Police Officer

Atlanta, GA
Mercer University Police
Salary: $33,000.00

Industry: Protective Service

Occupational Category: Law Enforcement

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

Open Until Filled: Yes


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


  • 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.