Police Officer

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Posting Details

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Position Category:

Police Officer  

Job Title:

Police Officer  

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Police Department  

Nature of Work:

Patrols the campus on foot or in a patrol car to preserve law and order. Activate Emergency Responses in the event of a timely warning. Understand and able to work flexible shifts and hours if needed  

Training and Experience:

Graduation from an accredited high school or GED equivalent required. Associate Degree preferred. Must be at least 20 years of age. Must be able to communicate effectively (orally and in writing) and prepare comprehensive records and reports. Certification by the Georgia Peace Officers' Standards and Training Council (GA Law 92A-2100 amended) and/or experience with a law enforcement or public safety agency preferred. Must possess a valid Georgia driver's license.  

Testing Requirements:

Must be able to pass the Psychological Exam and Drug Test  

Illustrative Examples of Work:

Patrols the campus on foot or in a patrol car to preserve law and order. Answers calls and complaints involving fire, traffic or other accidents, robberies and other misdemeanors and felonies and takes necessary police action. Conducts investigations of criminal activities, consisting of collection and identification of evidence, questioning principals and witnesses, case preparation and testifying in court. Investigates traffic accidents and performs related traffic control functions. Performs dispatcher duties. Receives, dispatches and processes calls and messages to and from police vehicles and personnel quickly, efficiently and accurately. Recovers stolen property. Provides various types of public service and assistance to students, faculty, staff and visitors. Provides money escorts. Performs other duties as required.  

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Closing Date:
(Screening of applications will begin at date shown and will continue until the position is filled.)

Open Until Filled



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Funding Source:

General Operating (State)  

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Physical Demands

Must be able to lift at least 50 lbs. Must be able to stand for long periods of time. Must be able to walk up and down stairs. Must be able to wear a tactical vest.  

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.

EEO/AA/Non-Discrimination Statement: 

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, Billy C. Black Building, Room 382, Albany, Georgia 31705, Director of Human Resourcest 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.  

Disability Statement:

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.  

Optional Applicant Documents:

Cover Letter  

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Application Types Accepted:

Staff Employment Application  




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Job No: Posting Number: 0600803
Posted: 3/21/2018
Application Due: 5/20/2018
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