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Airfield Deputy

Date Posted:  Sep 7, 2022
Requisition ID:  396527

Terre Haute, IN, US, 47803


Work for Indiana

Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day.


At the State of Indiana, we don’t just talk about diversity and inclusion – Our goal is to create a welcoming, accessible, and equitable workplace, with a workforce that is representative of the State of Indiana population. As a proud equal opportunity employer, reasonable accommodations may be available to enable individuals with disabilities to interview and to perform the essential functions of a role.


Next Level benefits at the State of Indiana are here! Be sure to review our expanded benefit package offerings below.

Agency Statement:

The Adjutant General’s Office (AGO) provides a dynamic workplace while serving the Indiana National Guard at its various facilities throughout the state.  AGO’s programs and projects offer exciting opportunities for professionals in many fields - from maintenance repair to cadre to civil engineers - looking to begin or advance their careers.  AGO offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, as well as an outstanding work/life balance.  AGO offers agency specific benefits, such as an opportunity to work an alternative work schedule and a spot bonus program to reward hardworking employees.

Salary Statement:

This position typically starts at an annual salary of $30,004, but may be commensurate with education and experience.

About the Job:

As the Airfield Deputy, you will be responsible for serving in support of the 181st Intelligence Wing or the 122nd Fighter Wing, Indiana Air National Guard. In this position, you will perform aerospace weapons systems security: defends and protects Air National Guard installation, personnel, equipment, and facilities: and maintains law and order, preserves the peace, and provides security of property and personnel.  

A Day in the Life:

The essential functions of this role are as follows: 

  • Apprehend and detain violators of laws, rules, and regulations and turn them over to the appropriate law enforcement agency. 
  • Provide public safety by maintaining order, responding to emergencies, protecting people & property and enforcing motor vehicle access on to the installation. 
  • Monitor traffic to ensure motorists observe traffic regulations and exhibit safe driving procedures including sobriety checks points. 
  • Investigate and report potential fire and accident hazards using the proper protocol. 
  • Dispatch and coordinate with the appropriate personnel and equipment to meet emergency situations. 
  • Properly receive and secure information and items to be used for evidence and record into appropriate information systems. 
  • Monitor and operate the emergency control center which includes answering 911 calls, maintaining records, and preparing shift reports. 
  • Responsible for ensuring the proper protocols for individuals entering the base for base entry control. 
  • Responsible for defending the installation personnel, equipment, and resources from hostile ground attack as part of the Security Response Team. 
  • Participate in training, exercises, and evaluations to increase proficiency and update skills.  

The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time.  

What You'll Need for Success:

You must meet the following requirements to be considered for employment:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age. 
  • Must never have been convicted by civilian or military court except for minor traffic violations or similar infractions.  
  • Must have two (2) years of military or civilian law enforcement/security experience; substitution: accredited college training may substitute for the required experience on a year for year basis; or have completed Air Force Security Forces Apprentice School. 
  • Must obtain and retain a favorable National Agency Check with Inquiries (NACI) or a National Agency Check with Law and Credit (T-3) and/or Secret Security Clearance as determined by the base command. 
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Driver’s License and military driver’s license. 
  • Ability to work shifts, overtime, and weekends, as required. 
  • Perform specialized techniques, methods, and procedures to execute search and apprehension; counter terrorist operations, or counter violence posing a threat to public safety. 
  • Ability to properly and effectively wear or use personal protective equipment, including that used to prevent exposure to chemical, biological, or radiological agents.  
  • Must perform physically demanding work in hot and humid (up to 100 percent humidity) atmosphere while wearing duty equipment and/or personal protective equipment.

This person must satisfy the following requirements to continue employment: 

  • You must successfully complete initial and recurring in-service training requirements as established by the local County Sheriff and the Security Forces Commander to ensure weapons qualifications, proficiency in guard skills, and remain current in state and federal doctrine. 
  • Complete initial/annual CPR recertification and First Aid. 
  • Take and pass the Physical Ability Test (PAT) and the physical agility test to perform the essential functions.​ 

Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:

Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:


The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees which includes: 

  • Three (3) medical plan options (including RX coverage) as well as vision and dental plans
  • Wellness program (offers premium discount for the medical plan and gift cards)
  • Health savings account, which includes bi-weekly state contribution
  • Flexible work scheduling options, including the potential for hybrid remote work for employees whose work may be performed outside state facilities
  • Deferred compensation 457B account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options
  • A robust, comprehensive program of leave policies covering a variety of employee needs, including but not limited to:
    • 150 hours of paid new parent leave
    • Up to 15 hours of paid community service leave
  • Combined 180 hours of paid vacation, personal, and sick leave time off
  • 12 paid holidays, 14 on election years
  • Education Reimbursement Program
  • Group life insurance
  • Referral Bonus program
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
  • Free Parking for most positions
  • Free LinkedIn Learning access


Equal Employment Opportunity:


The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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