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Georgia State Patrol                                                                                     Job Vacancy Announcement – 108th Trooper School
Position Title: Trooper
Location: 
Statewide

Link to Apply: https://ga.taleo.net/careersection/ga_external/jobdetail.ftl?job=LAW02X5&tz=GMT-05%3A00

 

GEORGIA STATE PATROL – TROOPER

Be a part of an elite group of men and women who serves, protects, and defends the people of the State of Georgia, while preserving the rights and dignity of all. We are looking for the best and the brightest, who can handle a never-ending variety of situations and people. You will receive the very best technical, physical, and law enforcement training while gaining skills that will put you at the top of your game. We invest thousands of dollars in your training that consistently result in competence, capability, professionalism and confidence building. As a Georgia State Trooper, you will find a challenging career providing assistance to citizens, insuring traffic safety, and promoting peace and order throughout the state. Come join us and experience the greatest camaraderie and teamwork in a unique environment that delivers law enforcement at the highest possible standard!

The Department of Public Safety is accepting applications for the 108th Trooper School. This school is contingent on approval of anticipated funding. It is anticipated that the 108th Trooper school will begin September 29, 2019. The department has immediate staffing needs statewide. All assignments will be made based on the operational needs of the department, taking into consideration the current home location of the selected applicants.

APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR THE 108th TROOPER SCHOOL IS SUNDAY, MAY 12, 2019

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: Under close supervision, patrols highways and roads to enforce traffic and criminal laws. Investigates traffic crashes and assists motorists. Assists other law enforcement agencies in enforcing traffic and criminal laws, and ensuring safety of the general population. Participates in criminal prosecution. DPS offers a number of opportunities for specialized assignments for Troopers throughout their career.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Applicant must be a U.S. citizen, possess a diploma from an accredited high school or G.E.D, and must be 21 years old upon graduation from Trooper School.
Applicants must also successfully pass the pre-employment process that includes the background investigation and polygraph, oral interview, physical fitness test, psychological and medical evaluations, and meet other requirements for certification as a peace officer set by the Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training Council (P.O.S.T.).

ANNUAL SALARY:
$36,110 (while in Trooper School)
$46,422 (upon Trooper School graduation)

TROOPER CAREER PATH:
Trooper First Class 1- $51,552
Trooper First Class 2- $56,707
Trooper First Class 3- $61,825

CADET PROGRAM – For candidates who are interested in employment with DPS prior to Trooper School, please carefully read the following information.

We anticipate hiring Cadets for employment at Georgia State Patrol Posts prior to the start of the 108th Trooper School. Salary for Cadet is $34,392.00 annually.

Eligibility consists of the following:
• Must be an applicant for the 108th Trooper School
• Must successfully pass polygraph, background investigation, and interview for the Cadet Program
Candidates hired for the Cadet Program will continue in the process for the 108th Trooper School. We anticipate a limited number of available positions and interested candidates are encouraged to attend PT as early in the process as possible. This opportunity will be available pending funding approval and until the positions are filled. More information on this opportunity will be provided at the PT session.

Please note: Candidates for the 108th Trooper School are not required to participate in the Cadet Program to be eligible for selection to the 108th Trooper School.

VETERAN’S BENEFITS:
Eligible veterans for GI Bill benefits can receive 18 months’ worth of stipend pay from the Veteran’s Administration in addition to the salary paid by DPS while in the academy and during on the job training after graduation. The current OJT rates vary by which GI Bill the veteran selects and time of service.

PHYSICAL FITNESS STANDARDS: The Physical Fitness Program is an evaluation of absolute standards (same job = same standard). These standards are based upon Cooper Institute standards reflective of the minimum fitness level an individual must possess to perform their job regardless of their age or gender.

Please note that these are the minimum standards for consideration for employment. The Trooper School cadets will be required to be at a much higher level of fitness, which includes long distance running for cardiovascular endurance. It is highly suggested that applicants implement physical training programs that will prepare them to exceed the minimum requirements listed below.

WATCH: Informational video with detailed instructions on how to perform each event.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0F6fJAURh88

All applicants are encouraged to view the informational video to help them prepare to succeed in this step in the hiring process.

Push Ups (#) 21 in 1 minute (rest in the up position)
Sit Ups (#) 30 in one minute (hands held over the ears, rest in the up position)

1.5 Mile Run – You will be required to run 1.5 miles within 15 minutes and 34 Seconds (15:34)

OR

ROWING

Note: Rowing will only be available at the following GPSTC location dates:

• February 8, 2019
• March 1, 2019
• April 5, 2019
• May 3, 2019
• May 25, 2019

Candidates who choose to row must adhere to the following:

· You will be required to complete a 2000-meter row and achieve a targeted VO2 max of at least 50%.

· The damper setting on the side of the Concept 2 Rower will be set to “5”.

· The time each individual must complete the 2000-meter row to achieve the 50% VO2 max standard is determined by their weight, age and gender.

Please CLICK HERE to fill in your age, weight and gender to determine the time you must complete the row to reach the 50% VO2 max standard:

Please see the following video link for tips to successfully complete the rowing:

Concept2 Rower Technique Video

Please see the following video link that will demonstrate common rowing technique errors:

Common Rowing Technique Errors Video

PT Dates for the 108th Trooper School: Applicants may attend any of the following scheduled PT sessions. Please CLICK HERE to access the background packet. The background packet is to be brought to the PT session

Tuesday, January 22, 2019
PT #1- Gainesville- 10:00am
Troop B Recruiter
TFC3 David J. Snyder #649
Cell (404)295-6394

North Hall Community Center
4175 Nopone Road
Gainesville, GA 30506

Tuesday, January 22, 2019
PT #2- Forsyth- 9:00am
Recruiting Unit
Cell (404)430-8218 or (404)295-1802

Georgia Public Safety Training Center
1000 Indian Springs Drive
Forsyth, GA 31029

Saturday, February 9, 2019
PT #3- Atlanta- 9:00am
Troop C Recruiter
TFC3 S. A. Black #836
Cell (404)323-6398

South Atlanta High School
800 Hutchins Road SE
Atlanta, GA 30354

Saturday, February 16, 2019
PT #4- Cartersville- 9:00am
Troop A Recruiter
TFC3 Darrell McGuire #562
Cell(470)217-4521

Track/Field at Bartow County Transition Program
738 Grassdale Road NW
Cartersville, GA 30120

Wednesday, February 20, 2019
PT #5- Thomasville- 10:00am
Troop G Recruiter
SGT Russ Covington #371
Cell (404)430-8258

Thomas County Central football field and track located at 200 N. Pinetree Blvd. Thomasville Ga. 31792

Saturday, February 23, 2019
PT #6- Madison- 10:00am
Troop E Recruiter
TFC3 Ben Rollins #929

Morgan County High School (track)
1231 College Drive
Madison, GA 30650

Friday, March 1, 2019
PT #7- Forsyth- 9:00am
Recruiting Unit
Cell (404)430-8218 or (404)295-1802

Georgia Public Safety Training Center
1000 Indian Springs Drive
Forsyth, GA 31029

Saturday, March 2, 2019
PT #8- Valdosta- 9:00am
Troop H Recruiter
TFC2 Hawk Parrish #903
Cell(404)710-1120

Lowndes High School (Track is next to Stadium)
1606 Norman Dr.
Valdosta, GA 31601

Saturday, March 2, 2019
PT #9- Savannah- 9:00am
Troop I Recruiter
TFC3. Quincy Melvin #231
Cell: 404-617-3494

Savannah Christian Preparatory School
1599 Chatham Pkwy
Savannah, GA 31408

Saturday, March 9, 2019
PT #10- Norcross- 9:00am
Troop C Recruiter
TFC3 S. A. Black #836
Cell(404)323-6398

Norcross High School
5300 Spaulding Drive
Norcross, GA 30092 (meet at the football stadium track)

Saturday, March 9, 2019
PT #11- Thomaston- 10:00am
Troop D Recruiter
S/Tpr Don Stewart
Cell (404) 387-7483

205 Civic Center Drive,
Thomaston, GA 30286

Saturday, March 23, 2019
PT #12- Atlanta- 9:00am
Troop C Recruiter
TFC3 S. A. Black #836
Cell (404)323-6398

South Atlanta High School
800 Hutchins Road SE
Atlanta, GA 30354

Tuesday, March 26, 2019
PT #13- Gainesville- 10:00am
Troop B Recruiter
TFC3 David J. Snyder #649
Cell (404)295-6394

North Hall Community Center
4175 Nopone Road
Gainesville, GA 30506

Thursday, March 28, 2019
PT #14- Statesboro- 4:00pm
Troop F Recruiter
TFC3 Andy Sinquefield #821
Cell (404)293-4581

Georgia Southern University
1200 Malecki Drive
Statesboro, GA 30458Track under water tower, behind Allen E. Paulson football stadium

Friday, April 5, 2019
PT #15- Forsyth- 9:00am
Recruiting Unit
Cell (404)430-8218 or (404)295-1802

Georgia Public Safety Training Center
1000 Indian Springs Drive
Forsyth, GA 31029

Saturday, April 6, 2019
PT #16- Norcross- 9:00am
Troop C Recruiter
TFC3 S. A. Black #836
Cell(404)323-6398

South Atlanta High School
800 Hutchins Road SE
Atlanta, GA 30354

Sunday, April 7, 2019
PT #17- Cartersville- 9:00am
Troop A Recruiter
TFC3 Darrell McGuire #562
Cell(470)217-4521

Track/Field at Bartow County Transition Program
738 Grassdale Road NW
Cartersville, GA 30120

Saturday, April 20, 2019
PT #18- Grovetown- 9:00am
Troop E Recruiter
TFC3 Ben Rollins #929
Cell(404)291-0568

Grovetown High School- Track and Field
2010 Warrior Way
Grovetown, GA 30813

Wednesday, April 24, 2019
PT #19- Thomasville- 10:00am
Troop G Recruiter
SGT Russ Covington #371
Cell (404)430-8258

Thomas County Central football field and track located at 200 N. Pinetree Blvd. Thomasville Ga. 31792

Saturday, April 27, 2019
PT #20 – Cartersville_ 9:00am
Troop A Recruiter
TFC3 Darrell McGuire #562
Cell(470)217-4521

Track/Field at Bartow County Transition Program
738 Grassdale Road NW
Cartersville, GA 30120

Friday, May 3, 2019
PT #21- Forsyth- 9:00am
Recruiting Unit
Cell (404)430-8218 or (404)295-1802

Georgia Public Safety Training Center
1000 Indian Springs Drive
Forsyth, GA 31029

Saturday, May 4, 2019
PT #22- Tifton- 9:00am
Troop H Recruiter
TFC2 Hawk Parrish #903
Cell(404)710-1120

Northeast Campus Tift Co. School
3021 Fulwood Rd.
Tifton, GA 31794

Saturday, May 11, 2019
PT #23- Savannah- 9:00am
Troop I Recruiter
TFC3. Quincy Melvin #231
Cell: 404-617-3494

Savannah Christian Preparatory
School
1599 Chatham Pkwy
Savannah, GA 31408

Saturday, May 11, 2019
PT #24- Thomaston- 10:00am
Troop D Recruiter
S/Tpr Don Stewart
Cell (404) 387-7483  205 Civic Center Drive,
Thomaston, GA 30286

PT #25- Atlanta- 9:00am
Troop C Recruiter
TFC3 S. A. Black #836
Cell (404)323-6398 Saturday, May 18, 2019 Norcross High School
5300 Spalding Drive
Norcross, GA 30092

Saturday, May 18, 2019
PT #26- Statesboro- 9:00am
Troop F Recruiter
TFC3 Andy Sinquefield #821
Cell (404)293-4581

Georgia Southern University
1200 Malecki Drive
Statesboro, GA 30458 (track under water tower, behind Allen E. Paulson Football Stadium)

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

PT #27- Gainesville- 10:00am
Troop B Recruiter
TFC3 David J. Snyder #649
Cell (404)295-6394

North Hall Community Center
4175 Nopone Road
Gainesville, GA 30506

Saturday, May 25, 2019
PT #28- Forsyth- 9:00am
Recruiting Unit
Cell (404)430-8218 or (404)295-1802

Georgia Public Safety Training Center
1000 Indian Springs Drive Forsyth, GA 31029

MEDICAL STANDARDS: Minimum vision of 20/60 uncorrected in each eye, and corrected to 20/40 or better in both eyes with glasses or contact lenses. Additional medical standards must be met prior to final offer of employment.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
· Prior military service
· Prior experience as a Law Enforcement Officer
· Current employment with the Georgia Department of Public Safety

If you are a currently certified peace officer, please carefully read the following:

The Georgia Department of Public Safety (DPS) is unable to reimburse other law enforcement agencies for training expenses as defined by § 35-8-22. Therefore, DPS has determined that any currently certified peace officer as defined in § 35-8-2 will not be considered for employment with DPS until at least 24 months after the completion of basic mandate training as of September 29, 2019 (the tentative hire date for the 108th Trooper School). This will not apply to candidates who were not employed by another Georgia law enforcement agency while completing basic mandate training. We strongly encourage you to re-apply once you have worked for your current agency for 24 months after completion of mandate training.

The Department of Public Safety is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Notice: Submission of your application indicates that you specifically agree to receive text messages to your cellular number (if applicable) regarding any portion of the employment process (i.e. background, oral interview, medical/psychological appointments, POST application process and Trooper School). Your submission of your application indicates that you understand your carrier’s normal messaging rates may apply for the receipt of these text messages.

For more information about this job contact:
Human Resources Division
404-624-7553 or employment@gsp.net
APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR THE 108th TROOPER SCHOOL IS SUNDAY, MAY 12, 2019.



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