Police Officer

Augusta, GA
Augusta University

Salary: $20.45/hour.

Position Summary:

The Police Officer position provides a professional and timely response for the detection and control of crime; Generally maintain law and order and protect life and property.

Essential Functions:

  • Patrol a designated area of the University, preserve law and order, be alert for and control commission of crimes.
  • Lock and unlock buildings for faculty, students and employees; Provide escort services as needed.
  • Answer calls and/or complaints of fire or other accidents, and enforce traffic regulations.
  • Prepare necessary records and reports.
  • Assist police dispatcher as necessary.
  • Exercise quick, sound judgment and apply prescribed procedures to emergency situations; Restrain uncooperative persons.
  • Conduct investigations – collect and identify evidence, question principals and witnesses, testify in court.
  • Perform all other related duties as assigned.


  • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent from a recognized State or Federal accredited organization.
  • Must be 18.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Must have first aid skills; possess moral and ethical character.
  • Must be POST certified or be able to gain certification by POST Academy.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Knowledge of Federal Communication’s Rules and Regulations.