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Position Type Full-Time Employee
Company Name Gwinnett County
Location Lawrenceville, GA
Salary Unspecified
Date Posted February 17, 2005
Experience 1-2 Years Experience

This is the first level of the Police series. Incumbents are trained on the job to become Police Officers. Incumbents must pass a series of tests and interviews prior to selection as candidates. Once selected, these individuals must complete academy requirements, and if successful, continue to field training assisted by veteran officers (PO II or Corporals).This job is a safety sensitive position that will require a pre-employment drug test and subsequent random drug and alcohol testing in accordance with Gwinnett County Drug and Alcohol Free Workplace.

Education/Experience, Licenses, Knowledge and Skills, Physical Requirements:
High School Diploma, or G.E.D.; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.
Valid Georgia Driver's License.
Must be 21 years of age, 20 yrs. old at time of application
Must be a U.S. Citizen to be eligible for P.O.S.T. Certification.
Knowledge of:
Report preparation procedures;
Computers and applicable software;
Customer service principles.
Skills in:
Driving a vehicle;
Preparing reports;
Solving problems and decision making;
Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.
Essential Duties:
Assists with enforcing County and state laws when deemed necessary to provide a safe environment for the public.
Assists with the preparation of reports on crimes, violations and accidents committed within the County.
Assists in providing help to crime victims and the general public.
Assists in performing security checks of closed businesses and residential areas.
Assists in maintaining County car, uniforms, weapons and county property.
Attends and testifies in court on behalf of the County.
Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.
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