Nature of Work:
This is a supervisory field position that will require some office work. Position is immediate supervisor for shift, and responsibility includes assisting the shift commander on patrols, investigations, and the performance of special duties of comparable responsibility. Will be required to obtain specialized training certifications such as radar investigations, etc. Will be required to work days/night and swing shift. Sergeant will be assigned collateral duties and responsibility as designated by Command Staff under the direction of the Chief of Police.
Inspects equipment, employee appearance and completes a yearly performance evaluation for employees. Will be required to assist in training new officers under his or her supervision and ensures subordinates are informed on new information in shift briefings. Must be able to conduct workshops and presentations for the campus community. Ensure monthly reports are provided to supervisor, and ensure all documents are turned in and reviewed in a timely manner.
Training and Experience:
Graduation from an accredited high school or GED equivalent required. Must be able to communicate effectively (orally and in writing) and prepare comprehensive records and reports. Must have at least two years of law enforcement experience.
You must be employed with the department for 12 months to be eligible. (For Internal employees)
(External Applicants) Must have Certification by the Georgia Peace Officers' Standards and Training Council (GA Law 92A-2100 amended) and experience with a law enforcement or public safety agency
Must pass psychological exam.
Illustrative Examples of Work:
Patrols and enforces laws on Albany State University Campus. Enforce city, state codes, ordinances and regulations, in order to provide security and protection for the campus community at large. Patrol the campus on foot, golf carts, bicycle, ATV and patrol car. Answer calls for service involving parking violations, fire, traffic accidents, reports criminal activities, and provide security for all campus activities such as athletic events, student events, outside requests for A.S.U. building usage, etc. Officer is expected to conduct hourly security checks through campus buildings especially the residence halls. Officer will be required to enforce traffic laws and ordinances within a 500 yard buffer zone around A.S.U. campus.
Investigate crimes, interview potential witnesses, victim's suspects and confidential informants. Must be able to process crime scenes and gather reserve evidence. Determine probable cause to search and/or reasonable suspicion to detain suspects and make arrests when necessary. Respond to emergency calls and calls for assistance. Perform the functions of first responder to any threatening situation on campus. Officer will be required to participate in campus workshops for the campus community. Must support any and all police community oriented concepts. Will be required to work various shift rotations
(Screening of applications will begin at date shown and will continue until the position is filled.)
Open Until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicants:
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Must be able to lift 50 to 100 lbs.
Facts About the Institution:
Albany State University is a fully accredited senior unit of the University System of Georgia. Employees receive benefits provided by the University System of Georgia, including, but not limited to, hospital and major medical insurance, group life insurance, participation in the Georgia Teachers' Retirement System, Optional Retirement Plan (Faculty and exempt employees only), Social Security and Tuition Remission after six months of employment.
Albany State University is an equal employment, equal access, equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution which adheres to all federal and state civil rights laws banning discrimination in public institutions of higher education.
The University is committed to insuring equal opportunity to all students, employees, and applicants for employment or admission without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, physical or mental disabilities, or sexual orientation. It is the policy of Albany State University to comply with all federal laws, including the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 (Title II), Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX), Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VI), Executive Order (E.O.) 11246, and all subsequent amendments and implementing regulations which prohibit discrimination as above described. In accordance with the requirements above, Albany State University affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, veteran status, disability or national origin in its employment and/or educational programs and activities. Albany State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution.
The University shall take action, to the extent allowed under state and federal law, to ensure fulfillment of this policy. For questions or more detailed information regarding this policy, or to file a complaint regarding violation of this policy, please contact the Albany State University Office of Human Resources, 504 College Drive, ACAD Building, Room 382, Albany, Georgia 31705, Director of Human Resources, Steve A. Grant at 229-430-4623. Students requiring disability related accommodations for participation in any event or to obtain print materials in an alternative format, please contact the Student Disability Services Center, New Student Center, 2nd Floor, Green Zone (Room 2-140), Dr. Stephanie Harris-Jolly, Director of Counseling and Student Disability Services, 229-903-3610.
Applicants who have a disability and who need special services or facilities to apply or to interview should contact Human Resources at 229-430-4623. EEO/AA employer.
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Application Types Accepted:
Staff Employment Application