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Reserve Police Officer

City of Warm Springs

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Reserve Police Officers

About Us

The City of Warm Springs origins date back to the pioneer days of the 1830s. A neighboring town, Bullochville, was considered to be an extension of Warm Springs and eventually, the two towns were combined to create the quaint community that has become present-day Warm Springs. With a population of nearly 500, Warm Springs is small; yet this tiny town‚ rich with history – attracts more than 300,000 visitors each year. It’s easy to see why Warm Springs is considered “the little city with a lot to offer”.


Job Summary

The Reserve Officer positions are to help ensure the safety of City’s residents, guests and visitors. The position performs a variety of duties related to the protection of life and property, enforcement of criminal and traffic laws, prevention of crime, preservation of the public peace, apprehension of criminals, and calls for service. Perform basic police services in accordance with the mission, goals and objectives of the Warm Springs Police Department and in compliance with governing federal and state laws.

This position supplements the Full-time and Part-time force to help with the protection of the City. Officers should possess the ability to be flexible and be ready to become an expert to the field of law enforcement. Because we are a small town our officers must do more with less. Our officers learn to have the ability to work a case from beginning to end. We provide our officers with training, career advancement, Growth plans, and empowerment to do the job with intendance. We provide all equipment and send our reserve officers to training each year equaling up to 40 hours per year. We also provide in-service training meeting the state requirement. Reserve Officers are required to work a minimum 18hrs a month. The city is looking for professional officers with a willingness to service the community of Warm Springs. We as a department value our staff and take an invested part in your career growth.



  • Patrols assigned area on foot, in assigned motor vehicle, or other specialized vehicle to ensure personal and property security.
  • Prepares routine, standardized reports and investigate criminal and administrative complaints.
  • Gives warnings and issues tickets to the public.
  • Exercise independent judgment in determining when there is reasonable suspicion to detain, when probable cause exists to search and arrest and when force may be used and to what degree.
  • Apprehends and arrests suspects.
  • Reserve Police Officers are required to work One Weekend full shifts and One any other shift of eight. 
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

High school diploma or GED; must be a U.S. citizen; a minimum age of 21 years of age; must be Georgia Mandated (Police) P.O.S.T. certified; Must be in Good Standing with Georgia P.OS.T and/ or Current Law Enforcement Agency; not have been convicted of a felony or have an adverse driving history;  be willing to undergo a drug screening test, fingerprinting and psychological evaluation; must be able to pass a thorough background investigation; Valid Georgia Driver's License required and maintained at the time of employment.



Applications can be obtained at City Hall 3636 Whitehouse Pkwy Warm Springs, GA 31830 or you contact Chief Quintana for an electronic copy.


Contact Information

Chief Emilio Quintana at (706) 655-9096, or by email at or Lieutenant Scott West at (404) 510-0342

Conditions of Employment

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with the City of Warm Springs, as determined by the City, its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test. Offers are made expressly subject to the applicable federal and state laws, to the statutes, rules and regulations of this institution and to the Bylaws and Policies of the City Council of Warm Springs.


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