Airport Security Supervisor

City of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County - Charlotte, NC (30+ days ago)4.0

Oversees implementation of security requirements as stipulated in the Airport Security Program (ASP) and accompanying federal, state and local regulations.
Develops, supervises and participates in airport security and incident response activities of the Access Control Officers (ACO) and Security Operations Officers (SOO).
Supervises and participates in the work of Airport Credentialing Officers.

Supervisor specific duties include:
Organizing shift resources
Preparing for and responding to minor and/or catastrophic events,
Assigning and routinely adjusting shift responsibilities
Developing and conducting divisional training
Administering comprehensive performance reviews.
Also responsible for developing, interpreting and issuing intricate verbal and written instructions.
Supervisors must act decisively and exercise independent judgment within established policy, regulations and procedures in a dynamic, high paced airport environment.
This position requires the ability to multitask, prioritize responsibilities, establish and maintain effective working relationships with emergency response, law enforcement, internal personnel and business partners while representing the Airport and the City of Charlotte in a professional, customer service focused manner.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree in Aviation Management/Administration, Business Administration, Public Administration, Criminal Justice or a field related to aviation plus three (3) years of experience;

Or an Associate’s Degree in Aviation Management/Administration, Business Administration, Public Administration , Criminal Justice or a field related to aviation plus five (5) years of experience is required, or an equivalent combination of education and relevant work/industry/military/job specific experience that provides the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the essential job duties.

Work experience should be in the area of Airport operations or security with supervisory responsibility in at least a non-hub or small hub air carrier airport, general aviation airport or military facility; familiarity with CLT preferred. Must demonstrate strong situational awareness and be able to work in a fast paced environment.

Must be able to work assigned shifts in a 24/7/365 environment, including holidays, unscheduled overtime and report back to work during emergencies.

Schedule subject to change and overtime. Valid driver’s license required and the ability to qualify for and maintain a City driving permit. Certain convictions will disqualify individuals from unescorted access privileges and therefore exclude them from employment.

Salary Range:
$65,097 - $72,330
The Aviation Department typically hires at a minimum rate. However, exceptions may be considered based on qualifications.

How to Apply:
Apply on line only at

If you need assistance completing your online application, you are welcome to visit the City of Charlotte Human Resources Department lobby where we have workstations available.

Our office is located at 700 East 4th Street, Suite 200, Charlotte, NC 28202. Our hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (EST), excluding official City holidays. Anyone seeking an accommodation to apply for a job may call (704) 336-2285 for assistance or you may email questions to

Conditions of Employment:
The City’s Background Check Policy requires background checks to be conducted on final internal or external candidate(s) applying for any position with the City of Charlotte. The type of information that will be collected as part of a background check includes, but is not limited to: reference checks, social security verification, education verification, criminal conviction record check, and, if applicable, a credit history check, sex offender registry and motor vehicle records check.

Background checks must be in compliance with all federal and state statutes, such as the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). The checks must be consistent with the guidelines set forth by these laws requiring organizations to obtain a candidate’s written authorization before obtaining a criminal background report, motor vehicle records check or credit report; and to properly store and dispose of information derived from such reports.

Final candidates must pass a pre-employment drug-screening test. During the selection process, candidates may be asked to take a skills test, and/or participate in other assessments.

The City of Charlotte is an Equal Opportunity Employer.