10018681 Police Officer

Staff Application - please complete and email with supporting documents
School/Department: Police Department
Primary Location: Eastman
Position: Staff
Job Type: Full Time
Position Close Date: Until Filled

This position is responsible for enforcing state and local laws as well as campus regulations and for protecting life and property for Middle Georgia State University.


• Patrols to detect and deter crime and to offer assistance when needed.

• Enforces parking regulations; issues citations.

• Investigates suspicious activities or persons.

• Checks the security of buildings.

• Prepares required reports.

• Investigates traffic accidents and criminal or non-criminal incidents.

• Makes arrests of individuals who have committed crimes.

• Testifies in court as required.

• Provides assistance to motorists.

• Responds to emergency incidents.

• Provides security and traffic enforcement at special events.

• Performs related duties.


• Ability to read, write and perform mathematical calculations at a level commonly associated with the completion of high school or equivalent.

• Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position.

• Ability to meet current requirements set forth by the Police Standards and Training Council for the State of Georgia.

• Skill in the operation of computers and job related software programs.

• Skill in decision making and problem solving.

• Skill in interpersonal relations and in dealing with the public.

• Skill in oral and written communication.


• Post-certified peace officer with knowledge of public safety principles as related to university campuses.

• Knowledge of modern law enforcement principles and practices.

• Knowledge of community policing principles.

• Knowledge of emergency preparedness, response and recovery principles.

• Skill in the operation of specialized law enforcement equipment.

TO APPLY: Application materials should be emailed as a Microsoft Word or Adobe.pdf attachment to: recruitment@mga.edu with the subject line “10018681 Police Officer – Eastman 9.23.19”. Application materials are to include a resume, an MGA Staff application; a letter of interest which includes salary requirements; and three professional references. Paper application materials will not be accepted.

Staff Application - please complete and email with supporting documents

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