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Current City of Hogansville Job Opportunities…


Certified Police Officer - Night Shift

The Hogansville Police Department has two immediate openings for Night Shift Police Patrol Officers:

We are looking for dynamic police officers to be responsible for the enforcement of federal, state, and local laws and the protection of life and property. Responsibilities include patrolling assigned zones, responding to calls, serving criminal court papers, providing first aid and CPR, provide traffic control, testify in judicial proceedings, complete all required reports and forms and perform other related duties as assigned.

To be successful as a police officer you should be able to perform a broad range of responsibilities and establish a relationship of trust among the members of your department and community.

 Duties include:

  •     Enforcing laws
  •     Ensuring the safety and security of the public by responding to emergencies, providing assistance to victims, and reducing or preventing involvement in crime
  •     Building relationships with the community while helping to contribute to the health and safety of vulnerable populations through community policing.
  •     Creating community awareness by using crime prevention methods or intervention initiatives
  •     Conducting investigations by interviewing suspects, witnesses, and collecting evidence at crime scenes
  •     Participating in and testifying at court hearings when required
  •     Processing incident reports with accurate detail and factual information.
  •     Working special details as needed.
  •     (Note: The listed duties are illustrative only and are not intended to describe each and every function which may be performed in the job class. The omission of specific statements does not preclude management from assigning specific duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the position)

Knowledge Required FOR THIS Position:

  • Knowledge of relevant federal and state laws, criminal and traffic codes, search and seizure laws, judicial procedures, city ordinances, and department policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of criminal and traffic investigation techniques and procedures
  • Knowledge of the geography and streets of the city.
  • Skill in CPR techniques, operating police vehicles, firearms, computers, and emergency equipment.\Officers must be capable of working night shift, weekends, and holidays.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be a P.O.S.T. certified peace officer in the State of Georgia, and in good standing.
  • Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position usually associated with the completion a Georgia P.O.S.T. approved police academy or having a similar position for one to two years.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license
  •  Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of training in the field of work, in addition to basic skills associated with a high school education.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $39,520.00 per year for entry level patrol officer

Benefits:

  • Take home patrol vehicle
  • Health insurance
  • Dental/ eye insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • POAB dues paid by city
  • GMA vested upon 10 years of service
  • 12-hour shifts
  • Specialized Training opportunities provided after completion of probation period.

Education:

  • Minimum, high school diploma or equivalent 

  •      P.O.S.T. Peace Officer Certification, in good standing

BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION: A rigid and thorough personal, work experience, and qualification background investigation is required, which includes: medical exam, drug screening test, psychological tests (written and clinical), polygraph examination, verification of all credentials and qualifications (personal references, previous employment, POST status, education, training, etc.), and interviews.

TO APPLY: You can pick up an application at the Hogansville Police Department, 117 Lincoln Street, Hogansville GA 30230, or Click Here for Application for Employment.


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