Part-Time Police Officer – All Campus Locations

Division: Police
Department:
Primary Location:
Position: Staff
Job Type: Part Time
Position Close Date: Until Filled
Description:

This position is responsible for enforcing state and local laws as well as campus regulations and for protecting life and property for Middle Georgia State University. Knowledge and skills required by the position include: knowledge of modern law enforcement principles and practices; knowledge of community policing principles; knowledge of emergency preparedness, response and recovery principles; knowledge of public safety principles as related to college campuses; skill in the operation of computers and job related software programs; skill in the operation of specialized law enforcement equipment; skill in decision making and problem solving; skill in interpersonal relations and in dealing with the public; and skill in oral and written communication.

MAJOR DUTIES:

  • Patrols to detect and deter crime and to offer assistance when needed.

  • Enforces parking regulations; issues citations.

  • Investigates suspicious activities or persons.

  • Checks the security of buildings.

  • Prepares required reports.

  • Investigates traffic accidents and criminal or non-criminal incidents.

  • Makes arrests of individuals who have committed crimes.

  • Testifies in court as required.

  • Provides assistance to motorists.

  • Responds to emergency incidents.

  • Provides security and traffic enforcement at special events.

  • Performs related duties.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for one to two years.

  • Ability to meet current requirements set forth by the Police Standards and Training Council for the State of Georgia.

TO APPLY: Email aMGA employmentapplication, cover letter and resume including three references to: recruitment@mga.edu.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open until filled.

A Unit of the University System of Georgia

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A Unit of the University System of Georgia

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