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Sworn Police Officer

City of Winder

Listing Summary

Sworn Police Officer

  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$43,155 - $53,835
  • Posted Date:01/25/2022 7:52 AM

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

*Patrol Vehicle Take Home Radius: 30 air miles from City Hall

*$2.00 Night Shift Differential for Police

The City of Winder is accepting applications for Certified Police Officer with the Police Department.

Under general supervision the Police Officer is expected to perform field duties relating to responses to emergencies, general and directed patrol, investigation of crimes and other incidents, traffic enforcement and control, assisting in crime prevention activities, and other law enforcement services and duties as required. A significant degree of initiative, independent judgement, and discretion is required of incumbents to develop, maintain, and successfully perform tasks in a community oriented, problem solving approach to policing.

Licenses and Certifications Required:

  • Possession of Georgia POST certification.
  • Completion of POST-approved in-service training hours each year.
  • Georgia Crime Information Center (GCIC) certified.
  • Completion of specialty schools or training programs as required by the Patrol Commander.
  • Possession of a valid Georgia driver’s license.
  • Senior Police Officer - Additional certifications required.
  • Master Police Officer - Additional certifications required.


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

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