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Police Officer

Statesboro


Listing Summary

Police Officer 
 

Closes On: February 28, 2021 at 11:59 PM EST

Job Status: Full-Time
Rate of Pay: $18.23 - $20.05
Details: All candidates entering a P.O.S.T. academy after January 1, 2021 must pass a Physical Ability Test which has been incorporated into the hiring process

Apply Online Only at https://ga-statesboro.civicplushrms.com/CareerPortal/Jobs.aspx

Job Summary

The Police Officer enforces federal, state, and local laws and the protection of life and property. This is a sworn position and requires the ability to perform basic patrol officer functions.

Essential Job Functions

  • Patrols an assigned zone in order to detect and deter criminal activity and traffic violations;
  • Responds to calls relayed by Communications Officers, including domestic disputes, assaults, burglaries, traffic accidents, lost or missing persons searches, public service duties, stranded motorists, and others;
  • Conducts preliminary investigations into traffic accidents, crimes, and other incidents, including interviewing victims, complainants and witnesses, gathering information and evidence, securing crime scenes, and performing basic crime scene processing;
  • Performs preliminary investigative work to include taking pictures, collecting statements, and lifting fingerprints;
  • Apprehends, arrests, and processes offenders, including fugitives;
  • Summons witnesses and transports prisoners;
  • Provides assistance and backup support to other officers and emergency service providers as necessary;
  • Provides first aid and CPR to victims as necessary and assists motorists;
  • Provides traffic direction and escort services as needed for events such as parades, funerals, ball games, and school crossings;
  • Testifies in judicial proceedings as necessary;
  • Completes all required reports and forms, including accident and incident reports;
  • Inspects and maintains an assigned patrol car, uniform, and equipment;
  • Attends ongoing training classes as required;
  • Works extra patrol details as necessary;
  • Performs Bailiff duties for Municipal Court.

Apply Online Only at https://ga-statesboro.civicplushrms.com/CareerPortal/Jobs.aspx

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED;
  • Or equivalent training, education, and/or experience; and 
  • Valid State of Georgia Driver’s License;

Preferred Qualifications

  • Georgia POST certification

Equal Opportunity Statement

The City of Statesboro is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City of Statesboro will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with eligible disabilities (unless the disability precludes performance of the essential functions of the position).

The City of Statesboro is a drug free workplace. 
The City of Statesboro participates in E-Verify. 

Listing ends on:

2/28/2021