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Police Officer Recruit

City of Winder

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Police Officer Recruit

  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$43,155
  • Posted Date:01/11/2022 6:45 AM

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.

City Health Insurance Benefits Include:

    • Health Insurance-CIGNA HRA
    • Health Insurance- Cigna H.S.A
    • Dental-CIGNA
    • Dental – 100% paid by the City for Single Employee
    • Vision-CIGNA
    • Flexible Spending Account- TASC
    • Short Term Disability-AFLAC-100% City Paid
    • Long Term Disability-AFLAC-100% City Paid
    • Basic Life- AFLAC- 2.5 Times Base Annual Income City Paid
    • Dependent Life- AFLAC- $5,000 for eligible spouse and $2,500 for each eligible child City Paid
    • Voluntary Life-AFLAC
    • Group Accident-AFLAC
    • Group Cancer-AFLAC
    • Group Critical Illness-AFLAC
    • Wellness Rewards Program-Medical Participant

City Benefits:

  • Donating Sick Leave
  • Education Assistance Program
  • EAP Program


  • 457 (b) and 401(a) Retirement Plan with Nationwide Insurance

 Paid Time Off:

  • 9 Paid Annual Holidays
  • 96 Hours of annual vacation leave
  • 72 Hours of annual sick leave

Public Safety Education Incentive Program:

  • Associate's Degree- $120 per pay period ($3,120 annual max)
  • Bachelor's Degree- $180 per pay period (4, 680 annual max)

Peace Officers' Annuity & Benefit Fund of Georgia:

  • 100% Paid by the City

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