CCAA Police Department Careers


If you’ve been considering a career in law enforcement, consider the Charleston County Aviation Authority Police Department.

Established in 1990, this group of state-certified police officers and civilian support personnel carry out the rewarding mission of "ensuring the safety of the traveling public in the Charleston County Airport District." The Department’s jurisdiction includes the county’s three primary airports: Charleston International (CHS), Charleston Executive Airport (JZI), and Mount Pleasant Regional Airport (LRO).

It is the job of the Aviation Authority Police Department to investigate all reported crimes and emergencies within its jurisdiction and to support civilian aviation by enforcing federal air regulations and state/local laws. In addition, the department providesa variety of services, including traffic  services and accident investigation, emergency communications, patrol operations, investigations, aviation security and dignitary protection.

As the chief law enforcement agency for the airports, the department recruits personnel with sound values and high moral standards. A challenging and exciting career with the Aviation Authority Police Department offers exceptional benefits, ongoing educational opportunities, special training and equal opportunity employment practices.

Working with the Charleston County Aviation Authority Police Department means doing something special for the community. It means protecting people’s lives and property, helping maintain a safe and secure environment for the aviation traveler. 

If interested, visit our Employment Opportunities webpage and complete a Job Interest Card. Applications will only be accepted for open positions.

The Job Interest Card will be held on file for one year. You will be notified of any vacancies during that period, at which time you will be required to complete the on-line application for the Charleston County Aviation Authority.




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