Police Officer

Valdosta, GA
Valdosta Police Department

Salary: $47,596.48.

Open until Filled

Position Summary:

The City of Valdosta Police Department is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Police Officer. Position involves a variety of law enforcement tasks, including but not limited to, assure protection of people and property; patrols assigned geographic area of the city; responds to calls relayed by the dispatcher including domestic disputes, assaults, burglaries, traffic accidents, and others; conducts preliminary inquiries, field interviews, and follow-up investigations.


  • At least 21 years of age.
  • A United States Citizen.
  • No felony convictions according to O.C.G.A. 35-8-8.
  • No family violence related convictions according to O.C.G.A. 19-13-1.
  • At least a minimum of a High School Diploma or GED.
  • A valid Driver’s License.
  • Must satisfactorily complete a background investigation, oral interview, polygraph test, physical agility test, psychological and emotional stability test, pre-employment physical and drug screen.
  • Georgia POST Certified Law Enforcement Officers are encouraged to apply.