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Police Officer

City of Statesboro


Listing Summary

Police Officer (Open Positions: 6)


Closes On: June 3, 2022 at 11:59 PM EST

Department: Police
Job Status: Full-Time
Rate of Pay: $18.78 - $20.66  

 

 

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.

 

Minimum Qualifications

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

 

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred -

  • Georgia POST certification

 

Additional Information

 

The selected candidate must complete the following requirements prior to starting work with the City of Statesboro:

  • Background Investigation
  • Pre-Employment Urinalysis
  • Pre-Employment Physical (If Applicable)

Listing ends on:

6/3/2022