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Police Officer

City of Tybee Island

Posted: Mar. 7, 2018

End Date: May. 7, 2018

The City of Tybee Island is currently accepting applications for the position of Police Officer.  This is a full time entry level position in the law enforcement field.  All applicants must be POST certified and in good standing.

Description of Duties:
Under general supervision, performs police work involving the protection of life and property, enforcement of laws and investigation of crime.  Responsibilities include working a rotating shift basis for enforcing all statues, laws, ordinances and regulations for which the Police Department is responsible; for maintaining law and order; for protecting life and property and for performing police related assignments.  Work is performed according to established departmental policies and procedures.   Work contains a substantial element of personal risk, and an incumbent must be able to exercise sound judgment independently in emergency situations.  Work requires tactful, conscientious and efficient performance of duties under little direct supervision.  Assignments and general instructions are received from a supervising officer, who reviews work methods and results through reports, personal inspection and discussion.

Job Requirements:
Applicant must possess a valid driver’s license and be 21 years of age. 
Applicants must pass a written exam, background investigation, psychological exam, polygraph examination, medical examination, physical agility test, and an oral interview board.
Applicant must be Georgia P.O.S.T Certified in good standing.

Applications are available online at www.cityoftybee.org or at City Hall, 403 Butler Avenue.  Please submit the application and resume to:  Human Resources, 403 Butler Avenue in person or mail with all forms notarized to:  Human Resources, P.O. Box 2749, Tybee Island, Georgia 31328.

Salary:  $17.10 per hour ($35,568 annually)                             

The City offers an excellent benefits package, including 100% coverage on medical and dental insurance for the employee, life insurance, long term disability, pension, FMLA leave, and continuing education assistance.  All uniforms, equipment and vehicle furnished.

Job Open Until Filled

EOE and Drug Free Workplace

We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, the presence of a disability or any other legally protected status.