Police Officer

Augusta, GA
Augusta University
Salary: $16.19-$17.99/hr

Job ID: 13304

Full/Part Time: Full-Time


Shift: Days/M-F


Pay Grade: 13


Salary: $16.19/hr – $17.99/hr


Salary to be commensurate with qualifications of selected candidate within the established range (generally minimum-midpoint) of the position


Recruitment Period: 9/26/2017 – Until Filled



Other Information

This position is also responsible for promoting a customer friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees.  “Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner everyday with patients and families for success.”


Augusta University is a tobacco free environment and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.
Equal Employment Opportunity

Augusta University is an equal employment, equal access, and equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution. Also, Augusta University is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans. It is the policy of the University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation or veteran status.
Driver’s License Statement

The Human Resources Division will request a recent driver’s history report from the selected candidate.  This report must come from the Department of Motor Vehicles and the fee will be paid for by the candidate.  This report will be required prior to an offer being extended by Human Resources and must be from the state(s) in which the candidate has lived in for the past three years.



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.  Exercise quick, sound judgment and apply prescribed procedures to emergency situations. The duties include, but are not limited to: patrol a designated area of the University, preserve law and order, be alert for and control commission of crimes, answer calls and/or complaints of fire or other accidents, and enforce traffic regulations; lock and unlock buildings for faculty, students and employees; provide escort services as needed; prepare necessary records and reports; assist police dispatcher as necessary; restrain uncooperative persons; conduct investigations - collect and identify evidence, question principals and witnesses, testify in court; and perform other duties as assigned.

Desired Skills:

Departmental Requirements - Knowledge, Abilities, Skills


Good communication skills

Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) and other computer software/databases
Knowledge of standard police practices and techniques
Knowledge and skill in the use of firearms

Ability to exercise sound judgment and make responsible decisions especially decisions regarding use of force
Ability to maintain complex records; perform well under stress in a calm, efficient manner; maintain confidentiality



Minimum Requirements

  • 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 able to achieve and maintain weapons qualifications
  • Must be POST certified or be able to gain certification by POST Academy


Must be POST certified or be able to gain certification by POST Academy




Knowledge of Federal Communication's Rules and Regulations