Police Officer

  • Georgia Southern University
  • Statesboro, GA, USA
  • Feb 06, 2020
Full time   Public Safety/Police

Job Description


Police Officer
Georgia Southern University

Requisition Number: STA002639

Department: 3900330401-Public Safety, Office Of

Position Status: Full-Time

Position Summary:
Office of Public Safety. The Police Officer actively patrols campus and enforces Georgia Law and University policies and procedures to support and promote a safe campus.

Essential Functions
Performs related duties as assigned to support the mission of the University.
Patrols campus acting as a deterrent to criminal activity, responding to calls for service and assists as needed.
Investigates accidents, crimes and other complaints; issues parking citations and arrests, processes, and transports suspects accused of violating Georgia law.
Appears and testifies in campus judicial and Court hearings.
Performs security checks on-campus buildings, parking lots, and residence halls to ensure all buildings are safe and secure.
Completes reports and maintains departmental records.
Directs traffic and assists stranded motorists by providing unlocks and/or jumpstarts.
Assists other area law enforcement agencies as needed and requested.
Works special events including sporting events, social events, parades, and large gatherings.
Follows departmental safety and risk management policies in performance of work.
Maintains, repairs, and cleans tools, equipment, and work areas.
Works an on-call schedule.

Georgia Southern University is a Tobacco and Smoke-Free Community.

Minimum Education Required:
High School Diploma or equivalent; ability to obtain P.O.S.T. certification in Georgia as a basic law enforcement officer.

Could a level of job-related experience higher than the minimum required for the position substitute for the minimum level of education?: No

Minimum Experience Required:

Could a level of education higher than the minimum required for the position substitute for the minimum level of job-related experience?: No

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Effective communication (verbal and written), organization and human relations skills; ability to work well in a diverse environment; proficiency with computer and Microsoft Office Applications software including word processing, spreadsheets, and databases; legally authorized to work in the United States; successful completion of background investigation prior to employment.

Preferred Education:
Georgia P.O.S.T (Peace Officer Standards and Training) Certified as a basic law enforcement (police) Peace Officer or ability to obtain certification in six months after employment

Preferred Experience::
Related work experience

Salary Range: $31,000 - $33,300

Job Open Date: 02/04/2020

Job Closing Date: 4/28/2020

Special Instructions Summary:

To apply, visit: https://employment.georgiasouthern.edu/postings/66269

Georgia Southern University provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, or disability. Individuals in need of reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act to participate in the search process should notify Human Resources: (912) 478-5468 or HR-TDD: (912) 478-0791.

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