Rhode Island Airport Corporation - Airport Police (Patrol Officer)

Job Overview

Department Rhode Island Airport Corporation
TypeEntry Level
Job TitleAirport Police (Patrol Officer)
Salary$52,496-$69,251 depending on experience
Registration Fee$35.00
Location Warwick, RI
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Rhode Island Airport Corporation, RI Police Jobs



Written and Physical Fitness Test

The Rhode Island Airport Corporation police department is seeking qualified applicants for the position of law enforcement officer who demonstrate good judgment, an even temperament, respect and appreciate diversity, show
creativity and problem-solving skills, think on their feet, handle pressure, and show leadership skills.

As a Police Officer for the RI Airport Corporation you will be part of an airport team that partners with federal agencies to insure safe travel for a dynamic air transportation hub which is vital to Rhode Island’s economy.

Qualified candidates will be required to successfully complete the RI Municipal Police Academy or are currently Certified Police Officers in RI.


  • 1. U.S. Citizen
  • 2. 18 years of age at the time of application
  • 3. Valid motor vehicle operator’s license
  • 4. High school Diploma or GED
  • 5. Minimum 60 college credits as of date of application from an accredited institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education OR
  • 6. 3 years full-time police, law enforcement, or corrections experience as of date of application OR
  • 7. 3 years active military duty as of date of application, OR
  • 8. 3 years military reserve service as of date of application
  • 9. Good moral character



  1. Preliminary Application Submission
  2. Written Test
  3. Physical Fitness Test
  4. Supplemental Employment Application
  5. Oral Interview
  6. Eligibility List Established
  7. Background Investigation
  8. Conditional Offer of Employment and Alternate Conditional Offer of Employment
  9. Medical Examination
  10. Psychological Examination
  11. RI Municipal Police Academy Unless Already a Certified Police Officer in RI
  12. One Year Probation Period Including Field Training Officer Program
  13. Permanent Appointment as a Police Officer



Starting salary range as of July 1 2022 $50,967- $67,234 depending on experience.

  • The typical workweek consists of a Friday through Sunday of every other week. We offer a rotating schedule of 12 hour days.
  • 11 paid holidays annually
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
  • 414 H Plan
  • Certified Police Officers that have retired in good standing from the State Retirement System are still eligible to collect their State Retirement System pensions as a member of the RIAC Police Department
  • Clothing replacement and maintenance allowance


1. A photocopy of your driver’s license

2. A photocopy of your college diploma and a certified copy of your college transcript

3. Proof of military service Full time and/or Reserve

4. Law Enforcement/Corrections Academy diploma and proof of working Full Time for a Law Enforcement agency for three (3) years or more

Note: All documents must be legible and will be retained by the Rhode Island Airport Corporation.

Preliminary applications will be accepted ongoing. All applications must be submitted on www.PoliceApp.com/RIAirport. All requested documents must be submitted to be considered for the position. Any applications with missing information and/or documents will be considered ineligible. 

For more information regarding the recruitment and selection process, please contact the Rhode Island Airport Corporation Human Resources Department at 401-691-2307. The Rhode Island Airport Corporation is an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action/American with Disabilities Act Employer with a strong commitment to diversity. The Rhode Island Airport Corporation does not discriminate on the basis of gender, disability, race, age, ethnicity, sexual orientation, political affiliation, marital status, national origin, veteran’s status, or religion. We participate in E-Verify

Please direct questions regarding this position to resume@pvdairport.com

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