Police Officer

Apply now Job Vacancy: 22-079
Work type: Full-Time Staff
Location: Atlanta, GA
Categories: Police and Public Safety

Position Title

Police Officer

Department

Mercer Police

Division

General University

Vacancy Number

22-079

Work Location

Atlanta, GA

Job Type

Full-time

Job Category

Staff

Hours Per Week

40

Responsibilities

The overall purpose and end result is to protect property and persons on the Mercer University campuses. It is a professional police position that may require potentially dangerous or extremely tense confrontations.

Required Qualifications

Requires high school diploma or GED and Peace Officers Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) certification in Georgia, which must be in Law Enforcement. Candidates must also be in good standing with P.O.S.T. Prior police related experience is desirable. Valid driver’s license is also required.

Selection of the final candidate is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.


NOTE: Correctional Officer certification does not qualify for this position.

Application will NOT be considered complete until P.O.S.T. transcripts are received.

If you have submitted P.O.S.T. for a previous position, you must submit them again for this new position.

Your P.O.S.T. Officer Training Record can be obtained at https://www.gapost.org/ 

Attach a copy of your record (with gender, social security number, ethnicity and date of birth redacted) OR by FAX to 478-301-2790 or by email to jobinfo@mercer.edu

Benefits

Full-time employees enjoy a variety of benefits including:

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Retirement Contributions
  • Paid Time Off
  • Educational Benefits including Tuition Waiver

For more information, please visit: https://benefitspayroll.mercer.edu/benefits/

Is a criminal background check needed for this position?

Yes

Does this position require travel for University business in a rental car or University owned vehicle?

Yes

Pay Rate

Base: $16.83 an hour (or ~$35,000 annually) up to commensurate with experience

Pay Basis

Biweekly

FLSA Status

Non-Exempt

Special Instructions to Applicants

Application will NOT be considered complete until P.O.S.T. transcripts are received.

If you have submitted P.O.S.T. for a previous position, you must submit them again for this new position.

Your P.O.S.T. Officer Training Record can be obtained at https://www.gapost.org/ 

Attach a copy of your record (with gender, social security number, ethnicity and date of birth redacted) OR by FAX to 478-301-2790 or by email to jobinfo@mercer.edu

Applicants should be prepared to answer the following questions:

1. Do you possess a valid driver's license?
2. Are you POST (Peace Officers Standards and Training) certified as a Law Enforcement Officer?

EEO Statement

AA/EEO/Veteran/Disability

Mercer University recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds.

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