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Police Officer Recruit

City of Winder

Listing Summary

The Police Officer Recruit will report to the Police Corporal/Sergeant or through the Chain of Command of the Chief of Police.

 The Police Recruit is a trainee class position designated to prepare an incumbent towards a career with the Police Department. An employee in this class receives academy instruction and field training in the areas of patrol methods, causes of criminality, courtroom procedures, fingerprinting, community relations, and other law enforcement topics to prepare for appointment to the position of Police Officer. Upon successful completion of academy instruction, the incumbent receives further training in the Field Officer Training Program.

* Please note, pay will increase upon completion of the P.O.S.T Certification.

Licenses and Certifications Required:

  • Possession of a valid Georgia Driver's License



  • High school graduation or equivalent
  • Minimum of 21 years of age
  • Never been convicted of a felony
  • Must be a citizen of the United States
  • Must meet/pass department's psychological and background requirements
  • Must maintain the department's firearms qualification standards
  • Must pass an annual fit for duty physical and/or physical abilities test
  • Work evenings, weekends, and/or holidays as required
  • Must pass a credit check


Full-Time regular employees are eligible for the City's benefit package.

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