Atlanta Metropolitan State College (AMSC), a unit of the University System of Georgia, is accepting applications for Police Officer. The College currently serves approximately 3000 commuting students on its campus located at 1630 Metropolitan Parkway S.W. and on its downtown site located at 34 Peachtree Street.
This is a full time position which report to the Chief of Police of Public Safety or designee. The incumbent is responsible patrolling all areas of the campus to ensure the safety of all students, staff, faculty, visitors and facilities. This position enforces all of the applicable policies and procedures of the Department of Public Safety and enforces all State and Federal laws as appropriate. Duties also involve patrolling assigned areas, traffic enforcement, accident reporting, and some criminal investigations. Assignments are received from campus police chief or other superiors and carried out using established policies and procedures. However, employee must exercise quick, independent, and sound judgment and display initiative in applying work methods to emergency situations which arise when a superior is not immediately available. Work requires dedication to public service often made difficult by emotional or physical stress of events. Incumbents are required to be available for all shifts and are subject to be called in on short notice and working mandatory overtime. Campus Police Officers must pass a physical exam and are subject to applicable drug and alcohol testing policies.
High School diploma or GED is required for this position; Minimum of two years experience is required; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. A valid Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training Certificate (POST) is required , must be able to successfully qualify with the service weapon (initially and annually), a valid Georgia driver's license with an acceptable driving record, and may be required to successfully pass a Physical Abilities Test prior to the final offer of employment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; must occasionally lift and/or move up to 70 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus. Must have the ability to assemble, analyze and evaluate information and data. Applicant must have excellent written and communication skills.
completion of some college level course work preferred.
Advertised Salary and Benefits:
The salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University System of Georgia offers an excellent benefits package, including annual and sick leave accruals, paid holidays, life and health insurances, and a retirement plan.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Review of applications will begin immediately. The anticipated hired date is March 2013. Interested persons should apply online and submit (1) a letter of interest; (2) a detailed resume; (3) the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references; (4) Certifications or college transcripts. A criminal background check and a complete physical examination are also required. To apply for this position visit our website at www.atlm.edu.
Atlanta Metropolitan College - 2 years ago