Police Sergeant

Georgia College

JOB LINK: https://www.gcsujobs.com/postings/7578

EducationBachelor’s Degree
High School Diploma or GED
SkillsLibrary Services
Driver’s License
Peace Officer Certification
The mission of the Georgia College & State University Public Safety Department is to protect, serve, and educate. We accomplish this through the delivery of comprehensive and integrated safety, security, and emergency preparedness programs in partnership with the community we serve.

The Department of Public Safety provides safety and security services for the Georgia College & State University community. The Department is organized into two divisions, Operations and Support Services. These divisions are further organized into three sections, the Patrol Section, which reports to the Captain of Operations and the Investigations and Training Section and the Administrative Services and Emergency Management Section, both of which report to the Captain of Support Services. Each section is managed by a Lieutenant.

The Operations Division is primarily responsible for patrol services, event planning, and extra duty assignments. The Support Services Division is primarily responsible for functions that support the day-to-day activities of the Operations Division. These functions include: communications, emergency management, investigation, training, community relations, and special operations.

Primary Purpose of Position
The position of Police Sergeant is a regular, and/or special detail position, providing general law enforcement and service related duties for the Georgia College & State University community. The position of Police Sergeant is a supervisory position, overseeing a squad of Police Officers and other personnel as assigned. To perform these duties, employees in this position must possess, or be able to obtain and maintain, certification as a peace officer, pursuant to the rules of the Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training Council.

Work involves knowledge of federal, state, and local laws, in addition to policies and procedures of the Board of Regents of the State of Georgia, Georgia College & State University, and the department of Public Safety. Employees assigned to this position must be able to demonstrate the ability to exercise independent judgment and decision making within the limits prescribed by laws, rules, regulation, policies, and procedures.

Work requires dedication to public service, which is often accompanied by emotional and/or physical stress from rapidly evolving events. The employee must be able to work with people from diverse backgrounds.

Key Functions and Related Job Duties
Key Function Supervision
Job duties performed for the above function
Serves as a first-line supervisor for a squad of Police Officers at the direction of the Lieutenant of Patrol and the Captain of Operations.

Specific duties include, but are not limited to:
Scheduling and assigning duties/ responsibilities for the squad
Facilitating squad coverage in the event of training, illness, vacation or other absence
Providing guidance on policies and practices
Facilitating standardized performance among personnel assigned to the squad
Conduct daily shift briefing that includes pass-on information, roll call training and a review of campus events and activities
Conduct evaluations for assigned officers
Make recommendations in matters concerning discipline and commendations for assigned officers
Notify immediate supervisor and/or Command Staff personnel of any issues or concerns that require immediate attention
Review and approve incident and accident reports for assigned personnel to ensure accuracy and completeness
Conduct and document routine inspections of assigned officer’s uniforms, equipment and vehicles
Key Functions and Related Job Duties
Key Function Patrol
Job duties performed for the above function
Conduct routine vehicle, foot, bicycle, and alternative patrol of Georgia College & State University properties, and the surrounding area pursuant to statutory jurisdictions.

Such patrol shall facilitate the detection and deterrence of crime, criminal activity, and suspicious activity for Georgia College & State University properties.

Key Functions and Related Job Duties
Key Function Law Enforcement
Job duties performed for the above function
This position requires employees to utilize sound discretion and decision making skills when determining appropriate responses to violations of federal, state, local, and traffic laws.

Key Functions and Related Job Duties
Key Function Reporting
Job duties performed for the above function
Provide adequate documentation of public safety actions, including the authoring of incident reports, arrest and booking reports, use of force reports, supplemental reports, traffic citations, and other documents related to safety and security initiatives on campus.

Such documentation may include written reports, diagrams, sketches, and other representations of reported circumstances.

Key Functions and Related Job Duties
Key Function Other
Job duties performed for the above function
Perform other duties as assigned.

Key Functions and Related Job Duties
Key Function Safety and Security Activities
Job duties performed for the above function
Perform relevant safety and security functions that enhance public safety within the Georgia College & State University community.

Such functions include: developing positive police-community relations, facilitating the physical security of campus properties, the performance of first-aid in response to medical distress, and the enhancement of emergency response to a variety of natural and man-made hazards.

Key Functions and Related Job Duties
Key Function Communications
Job duties performed for the above function
Effectively communicate with other departmental personnel in the field, and as a reserve communications officer in the Georgia College & State University communications
center.

Other Duties and Responsibilities
Other Duties and Responsibilities
This position meets the definition of a “Campus Security Authority” under the Jeanne Clery Act, meaning that this position is a mandated reporter for the purposes of this federal legislation.

This position meets the definition of a “Responsible Employee” under Title IX, meaning that this position is a mandated reporter for the purposes of this federal legislation.

Equal Opportunity Statement
Georgia College is committed to the fundamental principle of equal opportunity and equal treatment for every prospective and current employee and strives to create a campus environment which understands, fosters, and embraces the value of diversity. No person shall, on the grounds of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information, be excluded from employment or participation in, be denied the benefits of, or otherwise be subjected to discrimination, under any program or activity conducted by Georgia College.

Background Check Statement
Georgia College conducts job-related background checks on final candidates in order to ensure a safe and secure work environment. All employment offers will be contingent upon the successful completion of applicable background screenings which include, but are not limited to criminal history, motor vehicle report, credit history, drug and alcohol screening.

Minimum Requirements
Proposed Minimum Experience/Education
Must have 4 years of related experience in the public safety field OR a combination of educational attainment and related work history
Must possess a high school diploma or accredited GED equivalent
Department Required Skills
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Other Job Requirements
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Description of Requirement
Must be able to successfully pass a comprehensive background check, pursuant to the regulations of Georgia College & State University, the Board of Regents Police Guidebook and recommendations from the Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police. Requirements will include, at a minimum: an oral interview, a state and federal criminal history check, a nationwide sex offender search, a social security number check, a credit history check, a medical examination, a drug screening, a psychological screening, a polygraph examination, an employment history check, and the verification of at least three professional/personal references.

Other Job Requirements
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Description of Requirement
Must possess a valid driver’s license, or the ability to obtain a valid driver’s license.

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Select Type License/Certifications
Description of Requirement
Must possess, or be able to obtain and maintain certification as a peace officer pursuant to the rules of the Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training Council (said rules may be found at https://www.gapost.org/Rules/3offcrt.html)

Preferences
Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education
Preferred attainment of a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university
Preferred certification as a peace officer pursuant to the rules of the Georgia Peace
Officer Standards and Training Council
Preferred experience in a higher education environment
Preferred completion of the Georgia Law Enforcement Command College Program, Georgia POST Supervision courses, or other supervision/management training equivalent
Posting Detail Information
Posting Number S0756
Desired Start Date 09/22/2019
Position End Date (if temporary)
Open Date 08/13/2019
Close Date 12/15/2019
Open Until Filled No
Minimum Pay Rate-Annually
Special Instructions Summary
Minimum salary to based upon experience

Reference Letters
Reference Letters
Accept References No
Minimum Requests 0
Last Day a Reference Provider Can Submit Reference
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