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POLICE OFFICER Full-time Job

2 weeks ago Security, Uniformed and Protective Services Savannah   1 view
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Before applying for this position, please review the Chatham County Police Department's Hiring Process and Background Standards by clicking here.
You may also view CCPD's Background Standards by clicking the details link to the left of this posting labeled 'CCPD Background Standards'.

Signing Bonus: $2,000 signing bonus for qualified candidates hired at the Police Officer rank only. Signing bonus requires a one (1) year service commitment with a signed agreement. Voluntary separation within one (1) year of employment will require signing bonus reimbursement.

Job Summary: Under the direction of a Command Officer, provides direct public safety services to the citizens of the unincorporated areas of Chatham County. Ensures the enforcement of all Federal, State, local laws and ordinances within the jurisdiction of the County in coordination with other Police Departments in surrounding jurisdictions. Provides information and assistance to motorists, pedestrians, and the general public as it relates to law enforcement functions. Maintains a highly visible presence within the community. Evaluates the need to advise suspects of their constitutional rights and advises all arrested individuals. Enforces all traffic laws and issues citations for violations. Responds to calls and/or complaints from citizens. Investigates misdemeanor crimes and traffic accidents and makes arrests. Maintains all appropriate reports and records of criminal and arrest activity. Collects evidence at crime scenes and interviews witnesses. Maintains security and possession of a firearm and related equipment at all times. Mediates civil disputes. Conducts criminal investigations, interviews witnesses, and delivers Miranda warnings. Transports and interrogates suspects, places suspects in detention, and completes necessary paperwork. Performs a variety of community outreach policing duties. Attends meetings, conferences, workshops, training sessions and reviews publications and audio-visual materials. Communicates and coordinates regularly with appropriate others to maximize the effectiveness and efficiency of interdepartmental operations and activities. Performs other duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma or GED. Possess knowledge of Federal, State, and County laws governing police activities and operations, including all related criminal and civil laws and ordinances. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships. Ability to exercise good judgment, flexibility, creativity, and sensitivity in response to changing needs and situations. Ability to quickly learn the geographical layout of the County. Ability to demonstrate integrity, ingenuity, inventiveness and strength of character in the performance of assigned tasks. Possess effective oral and written communication skills. Possess knowledge of tactical response and rescue operations.

Special Requirements:
• Current Georgia Peace Officer Certification.
• The Chatham County Police Department does not tolerate the use of illegal drugs. Past use of illegal drugs by applicants will be discussed during the polygraph testing, and a complete disclosure must be made.

Please upload your GA P.O.S.T. Individual Officer Profile to your application.

Notes:
During emergencies and disasters affecting Chatham County, you may be required to report to work as part of a disaster operations team.
This is a safety-sensitive position and subject to random drug testing.

Location : POLICE

Posting Start : 12/26/2020

Posting End : 06/30/2021

Details : CCPD Background Standards

Salary: $44,500.00-$71,200.00

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.