECURITY SUPERVISOR, REQ# 718 - City of Waco, TX (ID: 326921)

Type Other Public Safety
Date Posted 2019-04-03
City / Organization City of Waco, TX
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Code: 718-1
Posting Start Date: 03/04/2019
SALARY RANGE: $40,436.86-$64,593.98
Hours: Monday through Friday: 8:00am- 5:00pm
Unless deemed necessary in the event of an emergency


PRIMARY DUTIES:  Under general direction of the Airport Director to; plan, manage and coordinate the security-related activities, communications, and security program for Waco Regional Airport and provide administrative support to the Airport Management staff.  Interact with tenants, employees, visitors and law enforcement regarding security procedures. Interact with vendors regarding the airport’s security system maintenance. Utilize available resources to develop and conduct initial and recurrent training on Airport badging, access control and security procedures.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions, but are an essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Perform and supervise security audits of the airfield, and remedy any violations Supervises department administrative workflow; applies specific knowledge of policies and procedures in order to organize and coordinate work, and relieve the Department Director of administrative detail.
  • Serve as the Airport’s initial contact for security-related activities.  Process user access requests.
  • Create and maintain manual for airport access procedures and protocols. Monitor video surveillance review recordings, document non-compliance and follow up. Participate in ongoing airport security training.
  • Exercises initiative and independent judgment in performing administrative duties; applies judgment to resolving problems, analyzing data, and making decisions; tracks department issues and assures the effective communication of operational information.
  • Manages assigned special projects for department programs and functions; researches and compiles a variety of informational material from external and internal sources into narrative and statistical reports for special projects, community issues, and departmental functions.
  • Supervises and provides technical leadership to one full-time and one part-time security guard and provides assistance to administrative staff; assigns tasks, monitors work, develops staff skills, and coordinates cross-training.
  • Answers questions where judgment, knowledge, and interpretation of City policies, procedures, and regulations are necessary; responds independently to inquiries, and resolves problems and customer service inquiries within scope of authority.
  • Maintains calendars and resolves complex meeting and travel schedules; coordinates meeting rooms and resources; coordinates development of meeting agendas, action item lists, and presentation materials.
  • Composes and creates letters, memoranda, and official documents from general direction, standard formats, copy, rough drafts, and dictation; monitors and reviews accounting, budgets, and expenditures.
  • Maintains department files; researches files and computer databases; collects and compiles statistical data; develops and creates a variety of technical and statistical reports; updates manual and computer records and tracking systems; assures all administrative actions are in compliance with City policy.
  • Supports the relationship between the City of Waco and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with citizens, visitors, and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information.
  • Performs other duties as required or assigned.
  • Driving is an essential function of the job.



  • City organization, operations, policies, and procedures.
  • City administration policies, including accounting, budgeting, payroll, and personnel rules.
  • Professional standards for business correspondence, writing, spelling and grammar.
  • Customer service standards and protocols.
  • Principles of record keeping, records retention, records management, and file maintenance.
  • Local community resources and regional community issues.
  • TSA/FAA, TXDOT rules and regulations and requirements.

Skill in:

  • Working independently, maintaining composure and confidentiality, and working effectively in a professional environment with changing priorities.
  • Using initiative and independent judgment within established procedural guidelines.
  • Planning, prioritizing, and completing assignments with minimum supervision.
  • Writing professional reports and correspondence from brief instructions.
  • Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with co-workers, elected officials, special interest groups, advocates, and representatives from other regional agencies.
  • Dealing tactfully and courteously with the general public and others seeking information about City functions and activities.
  • Operating a personal computer utilizing standard and specialized software, and entering information into a computer system with speed and accuracy.
  • Following verbal and written instructions.
  • Communicating effectively verbally and in writing.


Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Aviation Management, Criminal Justice or related field; AND four years of airport security experience with two years supervisory experience; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.


  • Must possess a valid Texas Driver’s License.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • The physical activities of this position include:
    • Balancing - Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling and walking, standing or crouching on narrow, slippery, or erratically moving surfaces.
    • Reaching - Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.
    • Walking - Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances or moving from one work site to another.
    • Pushing - Using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward.
    • Pulling - Using upper extremities to exert force in order to drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.
    • Lifting - Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position-to-position. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires substantial use of upper extremities and back muscles.
    • Finger Dexterity - Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand as in handling.
    • Grasping - Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm.
    • Feeling - Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips.
    • Talking - Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly.
    • Hearing - Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction. Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication and to make the discriminations in sound.
    • Repetitive motion - Substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands and/or fingers.
  • The physical requirements of this position:
    • Sedentary work. Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time.
  • The visual acuity requirements including color, depth perception, and field vision:
    • The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading.
  • The conditions the worker will be subject to in this position:
    • Work is performed primarily in an office setting or well-lit, temperature-controlled working environment.  

This job description is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required. City management has exclusive rights to alter this job description at any time without notice.
Employees will be required to follow any other job related instructions and to perform any other job related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.
This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an 'at-will' relationship.  

The City of Waco is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from eligible and qualified persons regardless of race, gender, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity.

The City of Waco provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities on a case-by-case basis. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process, please contact the Human Resource Office at (254) 750-5740.

Job Post Expiration Date   December 31, 2019

    All jobs posted are considered open until filled and may close at anytime except as stated in the Job Description. .