Location: Lawrenceville Police Department, Lawrenceville, GA 30046
Job Status: Full-Time
Days Worked: Sun., Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri., Sat.
Hour Per Week: 40+
Rate of Pay: $45,178.38 - $55,045.47
Position Type: Full-Time
This position is responsible for the enforcement of federal, state, and local laws and the protection of life and property.
Patrols the city to detect and deter criminal activity and traffic violations.
Responds to calls for service, including domestic disputes, assaults, burglaries, traffic accidents, lost or missing persons searches, public service duties, stranded motorists, and others.
Conducts preliminary investigations into traffic accidents and other incidents, including interviewing victims, complainants and witnesses, gathering information and evidence, and securing crime scenes.
Apprehends, arrests, and processes offenders, including fugitives; subpoenas witnesses.
Provides assistance and backup support to other officers and emergency service providers as necessary.
Provides traffic direction as needed for events such as parades, funerals, events, and school crossings.
Testifies in judicial proceedings as necessary.
Completes all required reports and forms, including accident and incident reports.
Inspects and maintains assigned patrol car, uniform, and equipment.
Performs specialized duties as assigned, including the duties of a Field Training Officer, K-9 Officer, Drug Task Force Officer, Crime Prevention Officer, Court Services Officer, etc.
Performs related duties.
Ability to read, write and perform mathematical calculations at a level commonly associated with the completion of high school or equivalent.
Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for one to two years.
Possession of a valid driver’s license issued by the State of Georgia for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.
Current certification through the Police Standards and Training Council for the State of Georgia.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge Required By The Position -
Knowledge of relevant federal and state laws, criminal and traffic codes, search and seizure laws, town ordinances, and department policies and procedures.
Knowledge of traffic accident investigation techniques and procedures.
Knowledge of the geography and streets of the city.
Knowledge of the court system and judicial procedures.
Skill in the use of a computer
Skill in operating police vehicles, firearms, and emergency equipment.
Skill in operating radios and communications equipment.
Skill in operating radar equipment.
Skill in restraining persons without causing physical harm.
Skill in oral and written communication.
The work is typically performed while sitting, standing, walking, running, bending, crouching or stooping. The employee must occasionally lift light or heavy objects, use equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity, distinguish between shades of color, and use the physical force necessary to arrest and restrain persons.
The work is performed indoors, in a vehicle, and outdoors. The employee may be exposed to inclement weather, infectious diseases, and life-threatening situations. The work requires the use of protective clothing and devices.
70 S Clayton St, Lawrenceville, GA 30046
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