Police Officer

Atlanta Metropolitan State College
Atl Metropolitan State College

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Administrative Jobs
Institutional & Business Affairs, Safety & Security
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Title: Police Officer
Location: Atl Metropolitan State College
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 236876
About Us

Welcome to Atlanta Metropolitan State College (AMSC), a University System of Georgia (USG) institution that is fully accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). Atlanta Metropolitan State College has a rich history that is tied to the City of Atlanta for which it is appropriately named. The college offers high quality baccalaureate, associate and certificate programs that are challenging, comprehensive and very affordable. Atlanta Metropolitan State College currently serves about 3,000 students and is situated on a beautifully landscaped Southwest Atlanta campus; which is located ten minutes south of downtown Atlanta and fifteen minutes north of Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport.

Job Summary Under the general supervision of a Police Sergeant (Uniform Division) and on one of two assigned shifts, performs general law enforcement duties in efforts to provide protection of life and property, enforcement of federal, state and local laws, response to emergency situations and investigation of criminal activity to secure the well-being of the faculty, staff, students, and visitors to the Atlanta Metropolitan State College Campus.

Responsibilities Patrols streets, industrial parks, businesses, and residential areas within statutory boundaries of the institution and other USG properties to thwart potential criminal activity. • Enforces state and federal statutes and other regulations for which the Police Department is responsible; enforces the traffic code of Georgia, issues citations, and/or makes arrests as appropriate. • Answers calls for service in a timely, professional, appropriate manner; provides immediate response in emergency situations; uses proper judgment in neutralizing situations. • Conducts accident investigations and provides preliminary first aid as needed. • Prepares detailed reports regarding calls for service received while on duty. • Transports prisoners to jail facility. • Initiates criminal investigations and calls for detectives when needed. • May be called upon to work special assignments as needed. • Performs related work as assigned.

Required Qualifications • High school diploma or its recognized equivalent. • Must be at least 21 years of age at time of employment. • Must possess a valid Georgia Driver's License. • Must be a citizen of the United States. • Must pass physical agility test, an extensive background investigation, post-offer psychological, medical, and drug screen.

Must be available to work nights, weekends, holidays, and overtime as assigned.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Atlanta Metropolitan State College is an equal employment opportunity employer. Atlanta Metropolitan State College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or military/veteran status.

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