Police Officer

Agency: Mercer University Police

Location: Atlanta GA

Industry: Protective Service

Occupational Category: Law Enforcement



Vacancy Number     17-035

Work Location          Atlanta

Hours per week        40 hours/week

Scheduled Hours   

Responsibilities       Responsible for the protection and security of university students, visitors, staff and properties.

Qualifications          Requires high school diploma or GED and Peace Officers Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) certification in Georgia, which must be in Law Enforcement. Candidates must also be in good standing with P.O.S.T. Prior police related experience is desirable. Valid driver’s license is also required. Selection of the final candidate is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.

NOTE: Correctional Officer certification does not qualify for this position.


Is a criminal background check needed for this position?            Yes

Is a credit check needed for this position?     No

Does this position require travel for University business in a rental car or University owned vehicle?                      Yes

Job Category            Staff

Job Type                    Full-Time

Pay Rate                     $33,000+ up to commensurate with experience

FLSA Status              Non-Exempt

Pay Basis                   Bi-weekly

Internal posting only?       No

Close Date                

Open Until Filled      Yes







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