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Public Safety Ambassador


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The City of Dunwoody Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Public Safety Ambassador.

This position is responsible for writing police reports, directing traffic, referring City services, answering questions from citizens, entering information on the in-house computer system, and handling other low-risk administrative duties often handled by Police Officers. The position is a safety-sensitive position.  This is a civilian position that works under the general supervision of a police department patrol Lieutenant.

• Responds to low-risk calls for service in the field by means of driving a City vehicle.  May be dispatched to take reports or handle the following types of calls including, but not limited to:  lost or found property, disabled or abandoned vehicles, assisting officers with vehicle towing, crime scene evidence collection for non-violent crimes, private property accidents not involving a physical arrest, thefts, harassing and/or obscene phone calls, traffic control, serving as a designated school crossing guard, assisting with missing person searches, monitoring security cameras, transporting and placing message boards, speed trailers and other equipment, and other calls of a non-emergency, low-risk nature.
• Writes police reports stemming from citizens in the field, on the phone and at the police department. 
• Assists Fleet Maintenance Coordinator with associated equipment maintenance.
• Will be required to perform other duties as requested, directed or assigned.
• Regular attendance and punctuality are essential requirements of the job.

Education and/or Experience
a) High School graduate or GED and at least 18 years of age at time of hire.
b) Minimum of two (2) years experience in an office clerical position preferably in a police environment.  
c) Must possess a valid State of Georgia Driver's License (Class C) and a satisfactory Motor Vehicle Record (MVR).
d) An equivalent combination of education and experience may be acceptable.

Salary Range: $47,146 - $75,434

• 100% City-Paid Employee Medical Insurance
• 100% City-Paid Employee Dental Insurance
• 100% City-Paid Employee Life/AD&D Insurance
• 100% City-Paid Employee Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance
• 100% City-Paid Wellness Program
• Vision Insurance
• Retirement Savings Plans
• Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
• Education Assistance
• Fitness Center Memberships
• Vacation Leave, Holidays, and Sick Leave

Only candidates that meet all the minimum requirements above will be considered.  The City of Dunwoody has been certified as a Drug-Free Workplace by the State Board of Workers’ Compensation.  All job applicants for the City must undergo testing for the presence of illegal drugs as a condition of employment.

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