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Police Officer

GNTC Campus Police

Posted: Jun. 11, 2018

End Date: Dec. 31, 2018

Georgia Northwestern Technical College is seeking a qualified candidate for full time Police Officer at our Floyd County, Walker County, and Whitfield Murray Campus locations.

This position, under general supervision, patrols assigned areas and ensures safety of campus buildings and grounds for the technical college. This position manages traffic flow and enforces parking regulations. Investigates traffic incidents, vandalism, theft, violence and may arrest perpetrators of crimes.  Position may also perform administrative duties. This position requires P.O.S.T. certification (In good Standing), completion of yearly continuing education mandates, annual firearm qualification and a valid driver's license.
 Employment is with Georgia Northwestern Technical College and not with an individual campus.  While each officer will be assigned a home campus; all employees are subject to work relocation based on college needs. Any applicant offered employment in this position is required to successfully complete a pre-employment background and drug test.                                               
Minimum qualifications: High School diploma and GED is required.  Graduation from a P.O.S.T. Certified Georgia Police Academy. Must have and continue to maintain P.O.S.T. Certification.  Must be able to successfully complete Weapons Proficiency AND Use of Force certifications. No felony convictions. Possession of a valid state issued driver’s license and a satisfactory driving record are conditions of initial and continued employment. Minimum of one year of working experience with a law enforcement agency.
Preferred Qualifications:  Advanced training beyond basic certification.  Previous working experience in law enforcement in a college or other school environment.
Application Deadline: Open until filled.
Application Process: All application packets MUST be completed via the GNTC Online Job Center at www.GNTC.edu.  We do not accept resumes, transcripts, etc. in any other format except through the Online Job Center.  As a part of the application process, interested candidates will also be required to upload documents such as a resume, work reference contact information, and transcripts if applicable.  Pursuant to college policy, a thorough background investigation, including a criminal history records check, shall be conducted on all candidates prior to being hired for any position with our college.  No phone calls or emails please.
A Unit of the Technical College System of Georgia
Equal Opportunity Employer: Georgia Northwestern Technical College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, religion, disability, age political affiliation or belief, veteran status, or citizenship status (except in those special circumstances permitted or mandated by law).  Any violation or questions should be directed to Peggy Cordell, Director of Human Resources, Office I101a, One Maurice Culberson Drive, Rome, GA 30161, at 706-295-6959; Sonya Briscoe, Special Populations Director and Title IV & Title IX Coordinator, Office A120a, One Maurice Culberson Drive, Rome, GA 30161 at 706-295-6932; Sheila Parker, ADA/Section 504 Coordinator and Disability Services Coordinator, Office B115, One Maurice Culberson Drive, Rome, GA 30161 at 706-295-6517.  Telephone numbers are accessible to persons who are deaf or hard of hearing through the Georgia Relay by dialing 711 or 1-800-255-0056 from a TTY/TDD.