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Police Officer


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The City of McDonough is accepting applications for several full-time certified Police Officer positions. Applicants must be Georgia P.O.S.T. certified and have thorough knowledge of criminal justice system and local, state, and federal laws. 
Minimum requirements:  completion of  High School Diploma or GED; twenty-one years of age; pass a pre-employment physical, drug screen and alcohol test, and extensive background investigation; possess a valid State of Georgia driver’s license (Class C); have a satisfactory Motor Vehicle Record; Georgia P.O.S.T. certified.
Excellent benefits include:
*Starting salary:  $20.66 per hour ($42,980.28 annualized)
Additional compensation for college degree and other approved certifications
*City pays 100% towards single coverage for Health, Life, Dental, and Short and Long-Term    Disability, and pays 75% of dependent health and dental coverage
*GMA defined benefit retirement plan with 5 year vesting and several early retirement options.  Higher benefit formula after 10 years.  City contributes 100% towards the plan
*Take home vehicle for anyone living in Henry County or within 10 miles outside of Henry County line
*Paid vacation, holidays and sick leave
*12 hour shifts, every other weekend off
A Police Application must be completed and returned to McDonough Police Department, 50 Lawrenceville Street or emailed to   Applications can be obtained at the Police Department or online at
Applications will be accepted until positions are filled.
The City of McDonough is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace.

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