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Garden City's Police Department Voted "Best Places to Work in Georgia" in 2016 Georgia Trend Magazine

The City of Garden City Voted "Savannah's Top Places to Work" in 2017 Savannah Morning News

 Best Places to Work 2017

 

Come Check Some of the Great Job Opportunities
Available in Garden City!

HOW TO APPLY:

  • Submit in one of three ways:
    1. Sign, date, and submit by fax to (912)-966-7792; or
    2. Mail Hard Copies to:
             Human Resources Department
             City of Garden City
             100 Central Avenue
             Garden City, GA 31405
    3. Drop off your Garden City Application for Employment and three (3) Reference Release Forms to City Hall. is located off Dean Forest Road across from the entrance to the Southbridge Neighborhood subdivision on the southern intersection of I-16 and Dean Forest Road/Hwy. 307 

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Police Officer

  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$41,746.12
  • Posted Date:12/11/2015
  • Deadline to Apply:01/01/2100 12:00 AM

Position Summary:  This position is responsible for the protection of people and property, for responding to requests for service and information, for arbitrating disputes in order to maintain peace, for patrolling to observe and prevent criminal activity as well as traffic violations, and for enforcing state and local criminal and traffic laws. 

 

Education, Experience, Training, Special Licenses, and Other Requirements

Must be age 21 or older; High School Diploma or equivalent, college preferred but not required; Meet the qualifications outlined under the Georgia Code, Georgia Peace Officers Training,  Sections 35-8-8 and 35-8-9.

Acceptable Motor Vehicle Report (MVR); Acceptable Criminal Background/Fingerprint Report; Acceptable Drug Screen;

 

Skills

Requires: Knowledge of City geography and road system; Skill in safe operation of motor vehicle; Skill in making rapid assessment of varying situations and ability to make accurate decisions accordingly; Skill in first aide applications; Skill in verbal and written communication; Skill in the safe and appropriate use of firearms and other weapons of force; Skill in observing and recalling details accurately.

 

Schedule and Benefits

Position Schedule:  Full time; Varying hours/days/shifts; Will work 86 hours bi-weekly and overtime when required.

Employee Benefits:  Group Health Plan for employees and dependents, Life Insurance, Long-term Disability, Dental Plan, Georgia Municipal Retirement Plan and 457 Plan.

Paid Holidays, and Paid Time Off.

 

To Apply

Download Garden City's Police Pre-employment Background Packet, print each form, complete each form, and return with resume (optional) and cover letter to:  selph@gardencity-ga.gov OR Fax to Police Recruitment Officer at (912) 966-7785 OR Deliver in Person OR Mail: Garden City Police Department,100 Central Ave., Garden City GA 31405.

 

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