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2 weeks ago Administration, Business and Management Savannah   3 views
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Job Summary: Under the direction of the Chatham County Sheriff’s Office, attends, participates and successfully completes a P.O.S.T. Certified Basic Academy. Obtains classroom and practical instruction of the criminal justice system. Performs rigorous physical training. Learns to understand, interpret and apply criminal and civil laws, court decisions, regulations, policies and procedures with particular reference to the laws of arrest, use of force, custody, search and seizure, juvenile laws and procedures, property crimes, crimes against persons, crimes against children, sex crimes, domestic violence, missing persons, weapons violations, alcohol, and controlled substances. Demonstrates the ability to learn and implement police methods and procedures. Demonstrates the ability to learn and react as a first responder, implements crime scene management, forensics, collection, preservation and presentation of evidence; identification techniques; interviewing and interrogation techniques. Demonstrates the ability to learn first aid, CPR, hazardous materials awareness, emergency management, and the Incident Command System. Comprehends and uses the Incident Command System/Standardized Emergency Management System (ICS/SEMS) protocol. Demonstrates the ability to learn the Community Oriented Policing philosophy, crime prevention, victimology/crisis Intervention, cultural diversity/discrimination, and people with disabilities. Learns to use modern law enforcement equipment, communications devices, computers and information systems. Learns the use and care of firearms, chemical agents, and other weapons. Learns to drive a motor vehicle under normal and emergency conditions safely. Learns to demonstrate command presence in conflict situations. Possesses written and oral communication skills necessary to present information and evidence in courtroom settings. Under general supervision, performs law enforcement and public safety work in the custody and security of jail inmates. Performs directly related work as required.

Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma or GED and one (1) year work experience involving public contact. Possess ability to learn Federal and State laws and County ordinances governing police activities and operations, including all related criminal and civil laws and processes. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships. Ability to exercise good judgment, flexibility, creativity, and sensitivity in response to changing needs and situations. Possess effective oral and written communication skills.

Special Requirements:
• Minimum 21 years of age
• Citizen of the United States, or a legal resident of this country
• A valid Georgia State Driver’s License
• Must not have any felony, domestic violence or misdemeanor assaults convictions
• Must be legally able to possess and carry a firearm in the state of Georgia
• Must have vision correctable to 20/20 in each eye with normal color vision
• Must attend and successfully complete appropriate P.O.S.T. certification courses
• An acceptable score on a timed educational level assessment examination
• An acceptable psychological assessment
• An acceptable score on the fitness performance standards test as outlined by the Sherriff’s Office
• A favorable background investigation which includes a polygraph, criminal history, reference and employment verifications

Note: During emergencies and disasters affecting Chatham County, you may be required to report to work as part of a disaster operations team.


Posting Start : 12/26/2020

Posting End : 06/30/2021

Salary: $38,000.00-$38,000.00

Company Description
There is something very charming and familiar about Chatham County, GA; very historic, yet very now; very suburban, yet very metropolitan; simply an amazing place to live, work, play and raise a family. Chatham County, the 5th oldest county in the State of Georgia (and the largest county outside of the Atlanta metropolitan area), is an idyllic riverfront community containing the beautiful and international city of Savannah and the 3 crystal clear miles of uninterrupted public beach at Tybee Island.