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Police Officer - Villa Rica

Police Officer - Villa Rica

: Police Dept | Villa Rica, GA | Police Dept.
Days Worked: Sun., Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri., Sat.,
Job Status: Full-Time
Rate of Pay: POST Certified Officer 19.03, Non-Certified 16.44
Details: Position open until filled.

Job Description
The Villa Rica Police Department is a 24 hour, full service law enforcement agency. We provide professional police services involving the protection of life and property, enforcement of laws, and investigation of crime. An employee with the department is responsible for enforcing all statutes, laws, ordinances, and regulations of the State of Georgia and the City of Villa Rica. They are responsible for maintaining law and order, for protecting life and property, and for performing police related assignments. Work is performed according to established departmental policies and procedures. Work contains a substantial element of personal risk, and an employee must be able to exercise sound judgment independently in emergency situations.   Work requires tactful, conscientious, and efficient performance of duties under little direct supervision. Assignment and general instructions are received from a superior officer, who reviews work methods and results through reports, personal inspection, and discussion. Duties shall consist of, but are not necessarily limited to, a number of general police responsibilities necessary to the stability and safety of the community.

The Villa Rica Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin or age. Periodically, VRPD seeks applicants who have a desire to become public servants and want to serve the City of Villa Rica as a Police Officer. The VRPD hires on an "as needed" basis as openings become available and offers a competitive salary starting at $36,500.00/year and is commensurate with experience. We also offer very competitive benefits package including health coverage and pension along with other investments.

Minimum Qualifications
The minimum qualifications for an individual to be considered for employment as a Police Officer with the Department include:

  • Must be twenty-one years of age.
  • Never having been convicted of a felony crime.
  • Possess a high school diploma or its recognized equivalent.
  • Valid Georgia Driver's License and good driving record.
  • U.S. Citizen who is physically and mentally able to perform the essential job functions of the position.
  • Pass a detailed background investigation.

**the Villa Rica Police Department has a strict policy regarding visible tattoos. If you have any questions about this, please call ahead.

Application Special Instructions
If an applicant meets the minimum requirements they may be asked to continue a process that includes:

  • Interview with our advisory board
  • Physical agility test
  • Medical Examination
  • Drug Screen
  • Psychological Evaluation
  • Villa Rica, GA, USA
  •  Hourly
  •  Full Time

Benefits include Medical Coverage, Dental and Vision Coverage, Employer paid pension, long term disability and $50,000 in life insurance. Benefits also include a 457(b) plan with employer match, Medical and Dependent Care Flexible Spending accounts.

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