Police Officer

  • Augusta University
  • Augusta, GA, USA
  • Dec 02, 2022
Full time Public Safety/Police

Job Description

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Police Officer

About Us
Augusta University is Georgia's innovation center for education and health care, training the next generation of innovators, leaders, and healthcare providers in classrooms and clinics on four campuses in Augusta and locations across the state. More than 9,000 students choose Augusta for educational opportunities at the center of Georgia's cybersecurity hub and experiential learning that blends arts and application, humanities, and the health sciences. Augusta is home to Georgia's only public academic health center, where groundbreaking research is creating a healthier, more prosperous Georgia, and world-class clinicians are bringing the medicine of tomorrow to patient care today.

Location
Augusta University -
Our Health Sciences Campus: 1120 15th Street, Augusta, GA 30912
Our Summerville Campus: 2500 Walton Way, Augusta, GA 30904

Job Summary
The Police Officer position provides a professional and timely response for the detection and control of crime; Generally maintain law and order and protect life and property.

Responsibilities
The duties include, but are not limited to:
Patrol a designated area of the University, preserve law and order, be alert for and control commission of crimes
Lock and unlock buildings for faculty, students and employees; Provide escort services as needed
Answer calls and/or complaints of fire or other accidents, and enforce traffic regulation
Prepare necessary records and reports
Assist police dispatcher as necessary
Exercise quick, sound judgment and apply prescribed procedures to emergency situations; Restrain uncooperative persons
Conduct investigations - collect and identify evidence, question principals and witnesses, testify in court
Perform all other related duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications
High School Diploma, GED or equivalent from a recognized State or Federal accredited organization
Must be 18
Must have a valid driver's license
Must have first aid skills; possess moral and ethical character
Must be POST certified or be able to gain certification by POST Academy

Preferred Qualifications
Knowledge of Federal Communication's Rules and Regulations.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Knowledge and skill in the use of firearms
Knowledge of standard police practices and techniques
Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and other computer software/databases
Ability to maintain complex records; Perform well under stress in a calm, efficient manner
Ability to exercise sound judgement and make responsible decisions especially decisions regarding use of force

Public Safety Statement
Per Georgia POST (Police Officers Standards and Training) requirements, this position will have access to sensitive information and will require a satisfactory consumer credit check as a condition of employment.

Shift/Salary/Benefits
Shift:Days/M-F
Pay Grade: 13
Salary: Minimum $16.19/hour - $17.65/hour
Salary to be commensurate with qualifications of selected candidate within the established range (generally minimum-midpoint) of the position
Recruitment Period: 8/18/22 - Until Filled
Augusta University offers a variety of benefits to full-time benefits-eligible employees and some of our half-time (or more) employees.
Benefits that may be elected could include health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, Teachers Retirement System (or Optional Retirement Plan), as well as earned vacation time, sick leave, and 13 paid holidays.
Also, our full-time employees who have been employed with us successfully for more than 6 months can be considered for the Tuition Assistance Program. Consider applying with us today!

Conditions of Employment
All candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review prior to starting with Augusta University.
All employees are responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of sensitive [patient, student, employee, financial, business, etc.] information by exercising sound judgment and adhering to cybersecurity and privacy policies during the course of their employment and beyond.

Credit Check
This position will require the acquisition of a P-Card and/or handle cash, credit or other sensitive information and will require a satisfactory Consumer Credit check as a condition of employment.
Driver's License Statement
The Human Resources Division will request a driver's history report for the identified top candidate(s) for this position. We will initiate this through our Background Check Vendor; this report will come from the Department of Motor Vehicles. The selected candidate must have a valid driver's license.

Other Information
This position is also responsible for promoting a customer friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner everyday with patients and families for success."
Augusta University is a tobacco free environment and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.

How To Apply
Consider applying with us today! https://www.augusta.edu/hr/jobs/
Select University Faculty & Staff > External Applicants if you are a candidate from outside the university
Select University Faculty & Staff > Internal Applicants if you are a current university employee
If you need further assistance, please contact us at 706-721-9365

To Apply, visit:
https://careers.hprod.onehcm.usg.edu/psp/careers/CAREERS/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=12000&JobOpeningId=248093&PostingSeq=1




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