Public Safety Officer
Job Title: Public Safety Officer
Location: Americus, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 1012
Georgia Southwestern State University – a four-year institution – cultivates excellence in learning and teaching that encourages intellectual, personal, and social growth for students, faculty, staff, and the community. Georgia Southwestern State University is a comprehensive state university within the University System of Georgia that offers a full range of bachelor degree programs, along with selected master’s and specialist degree programs.
Georgia Southwestern is committed to serving the needs of its developing region with educational programs for high school, for professional and technical graduates; post-graduate professional training; research and business services; and cultural enrichment. Through its national and international affiliations, the University links Southwest Georgia with the global economy and actively fosters a greater understanding of international business and culture.Job Summary
Regular Public Safety Work. Protecting life and property on the Campus of Georgia Southwestern State University. Work involves a professional response to the need for prevention and detection of crimes, and for generally maintaining law and order. Work also involves patrolling assigned areas, traffic enforcement, accident reporting, and criminal investigations. The employee must exercise quick,independent, and sound judgement and display initiative in applying work methods to emergency situations which arise when superior officers are not immediately available.Required Qualifications
• Must be P.O.S.T certified as a peace officer or able to become P.O.S.T, certified as a peace officer within six months of employment.
• Must hold valid driver's license.
Please attach a resume, cover letter, transcripts and contact information for three references.Conditions of Employment
Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating eligibility for employment with Georgia Southwestern State University, as determined by Georgia Southwestern State University in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in application materials and a satisfactory credit check, drug screen, physical, and public safety assessment.Equal Employment Opportunity
Georgia Southwestern State University is an equal opportunity employer. As such, the University takes affirmative action to preclude discrimination in recruiting, transferring, training and terminating of employees because of race, color, creed, age, sex, national origin, veterans status, disability or any other reason in accordance with applicable state and federal statutes, executive orders and other regulations which prohibit discriminatory employment practices.