school diploma, trade school, or G.E.D.
Certification: Georgia Post Mandate Peace Officer
experience required. Selected candidate will be trained to
successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of the
Preferred (in addition to minimum requirements): Previous experience
in law enforcement, public safety, or related occupation.
Age Requirement: MUST BE AT LEAST 21 YEARS OF AGE.
Citizenship Requirement: United
*** This position requires driving a county vehicle.***
License: Must have a valid driver's license.
Considerable knowledge of the court system and procedures, and
traffic investigation techniques and procedures.
Familiarity with relevant federal and state laws, criminal and
traffic codes, juvenile law, search and seizure laws, County
ordinances, departmental policies and procedures, and geographical
layout of the County.
Proficiency in restraining persons without causing physical harm,
and performing first aid and CPR.
Good communication skills, both oral and written.
Demonstrated ability to work independently.
Possess or have ability to meet current requirements set forth in
the Georgia Mandate Law Enforcement Training Act/Peace Officer's
Standards and Training Act.
Possess or have ability to obtain a valid state operator/driver's
license for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.
Mastery of operating a police car, firearms, and emergency
Meet or have the ability to meet the standards of training to be
certified in the carrying and deployment of a taser.
Position may require:
Serve as Field Training Officer (certification required) and charged
with training new patrol personnel.
Positions in this class typically require: standing, walking,
running, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling,
talking, hearing, seeing, restraining persons and repetitive
motions. Work is performed in an office setting, an automobile, and
field sites with exposure to noise, diseases, cold and inclement
weather that may require the use of protective devices.
Light Work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or
up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or negligible amount of
force constantly to move objects. If the use of arm and/or leg
controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for Sedentary
Work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for