Department, city, state
Position: Patrol | Type: Police Officer
Application Status: Open
June 30, 2023
Sign on bonus:
$46,680.78 - $60,334.72
The City of Forest Park Police Services Department will deliver effective and responsive law enforcement services to all citizens of the City of Forest Park in a fair and equitable manner. As an integral part of the Forest Park community, we are committed to communicate with those we serve and to join with them in establishing priorities to enhance the quality of life for the entire community.
Education and Experience:
High school diploma or GED; supplemented by completion of basic police officer training program; supplemented by 2 months previous experience and/or training involving law enforcement or security work, and training/work in area of specialized assignment; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.
Must possess and maintain valid Georgia Basic Peace Officer Standard Training (P.O.S.T.) certification. Must possess and maintain valid Intoximeter Operator certification and Radar Operator certification. Assignment to School Resource Officer/D.A.R.E. Program functions requires possession and maintenance of valid School Resource Officer certification or D.A.R.E. Officer certification. Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia driver's license.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
Ability to determine, calculate, tabulate, and/or summarize data. Includes performing subsequent actions in relation to these computational operations.
Ability to apply principles of persuasion and/or influence over others in coordinating activities of a project, program, or designated area of responsibility.
Ability to operate and control the actions of equipment, machinery, tools and/or materials requiring complex and rapid adjustments.
Ability to utilize a wide variety of reference, descriptive, and/or advisory data and information.
Ability to perform addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. May include counting, recording of counts, and basic measuring.
Ability to apply principles of rational systems; to interpret instructions furnished in written, oral, diagrammatic, or schedule form; and to exercise independent judgment to adopt or modify methods and standards to meet variations in assigned objectives.
Ability to exercise judgment, decisiveness and creativity in situations involving evaluation of information against measurable or verifiable criteria.
The work is heavy which requires exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects, including the human body.
Hearing: Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction. Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and to make the discrimination in sound.
Mental Acuity: Ability to make rational decisions through sound logic and deductive processes.
Repetitive Motion: Substantial movements (motions) of the wrist, hands, and/or fingers.
Speaking: Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word including the ability to convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately and concisely.
Visual Acuity: Have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; and/or extensive reading.