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If you are interested in a career that offers challenges, rewards, and the chance to make a difference, then a career with the Jefferson Police Department is just what you’re looking for. The Jefferson Police Department offers exciting career opportunities in a progressive and professional environment.
Must be a U.S. citizen
Must be 21 years of age
Possess a valid Georgia driver’s license
Possess a high school diploma or GED (college degree preferred)
Georgia P.O.S.T. certified police officer or police certification from another state
No felony convictions
Pass an extensive background history check
Pass a polygraph or voice stress analysis test
Pass a drug screen
Pass a medical and psychological exam
Take home patrol vehicle after completion of FTO period. Qualifying candidates must reside within a 25-mile radius of the city limits.
Medical, dental, and life insurance through BCBS/Anthem - free for the officer / very competitive rate for spouse and kid(s)
Short term, Long term disability programs available
Educational assistance - agency pays for criminal justice college classes through our partnership
Paid vacation and sick leave, provided on an accrual basis: the longer you serve the more vacation you accrue
Paid holidays - 10 per calendar year
GMA retirement plan - vested after 5 years of service
$500.00 a year uniform allowance
12hr patrol shifts, work 14 out of every 28 days
If you are interested in a career with the Jefferson Police Department, please fill out an application and submit it to 1010
Washington Street, Jefferson, GA 30549.p >