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Police Officer

City of Brookhaven


Listing Summary

City of Brookhaven, located in metro Atlanta, is seeking highly qualified applicants for Police Officer and Police Officer Recruit in the Police Department. This position is responsible for maintaining law and order and protecting property in the City. The incumbent may be assigned to a specialty area within the department based on needs. The successful candidate must possess knowledge of law enforcement concepts and terminology, including criminal investigation, law enforcement and crime prevention; first-aid principles and techniques; report preparation and record keeping; and human behavior theories related to criminology, crisis intervention and crowd control. For more information, please download the job description.

Starting Salary:

  • Candidates with less than three years of experience: $48,500 - $54,556
  • Candidates with three to six years of experience: $54,556-$61,368
  • Candidates with seven to ten years of experience: $61,368S-$71,792

Offering salary may be made  for this position depending upon qualifications and law enforcement experience.

Some Benefits Include:

  • $800 monthly housing allowance for officers living in Brookhaven
  • Paid POAB dues (State of Georgia’s Police Officers Annuity & Benefits), currently $20 a month
  • Three choices of benefit packages for family medical as well as dental and vision coverage, and life insurance plans
  • 457(b) retirement plan with a city 2-for-1 match up to 5% of what the employee contributes
  • Social Security Replacement Plan – The City will contribute the Social Security withholding amount of 6.2% into a Target Date Fund
  • Take-home vehicle policy
  • Tuition reimbursement, currently $8,600 a year
  • PTO – 20 days in a calendar year
  • 12 paid holidays (1 personal holiday)

Minimum Qualifications:

High school diploma or equivalent; Associate’s degree preferred; US citizen; at least 21 years of age; successful completion of the pre-employment process which includes oral interview, background check, criminal records and traffic history check, medical and drug screening, polygraph evaluation, and/or voice stress, valid State of Georgia Driver’s License; equivalent combination of education and experience.

The City of Brookhaven is an equal opportunity employer.

Listing ends on:

10/21/2022