Ensures the day-to-day safe, convenient and efficient public safety operations of the International Airport (SLCIA) and all General Aviation Airports operated by the Salt Lake City Department of Airports.
Provides the primary public safety functions including law enforcement, security, and access to all airport facilities,
physical facilities and secured perimeter areas.
Incumbents perform duties that consist primarily of actively preventing or detecting crime, providing security,
community protection, and enforcement of criminal statutes or ordinances. Responds to situations involving threats to public safety and makes emergency decisions affecting the lives and health of
others, including in circumstances and at times when personal life or personal safety may be at risk.
For the first fifteen weeks, Trainee may participate in Police Officer Standard Training (POST) provided by the State of Utah. Upon successful completion of POST, Trainee will work under the direction of Airport Police Field Training Officers for an additional 12 weeks to gain knowledge and expertise in Airport Police Operations.
Incumbent may be promoted within pay grade when he/she demonstrates ability to perform full working level responsibilities. The Airport Police Officer provides public safety and law enforcement functions for the Salt Lake City Department of Airports including access to airport facilities and perimeter security while ensuring the day-to-day, safe, convenient, and efficient operations of the Salt Lake City International Airport and all general aviation airports operated by the Salt Lake City Department of Airports.
Testing and Application Process
Taking and Passing National Police Officer Selection Test
Candidates who are not already certified or certifiable as a peace officer are required to successfully pass the National Police Officer Selection Test (NPOST) with a score of 70% or better. A testing fee will be assessed by the testing center at the time of test. You must provide picture identification (driver’s license, passport, or military identification) at your selected testing center. Contact one of the following agencies to coordinate a test time:
Bridgerland Applied Technology Salt Lake Community College - South
1301 North 600 West 1575 South State, Room 2-153
Logan, UT 84321 Salt Lake City, UT 84115
(435) 750-3188 (801) 957-3257
Dixie College Testing Center Utah Valley University
North Plaza Building, 1000 E 100 S 800 West 1200 South
St. George, UT 84770 Orem, UT 84058-5999
(435) 652-7667 (801) 863-8269
Weber State University USU Eastern Campus-Price
1112 University Circle 451 East 400 North
Ogden, UT 84408-2906 Price, UT 84501
(801) 626-6803 (435) 613-5325
Davis Applied Technology Uintah Basin Applied Technology
550 East 300 South 1100 East Lagoon St
Kaysville, UT 84037 Roosevelt, UT 84066
(801) 593-2361 (435) 722-4523
Southern Utah University USU Eastern Campus-Blanding
351 West University Blvd., ELC110 639 West 100 South
Cedar City, UT 84720 Blanding, UT 84511
(435) 865-8113 (435) 678-8171
Salt Lake Community College-Miller Campus
9750 South 300 West MFEC Room #238
Sandy, UT 84070
Please note that NPOST scoring and reporting takes a minimum of two weeks. Please schedule your written examination at your earliest convenience. You will need to bring one of the following to the Physical Agility Test:
1. NPOST test results
2. POST Certificate
3. Payment receipt for the NPOST (Pending test results)
Physical Agility Tests will be conducted on Saturday, February 10, 2018 at 10:00 AM and Saturday, March 3, 2018 at 10:00 AM. Please call 801-575-2450 for more information.