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Police Officer

Oakwood Police Department

Posted: Jul. 15, 2019

End Date: Aug. 15, 2019

The City of Oakwood, GA Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Police Officer.  Preferential consideration will be given to certified candidates; however, non-certified candidates will also be considered.  Oakwood is a culturally diverse community that is experiencing rapid growth and development.  The successful candidate will be a decisive problem-solver that is proactive and interested in improving the community.  The Oakwood Police Department issues cutting edge equipment and enjoys the support of the community and the City Council.  Our benefits package is very robust with a federally recognized retirement plan that tops out at 90% in 25 years.  The City pays 100% of the employee’s retirement and employees do not pay for social security other than for Medicare.  City benefits also include 100% healthcare premiums provided for employee and family coverage.  The positions that we are filling are new positions that have been added to the department and are not the result of turnover.  A copy of our application can be printed from our website at https://www.cityofoakwood.net/Assets/Files/Application12.03.12.pdf.  Completed applications may be submitted to the City of Oakwood Police Department, P.O. Box 99, 4035 Walnut Circle, Oakwood, GA 30566.  Starting salary is variable, depending on qualifications.  The City of Oakwood is an equal opportunity employer.