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We are actively recruiting highly motivated and responsible people to join our team. Augusta University's Police Department is seeking highly qualified applicants from all cultural backgrounds for all positions including Police Officer and Communications Services Officer. 

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Become a member of a modern and professional law enforcement agency!


Competitive Benefits and Tuition Assistance

  • Insurance - Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance.
  • Leave Benefits - Vacation and sick leave with longevity increases
  • Retirement - Participation in State of Georgia Teacher's Retirement System
  • Training - Specialized training offered for most positions
  • Equipment - Uniforms and Equipment provided, which includes firearms, duty gear and body armor. 
  • Tuition Assistance - Available to full time benefits-eligible employees after 6 months of employment.

 

Bike patrol and community policing

Studies have found that Bike Patrol teams improve community relations, provide cost savings, and offer faster officer response times. Augusta University Police features a Bike Patrol Unit for Officers who have been specially trained to assist the Augusta University Community. 

Eight (8) Hour shifts

Take advantage of Tuition Assistance and further your education by working 8 hour shifts!. 

Job Requirements for Peace Officers


Minimum Requirements

  • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent from a recognized State or Federal accredited organization
  • Must be 18 years of age
  • 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

 

Departmental Requirements - Knowledge, Abilities, Skills

  • Good communication skills
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) and other computer software/databases
  • Knowledge of standard police practices and techniques
  • Knowledge and skill in the use of firearms
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment and make responsible decisions especially decisions regarding use of force
  • Ability to maintain complex records; perform well under stress in a calm, efficient manner; maintain confidentiality

 

Certifications

  • Must be POST certified or be able to gain certification by POST Academy

 

Preferred

  • Knowledge of Federal Communication's Rules and Regulations

 

Responsibilities

  • Knowledge of Federal Communication's Rules and Regulations
  • 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. Exercise quick, sound judgment and apply prescribed procedures to emergency situations. 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, answer calls and/or complaints of fire or other accidents, and enforce traffic regulations; lock and unlock buildings for faculty, students and employees; provide escort services as needed; prepare necessary records and reports; assist police dispatcher as necessary; restrain uncooperative persons; conduct investigations collect and identify evidence, question principals and witnesses, testify in court; and perform other duties as assigned.

 

Salary

  • Salary to be commensurate with qualifications of selected candidate within the established range (generally minimum-midpoint) of the position

 

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 an equal employment, equal access, and equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution. Also, Augusta University is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans. It is the policy of the University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation or veteran status.

 

Driver's License Statement

  • The Human Resources Division will request a recent driver's history report from the selected candidate. This report must come from the Department of Motor Vehicles and the fee will be paid for by the candidate. This report will be required prior to an offer being extended by Human Resources and must be from the state(s) in which the candidate has lived in for the past three years.

 

Conditions of Employment

  • All candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review prior to starting with Augusta University.

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