Police Officer

Brunswick, GA
Glynn County Sheriff

This is a full-time position and receives all benefits afforded to regular employees.

Work schedule is 40 hours per week which may include evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Enforces all applicable codes, ordinances, laws and regulations (including traffic, criminal and civil) in order to protect life and property, prevent crime, and promote security.
  • Patrols designated areas Patrols designated areas.
  • Responds to calls relayed by dispatchers.
  • Prevents/discovers commission of crime; issues citations; pursues fleeing suspects; apprehends, arrests, and processes criminals, fugitives and offenders; conducts searches of suspects or arrestees.
  • Conducts preliminary investigations of complaints or incidents; interviews victims, complainants and witnesses and records statements.
  • Performs rescue functions at accidents, emergencies, and disasters. Enforces vehicle operating laws, parking laws, and DUI laws; conducts field sobriety tests; uses visual observation and radar/laser speed detection units to enforce speed laws.



A high school diploma or GED certificate is required supplemented by one of the following:

• Three years of accountable work history

• Two years of military experience (requires honorable discharge)

• Two years experience as a Police Officer in another jurisdiction

• Associates degree in Criminal Justice

• P.O.S.T. Pre Service Graduate Certification

• P.O.S.T. Certified law enforcement officer in the State of Georgia

Special Requirements:

In addition, applicants must meet the following requirements:

• Be 21 years of age.

• Be a U.S. Citizen.

• Possess a valid state issued driver’s license.

• Must become Georgia P.O.S.T. Certified within twelve months of employment if not certified when hired.