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Full-time Public Safety Officer

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

A copy of your unofficial POST Certification must be submitted with your job application. Applications received without the required documentation will be deemed incomplete and will not be reviewed by the hiring manager. You may pull a copy of your POST Certification at the following website: http://www.gapost.org/officer_records.html

Posting Details

Posting Details

Classification Title: Full-time Public Safety Officer
Position Title: Full-time Public Safety Officer
Position Type: Staff
Department: Public Safety
Job Summary/Basic Function:

JOB SUMMARY
This position is responsible for enforcing state and local laws as well as campus regulations and for protecting life and property for Gordon State College.

MAJOR DUTIES
• Patrols to detect and deter crime and to offer assistance when needed.
• Enforces parking regulations; issues citations.
• Investigates suspicious activities or persons.
• Checks the security of buildings.
• Prepares required reports.
• Investigates traffic accidents and criminal or non-criminal incidents.
• Makes arrests of individuals who have committed crimes.
• Testifies in court as required.
• Provides assistance to motorists.
• Responds to emergency incidents.
• Provides security and traffic enforcement at special events.
• Performs related duties.

This position is subject to pre-employment, random and post-accident drug testing

A copy of your unofficial POST Certification must be submitted with your online application.

You can locate your POST records at: http://www.gapost.org/officer_records.html

Minimum Qualifications:

• Ability to read, write and perform mathematical calculations at a level commonly associated with the completion of high school or equivalent.
• Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for one year.
• Ability to meet current requirements set forth by the Police Standards and Training Council for the State of Georgia.
• Employment is contingent upon psychological screening.

Preferred Qualifications:
Posting Date: 08/15/2017
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions to Applicants:

A copy of your unofficial POST Certification must be submitted with your job application. Applications received without the required documentation will be deemed incomplete and will not be reviewed by the hiring manager. You may pull a copy of your POST Certification at the following website: http://www.gapost.org/officer_records.html

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you currently hold a POST Law Enforcement certification?
    • No
    • Yes
  2. * How many years of experience do you have working in Public Safety?

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you have a valid Georgia Driver's License?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * I acknowledge that a copy of my unofficial POST Certification must be submitted with my online application.
    • Yes
    • No

Optional & Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. POST Certification
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document
  2. Unofficial Transcripts