This is a full-time position and receives all benefits afforded to regular employees.
Work schedule is 40 hours per week which may include evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays.
Essential Job Functions:
Enforces all applicable codes, ordinances, laws and regulations (including traffic, criminal and civil) in order to protect life and property, prevent crime, and promote security.
Patrols designated areas Patrols designated areas.
Responds to calls relayed by dispatchers.
Prevents/discovers commission of crime; issues citations; pursues fleeing suspects; apprehends, arrests, and processes criminals, fugitives and offenders; conducts searches of suspects or arrestees.
Conducts preliminary investigations of complaints or incidents; interviews victims, complainants and witnesses and records statements.
Performs rescue functions at accidents, emergencies, and disasters. Enforces vehicle operating laws, parking laws, and DUI laws; conducts field sobriety tests; uses visual observation and radar/laser speed detection units to enforce speed laws.
A high school diploma or GED certificate is required supplemented by one of the following:
? Three years of accountable work history
?Two years of military experience (requires honorable discharge)
?Two years experience as a Police Officer in another jurisdiction
? Associates degree in Criminal Justice
? P.O.S.T. Pre Service Graduate Certification
?P.O.S.T. Certified law enforcement officer in the State of Georgia
In addition, applicants must meet the following requirements:
? Be 21 years of age.
? Be a U.S. Citizen.
? Possess a valid state issued driver?s license.
? Must become Georgia P.O.S.T. Certified within twelve months of employment if not certified when hired.
? Pass the Denver Standard Physical Agility Test
? Pass a Psychological examination.
? Pass a Physical examination.
? Successfully complete the Departmental Field Training Program.
? Have no felony convictions or misdemeanor convictions involving moral turpitude or convictions of domestic violence or domestic violence related offenses.