Agency: Cobb County Police Department
Location: Marietta GA
Industry: Protective Service
Occupational Category: Law Enforcement
The Cobb County
Police Department is a CALEA accredited and nationally recognized full
service law enforcement agency, with an authorized strength of 690 sworn
officers, located in the metropolitan Atlanta area. We are excited about the
future of our department as we prepare to welcome the Atlanta Braves to our
In response to the recent expansion of our workforce, we are looking for highly motivated, hard working, and ethical men and women interested in joining our police department.
Salary $38,355.20 to $60,278.40 per year
Grade Code 50
Position Number 5055457
Closing Date 2/28/17
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Essential Duties Participates in squad meetings: receives assignments; receives new policies, procedural changes, case laws, court decisions, zone patrols, etc.; subject to inspection for adherence to departmental rules and regulations and dress code.
Ensures that all equipment needed to carry out job duties is available; personally inspects weapons in order to ensure that weapons are clean and functioning properly; inspects vehicles and other equipment to ensure safe and proper operation; subject to inspection of same per the chain of command.
Performs law enforcement patrol activities including, but not necessarily limited to, teletype checks of property or person; records checks on firearms, stolen equipment or wanted/stolen vehicles; assessments of driver’s operational capacities; felony stops; searches for missing, lost or wanted persons.
Initiates enforcement actions including, but not necessarily limited to, separation of persons involved in domestic disputes; dwelling, building or grounds inspections; vehicle pursuits; detainment of suspect vehicle drivers; alarm responses; arrests; searches of persons, places and property; riot control; subdues resisting offenders using force where appropriate up to and including deadly force.
Performs other related duties as assigned
FLSA Status Non-Exempt
Hours worked per week (include over time) Shift Work
Department Code 130
Department Name Department Of Public Safety
Unit Code 2100
Unit Name DPS- Police Department
Position Type Full-Time
Job Category Law Enforcement
Internal or External External-Open to Public
Minimum Qualifications High School diploma or GED; mandatory participation and successful performance in training academy resulting in State Certified POST Peace Officer.
Valid Driver’s License.