Police Officer - Police Department

Police Department

CITY OF SNELLVILLE

ANNOUNCES A VACANCY FOR

POLICE OFFICER

 

STARTING SALARY:
  • POST Certified Candidates:  $45,000 to $60,500 based on qualifying training, education and experience incentives.
  • Non-Certified Candidates:  $40,000, with an increase to $45,000 plus qualifying incentives upon successful completion of the Police Academy.
QUALIFYING INCENTIVES:
  • Experience:
    • $1,000 per year, up to 5 years (max $5,000)
    • Military Veteran:  $1,000
  • Education (max $3,000):
    • Associate’s Degree:  $1,500, or
    • Bachelor’s Degree:  $3,000
  • Training:
    • POST Field Training Officer Certification:  $1,000
    • POST Advanced Certification:  $1,000
    • POST General Instructor:  $1,000
    • POST Accident Reconstruction Certification:  $1,000
    • POST Supervisory Certification:  $1,000
    • POST Managerial Certification:  $1,500
SIGNING BONUS:

$2,000 signing bonus paid upon the successful completion of Field Training.

DUTIES:

This is general law enforcement work responsible for protecting life and property and enforcing laws and ordinances.  Work involves routine patrol in assigned area, responding to emergency calls, alarms and citizen complaints.  Duties include traffic enforcement, assignments, preliminary investigations and other related work.  An officer of higher ranks reviews work assignments.  Work requires independent judgment and discretion in difficult or unusual situations.  Work involves an element of personal danger.  Work is performed under the general supervision of a police Sergeant.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Must be twenty-one (21) years of age or older,
  • High School diploma or equivalent, and
  • Possess a valid Georgia Driver’s License.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Advanced Degree (Associate’s Degree or higher)
  • Georgia Basic Peace Officer Certification
APPLICATION PROCESS:

The application process will consist of an application review, oral interview, a comprehensive background investigation to include an evaluation of prior education and work experience, a criminal history review and a credit history review.  Candidates who successfully complete the background investigation may be given a conditional job offer.  A final offer of employment would then be dependent upon the candidate’s successful completion of pre-employment testing which includes a physical assessment, drug screen, polygraph and psychological exam.

 

APPLICATIONS WILL BE RECEIVED UNTIL:  Positions filled

 

APPLICATIONS CAN BE FILED ONLINE OR MAILED TO:

City Hall

Personnel Office

2342 Oak Road

Snellville, GA  30078

APPLY ONLINE NOW

THE CITY OF SNELLVILLE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

Police Officer Job Posting

DATE: July 7, 2022

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