The Dougherty County Police Department has vacancies for Patrol Officers.
This vacancy is open continuously and applicants are hired on an as needed basis.
NOTE: Applicants are valid for a six (6) month period.
Employee in this position is responsible for maintaining law and order, preventing crimes, and protecting life and property within limits of Dougherty County.
Employee reports to the Sergeant.
For this law enforcement position applicants must be:
1. At least 21 years of age
2. A United States Citizen
3. High School graduate or equivalent (additional post high school coursework preferred)
4. Certified or eligible to become certified under the Georgia Peace Officers Standards and Training Act within six months of employment
5. Able to clear background investigation
6. In proportion for height/weight standards
7. Able to pass a job valid physical endurance test.
In addition to the completed County application, applicants for law enforcement vacancies must submit certified documents of a.) birth certificate, b) high school diploma or equivalent, c) valid Georgia Driver's License, and d) DD 214 military discharge (if applicable) at the time of application. Failure to submit the copies of the required documents at the time of application will result in non-consideration.
PLEASE SECURE, COMPLETE AND RETURN REQUIRED SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION PACKAGE WITH APPLICATION.
Dougherty County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ADA requires the County to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are invited to discuss accommodations.
DOUGHERTY COUNTY HAS A NO SMOKING IN THE WORKPLACE POLICY IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE GEORGIA SMOKE FREE ACT OF 2005.
SUCCESSFUL APPLICANTS FOR EMPLOYMENT AND PROMOTION MUST PASS DRUG AND/OR ALCOHOL SCREENING AND PASS BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION.
DOUGHERTY COUNTY PROVIDES REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT.