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PT Police Officer


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P/T Police Officer

Location:Lawrenceville Police Department, Lawrenceville, GA 30046


Part-Time: $27.31/hour


Job Summary

This position performs as a Sworn Officer, responsible for City Hall and Courtroom security.

Job Duties

  • Assigned to City Hall and Courts
  • Transports inmates while performing Court security functions
  • Performs daily security checks of assigned areas to include courtrooms, holding areas, and adjacent areas before openings and court proceedings.
  • Assists with securing detainees, as well as responding to emergency situations in or around Lawrenceville City Hall.
  • Maintains security-screening checkpoints which includes the operation of x-ray machines and metal detectors.
  • Handles arraignment and other court calendars as necessary
  • Completes reports and other written assignments as directed by supervisor
  • Works with and backs up other officers and agencies
  • Performs related duties.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Must have a valid driver's license
  • Ability to perform physical tasks
  • Must satisfy requirements stated in the Official Code of Georgia, Annotated (OCGA) 35-8-8

Preferred Qualifications

  • Georgia POST Certified Police Officer
  • Out of State Certified Police Officer
  • Military Police Officer (MP., CID, or equivalent)

Knowledge Required By The Position -

  • Knowledge of relevant federal and state laws, criminal and traffic codes, search and seizure laws, town ordinances, and department policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of traffic accident investigation techniques and procedures.
  • Knowledge of the geography and streets of the city.
  • Knowledge of the court system and judicial procedures.
  • Skill in the use of a computer.
  • Skill in operating police vehicles, firearms, and emergency equipment.
  • Skill in operating radios and communications equipment.
  • Skill in operating radar equipment.
  • Skill in restraining persons without causing physical harm.
  • Skill in oral and written communication.

Physical Requirements

  • The work is typically performed while sitting, standing, walking, running, bending, crouching or stooping.  The employee must occasionally lift light or heavy objects, use equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity, distinguish between shades of color, and use the physical force necessary to arrest and restrain persons.
  • The work is performed indoors, in a vehicle, and outdoors.  The employee may be exposed to inclement weather, infectious diseases, and life-threatening situations.  The work requires the use of protective clothing and devices.


  • The Police Sergeant assigns work in terms of general instructions.  Work is reviewed for compliance with instructions and established procedures, accuracy, and the nature and propriety of the final results.


  • Guidelines include state and federal laws, traffic laws, city ordinances, court rulings, constitutional guidelines, training manuals, and department policies and procedures.  These guidelines are generally clear and specific, but may require some interpretation in application.


  • The work consists of related law enforcement duties.  The varied nature of calls and the potential for emergencies contribute to the complexity of the work.
  • The purpose of this position is to protect life and property and enforce federal, state, and local laws.  Successful performance contributes to the detection and deterrence of crime and to the protection of life and property


  • Contacts are typically with co-workers, other city employees, other emergency service providers, court system personnel, attorneys, judges, medical personnel, law enforcement officers from other agencies, and the general public.
  • Contacts are typically to give or exchange information, provide services, interview persons, and resolve problems.




This is a part-time position with an hourly rate of $27.31, with no more than 29 hours per week. 

There is also a sign on bonus of $1,500 with the condition that you sign an agreement that you will stay with the City for a minimum of 18 months. 


Please visit the City of Lawrenceville website to apply.  

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