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Police Officer

Milledgeville, GA
Georgia College

This is regular and/or special detail police work in protecting life and property on the university campus. Work involves the protection of students, faculty staff, and visitors on campus.

Minimum Pay Rate-Annually 27400

Responsibilities:

Patrol- 50% Patrols a designated area of the campus on foot, bicycle, or in a patrol car to preserve law and order; to control and discover the commission of crimes. To enforce traffic and parking regulations by means of issuing traffic citations, parking tickets, and making arrests if necessary. Securing university’s facilities. Answer calls and complaints involving fire, traffic, or other accidents, robberies and other misdemeanors and felonies, and take necessary police action if needed.

Investigations- 30% Conducts initial police investigations of criminal activities, consisting of collection and identification of evidence, questioning principals and witnesses, case preparations and testifying in court. Investigates traffic accidents and performs related traffic controls functions including parking. Recovers stolen property; provides various types of public service such as unlocking car door, jumping vehicles off, obtaining assistance for stranded motorists, provides escorts for faculty, staff, students, visitors, and items of high monetary value as required.

Dispatcher- 15% Performs dispatcher duties such as answering telephones, monitoring burglary and fire alarms, operating two-way radios, and other clerical duties. The employee should be able to retrieve and enter information from the GCIC/NCIC, and ARMS accurately and efficiently.

Qualifications:

Proposed Minimum Experience/Education
High School Diploma or equivalent; AND at least two years of work experience.

Department Required Skills
Must be able to pass a comprehensive background check including a criminal history check, a physical (with a drug screen), a psychological evaluation, credit history, motor vehicle records check and previous employer and reference checks. 20/20 vision or correctable to 20/20.