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School Resource Officer (Certified Officer)

Kingsland Police Department

Listing Summary

The School Resource Officer is an advanced level position responsible for performing law enforcement work to protect life and property, teach and counsel students, prevent the commission of crimes, and preserve peace by functioning as a certified Georgia peace officer in the department.  Provides security at the school by patrolling the hallways and parking lots.  Deals with students that become unruly and cause problems for the staff.

Minimum Requirements
The Kingsland Police Department is seeking candidates that are highly motivated, ethical, team-oriented, and dedicated to the principals of community-oriented policing. The officer will be required to perform any legal task assigned to the officer by the Police Chief. New hires will be required to complete a one (1) year probationary period.
Minimum requirements, regardless of status, include:
21 Years of Age
Be a U.S. citizen.
Have a High School Diploma or GED.
Have a valid driver’s license; you must have a Georgia license upon the date of hire.
Pass Physical Agility Test.
Pass a medical examination and drug screening.
Pass a CVSA Voice Stress Examination.
Pass the Interview Board.
Pass an extensive Background Investigation.
Pass a Psychological Examination.
Pass an Academy Entrance Examination

The City of Kingsland offers an aggressive pay scale and excellent benefits package that includes city-funded Georgia Municipal Employees Benefit System Defined Benefit (GMEBS) retirement plan (20 years of eligible service), 457b/401a deferred compensation plan, group medical, and dental insurance.

Salary $16.54 - $20.18 Per Hour

Signing Bonus Up To $5,000 Based On Experience And Years Of Service 
City Funded 20 Year Retirement Plan 
Night Shift Differential Pay
Field Training Officer Pay
Thirteen Paid Holidays
Paid Retirement Plan
Two Weeks Paid Vacation
All equipment and take home vehicle
Paid Military / Reserve Leave
Tuition reimbursement for college
Optional Family Medical Insurance
Optional Dental/Vision Insurance

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