Highway Patrol
Georgia Department of Public Safety - Atlanta, Georgia

Apr 9, 2020

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Application Deadline:
Aug 9, 2020

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$36,832 annual

Job Description

++Job Vacancy Announcement – 110th Trooper School- Extended Closing Date ++

Link to Apply:


Be a part of an elite group of men and women who serves, protects, and defends the people of the State of Georgia, while preserving the rights and dignity of all. We are looking for the best and the brightest, who can handle a never-ending variety of situations and people. You will receive the very best technical, physical, and law enforcement training while gaining skills that will put you at the top of your game. We invest thousands of dollars in your training that consistently result in competence, capability, professionalism and confidence building. As a Georgia State Trooper, you will find a challenging career providing assistance to citizens, insuring traffic safety, and promoting peace and order throughout the state. Come join us and experience the greatest camaraderie and teamwork in a unique environment that delivers law enforcement at the highest possible standard!

The Department of Public Safety is accepting applications for the 110th Trooper School. This school is contingent on approval of anticipated funding. It is anticipated that the 110th Trooper school will begin January 3, 2021. The department has immediate staffing needs statewide. All assignments will be made based on the operational needs of the department, taking into consideration the current home location of the selected applicants.


++DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES++: Under close supervision, patrols highways and roads to enforce traffic and criminal laws. Investigates traffic crashes and assists motorists. Assists other law enforcement agencies in enforcing traffic and criminal laws, and ensuring safety of the general population. Participates in criminal prosecution. DPS offers a number of opportunities for specialized assignments for Troopers throughout their career.

++MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS++: Applicant must be a U.S. citizen, possess a diploma from an accredited high school or G.E.D, and must be 21 years old upon graduation from Trooper School. Applicants must also successfully pass the pre-employment process that includes the background investigation and polygraph, oral interview, physical fitness test, psychological and medical evaluations, and meet other requirements for certification as a peace officer set by the Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training Council (P.O.S.T.).

++ANNUAL SALARY++: $36,832 (while in Trooper School) $47,350 (upon Trooper School graduation)


Trooper First Class 1- $52,583

Trooper First Class 2- $57,841

Trooper First Class 3- $63,062

Job Requirements

  • Age: 21
  • Education: High School
  • Experience: none

Contact Informaton

Diana Stephens

Georgia Department of Public Safety
959 E Confederate Ave SE
Atlanta, Georgia 30316
phone: 4046247740

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