Job: POLICE OFFICER
|Job Type||Rome Police Department|
|Salary||Non Certified - $15.38/hour|
|Government||City of Rome|
This full-time position is responsible for enforcement of federal, state and local laws and the protection of life and property. Successful candidates must be able to complete basic peace officer certification school. A dditional pay incentives are available to candidates who are already POST Certified and POST Certified candidates with at least one year experience. Educational incentives are available to candidates with at least 30 semester college credit hours, an Associates or Bachelor’s degree. Additional incentive for being bilingual (Spanish or Sign Language Only).
Must be at least 21 years of age prior to graduating from Mandate School.
Must be a citizen of the United States.
Must be a high school graduate or possess a GED, incentive pay available for 30+ college hours.
Ability to distinguish between colors and have vision correctable to 20/20 pursuant to visual acuity standards.
Ability to perform the essential responsibilities/functions of the position.
Not have used marijuana or misused prescription drugs in the last two years or used any illegal drug other than marijuana in the last seven years.
Must not have been convicted of a felony, or sufficient misdemeanors as to constitute a disregard for the law or have a domestic violence violation charge.
Must not have been dishonorably discharged from any branch of military service.
Must possess and maintain a valid Driver’s License, and not have been convicted of a DUI in the last three (3) years and no more than 15 points against driver’s license.
Successfully pass the Compass Exam or Asset Exam, may substitute ACT or SAT test scores.
Ability to meet current requirements set forth by the Georgia Police Officer Standard and Training Council.
Successfully pass the New Hire Physical Agility Test.
Must successfully pass a drug/alcohol screen and employment physical and have an acceptable psychological evaluation.
Must successfully pass an extensive background check, polygraph, and criminal investigation.
No prior experience required to perform the basic tasks of the position.
Must obtain National Incident Management Systems (NIMS) 100 and 700 within three (3) months of employment.
Must be able to work 12 hour days, nights, and/or weekend shifts, and holidays.