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Police Officer

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Complete application online; submit current resume, and three current references online or by mail to: Police Officer Search, Savannah State University, Public Safety; Box 20336, Savannah, GA 31404 Review of applications will begin upon receipt and continue until the positions are filled.

Posting Details 

Classification Information

Classification Title
Position Category

 Position Information

Working Title Police Officer
Job Summary

Savannah State University seeks applications for Police officer. This position forms a wide range of police assignments to help ensure the safety of Savannah State University’s students, faculty, staff and visitors and to protect University property. Performs active patrol; monitors all activities taking place on campus. Takes appropriate investigative actions to deter criminal activity. Serves and maintains various constituencies of Savannah State University; patrols aggressively and provides emergency assistance. Writes accurate and concise incident and accident reports; testifies in a court of law as required. May be directed to perform job related tasks other than those specifically delineated in this description. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or GED equivalent required; must successfully meet Georgia Peace Officer Certification. Excellent customer service skills and high professional standards required; including the ability to maintain confidentiality of highly sensitive information. Must be at least 21, and have a valid driver’s license. Vision correctable to 20/20 in each eye with normal color vision; must not have a felony conviction, patterns of misdemeanor convictions, or repeated traffic violations.

Preferred Qualifications
Special Information to Applicants

Savannah State University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative-Action Institution committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, genetics, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected Veteran status. Georgia is an Open Records State.
Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation.
Your application is not considered complete until all required documents have been uploaded to the appropriate section.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number S2652014
Number of Vacancies
Desired Start Date
Position End Date
Open Date 03/31/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions Summary

Complete application online; submit current resume, and three current references online or by mail to: Police Officer Search, Savannah State University, Public Safety; Box 20336, Savannah, GA 31404

Review of applications will begin upon receipt and continue until the positions are filled.

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Document

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Other Document