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The Jefferson Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Police Officer.
This position is responsible for the enforcement of local, state and federal laws. The work consists of related law enforcement duties. Potentially life-threatening situations contribute to the complexity of the position. The purpose of this position is to patrol the city to detect and deter crime and to provide support for other operations of the department. This position contributes to the safety and well being of area citizens and their property.
We are a state certified police agency.
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 6-month probationary period. Qualifying candidates must reside in Jackson County
Medical, dental, and life insurance
Paid vacation and sick leave, provided on an accrual basis
12 hour shifts, work 14 days per month and have 2, 3 day weekends off per month
Applications can be picked up at:
Jefferson Police Department
1010 Washington St.
Jefferson, GA. 30549
Or downloading one from our web site at www.cityofjeffersonpolice.comp >