Police Sergeant

Police
Georgia College & State University Department of Public Safety - Milledgeville, Georgia

May 2, 2021

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Application Deadline:
May 21, 2021

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$$40,729 annual

Job Description

To Apply: Visit, https://careers.hprod.onehcm.usg.edu/psc/careers/CAREERS/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=36000

Job Summary

The position of Police Sergeant is a regular, and/or special detail position, providing general law enforcement and service related duties for the Georgia College & State University community. The position of Police Sergeant is a supervisory position, overseeing a squad of Police Officers and other personnel as assigned. To perform these duties, employees in this position must possess, or be able to obtain and maintain, certification as a peace officer, pursuant to the rules of the Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training Council.

Responsibilities

++Supervision - 25++

Serves as a first-line supervisor for a squad of Police Officers at the direction of the Lieutenant of Patrol and the Captain of Operations.

Specific duties include, but are not limited to: - Scheduling and assigning duties/ responsibilities for the squad - Facilitating squad coverage in the event of training, illness, vacation or other absence - Providing guidance on policies and practices - Facilitating standardized performance among personnel assigned to the squad - Conduct daily shift briefing that includes pass-on information, roll call training and a review of campus events and activities - Conduct evaluations for assigned officers - Make recommendations in matters concerning discipline and commendations for assigned officers - Notify immediate supervisor and/or Command Staff personnel of any issues or concerns that require immediate attention - Review and approve incident and accident reports for assigned personnel to ensure accuracy and completeness - Conduct and document routine inspections of assigned officer's uniforms, equipment and vehicles

++Patrol - 25++ Conduct routine vehicle, foot, bicycle, and alternative patrol of Georgia College & State University properties, and the surrounding area pursuant to statutory jurisdictions. Such patrol shall facilitate the detection and deterrence of crime, criminal activity, and suspicious activity for Georgia College & State University properties.

++Law Enforcement - 15++ This position requires employees to utilize sound discretion and decision making skills when determining appropriate responses to violations of federal, state, local, and traffic laws.

++Reporting - 15++ Provide adequate documentation of public safety actions, including the authoring of incident reports, arrest and booking reports, use of force reports, supplemental reports, traffic citations, and other documents related to safety and security initiatives on campus. Such documentation may include written reports, diagrams, sketches, and other representations of reported circumstances.

++Safety and Security - 10++ Perform relevant safety and security functions that enhance public safety within the Georgia College & State University community. Such functions include: developing positive police-community relations, facilitating the physical security of campus properties, the performance of first-aid in response to medical distress, and the enhancement of emergency response to a variety of natural and man-made hazards.

++Other - 10++ Other Duties as Assigned.

Additional Information

To Apply: Visit, https://careers.hprod.onehcm.usg.edu/psc/careers/CAREERS/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=36000

Benefits include Teacher's Retirement System of Georgia (TRS) and University System of Georgia Tuition Assistance Program (TAP). Under TAP, full-time employees are eligible for nine credit hours per semester after six months of service.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Georgia College is committed to the fundamental principle of equal opportunity and equal treatment for every prospective and current employee and strives to create a campus environment which understands, fosters, and embraces the value of diversity. No person shall, on the grounds of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information, be excluded from employment or participation in, be denied the benefits of, or otherwise be subjected to discrimination, under any program or activity conducted by Georgia College.

OTHER INFORMATION

This is a supervisory position. This position does not have any financial responsibilities. Yes, this position will be required to drive. This role is considered a position of trust. This position does not require a purchasing card (P-Card). This position will not travel This position does not require security clearance. This position will be subject to pre-employment drug screening and follow-up random drug screenings may occur during the employment period.

BACKGROUND CHECK

  • Position of Trust
  • Standard + DMV
  • Employment With References
  • This position will be subject to pre-employment drug screening and follow-up random drug screenings may occur during the employment period.

Job Requirements

  • Age: N/A
  • Education: Must possess a high school diploma or accredited GED equivalent.
  • Experience: Must have 4 years of related experience in the public safety field OR a combination of educational attainment and related work history.

To Apply: Visit, https://careers.hprod.onehcm.usg.edu/psc/careers/CAREERS/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=36000

Required Qualifications

++Educational Requirements++ Experience/Education - Must have 4 years of related experience in the public safety field OR a combination of educational attainment and related work history - Must possess a high school diploma or accredited GED equivalent

++Other Required Qualifications++ Must be able to successfully pass a comprehensive background check, pursuant to the regulations of Georgia College & State University, the Board of Regents Police Guidebook and recommendations from the Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police. Requirements will include, at a minimum: an oral interview, a state and federal criminal history check, a nationwide sex offender search, a social security number check, a credit history check, a medical examination, a drug screening, a psychological screening, a polygraph examination, an employment history check, and the verification of at least three professional/personal references.

Must possess a valid driver's license, or the ability to obtain a valid driver's license.

Must possess, or be able to obtain and maintain certification as a peace officer pursuant to the rules of the Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training Council (said rules may be found at https://www.gapost.org/Rules/3offcrt.html).

Preferred Qualifications

++Additional Preferred Qualifications++ - Preferred attainment of a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university - Preferred certification as a peace officer pursuant to the rules of the Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training Council - Preferred experience in a higher education environment - Preferred completion of the Georgia Law Enforcement Command College Program, Georgia POST Supervision courses, or other supervision/management training equivalent

Contact Information

Brett Stanelle

Georgia College & State University Department of Public Safety
Milledgeville, Georgia 31061
phone: (478) 445-4400

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