RIC Chief of Police

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Reporting to the Director of Operations and supported by a FY 2021 combined operating and capital budget of $3.4M and 23 FTE’s, the Chief of Police plans, coordinates, organizes and directs the Airport Police Department. Work involves communicating a balanced mission and vision regarding customer service and law enforcement in an airport environment and managing the Airport Communications/Dispatch Center.  This is a sworn law enforcement position.



Requires a combination of education and experience to successfully fulfill the leadership and technical needs of the Chief of Police position:  1. A Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice, Public Administration, Airport or Organizational Management, or a closely related field; AND, 2. A minimum of five (5) years law enforcement supervisory/command experience.  In lieu of the educational requirement, a minimum of ten (10) year’s work experience as a Police Officer with at least eight (8) of those years in a supervisor/command role overseeing other law enforcement officers.

In addition, qualified applicants must meet the following requirements:

·       Possession of, or the ability to obtain, an official Virginia Motor Vehicle Operator’s License (must be obtained within 45 days of hire date).

·       Must possess a Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) Law Enforcement Officer Certification (or obtain within 6 months of hire date).

·       Airport Security Coordinator (ASC) certification or ability to obtain ASC certification within 12 months.

·       Ability to pass required security background check and security clearance.

·       Ability to respond to emergencies at the Richmond Airport within 45 minutes of being notified of the occurrence.


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