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Police Officer

Milledgeville, GA
Georgia College

The position of Police Officer is a regular, and/or special detail position, providing general law enforcement and service related duties for the Georgia College & State University community. To perform these duties, employees in this position must possess, or be able to obtain and maintain, certification as a peace officer, pursuant to the rules of the Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training Council.

Close Date 04/10/2020

Responsibilities:

Conduct routine vehicle, foot, bicycle, and alternative patrol of Georgia College & State University properties, and the surrounding area pursuant to statutory jurisdictions.

Such patrol shall facilitate the detection and deterrence of crime, criminal activity, and suspicious activity for Georgia College & State University properties.

Educational requirements:

The mission of the Georgia College & State University Public Safety Department is to protect, serve, and educate. We accomplish this through the delivery of comprehensive and integrated safety, security, and emergency preparedness programs in partnership with the community we serve.
The Department of Public Safety provides safety and security services for the Georgia College & State University community. The Department is organized into two divisions, Operations and Support Services. These divisions are further organized into three sections, the Patrol Section, which reports to the Captain of Operations and the Investigations and Training Section and the Administrative Services and Emergency Management Section, both of which report to the Captain of Support Services. Each section is managed by a Lieutenant.

Qualifications:

Must have 2 years of work history, not necessarily in a related field, OR a combination of educational attainment and work history
- Must possess a high school diploma or accredited GED equivalent

Must possess a valid driver’s license, or the ability to obtain a valid driver’s license.

Must possess, or be able to obtain and maintain certification as a peace officer pursuant to the rules of the Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training Council.

PREFERRED
- Preferred attainment of an Associate’s Degree from an accredited college or university
- Preferred certification as a peace officer pursuant to the rules of the Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training Council
- Preferred experience in a higher education environment