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Georgia State Patrol                                                                                     Job Vacancy Announcement – 107th Trooper School
Position Title: Trooper
Location: 
Statewide

Link to Apply: https://ga.taleo.net/careersection/ga_external/jobdetail.ftl?job=LAW02J7&tz=GMT-04%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’re 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 107th Trooper School. This school is contingent on approval of anticipated funding. It is anticipated that the 106th Trooper school will begin May 19, 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 106th TROOPER SCHOOL IS SUNDAY, JANUARY 6, 2019.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: Under close supervision, patrols highways and roads to enforce traffic and criminal laws. Investigates traffic crashes and provides assistance to 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 which 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

TROOPER 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 to be employed at Georgia State Patrol Posts prior to the start of the 107thTrooper School. Salary for Trooper Cadet is $34,392.00 annually.

Eligibility consists of the following:
• Must be an applicant for the 107th Trooper School
• Must successfully pass polygraph, background investigation, and interview for the Cadet Program

Candidates selected for the Cadet Program will be employed while continuing in the process for the 107th 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 107th Trooper School are not required to participate in the Cadet Program to be eligible for selection to the 107th 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. The following events will comprise the assessment:

Physical Training (PT)
Event Minimum Standard

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:

* August 24, 2018
* October 5, 2018
* November 16, 2018
* December 21, 2018

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 107th 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.

PT #1– Forsyth- 9:00am
Recruiting Unit
Cell (404)430-8218 or (404)295-1802

Friday, August 24, 2018

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

PT #2– Thomasville- 9:00am
Troop G Recruiter
SGT Russ Covington #371
Cell(404) 430-8258

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Thomas County Central football field and track at 200 N. Pinetree Blvd. Thomasville, GA 31792

PT #3– Cartersville- 9:00am
Troop A Recruiter
TFC3 Darrell McGuire #562
Cell (470)217-4521

Saturday, September 8, 2018

Track/Field at Bartow County Transition Program
738 Grassdale Road NW
Cartersville, GA 30121

PT #4– Atlanta- 9:00am
Troop C Recruiter
TFC3 S. A. Black #836
Cell (404)323-6398

Saturday, September 8, 2018

Maynard Jackson High School
801 Glenwood Avenue
Atlanta, GA 30312 (meet at the track)

PT #5 – Loganville- 5:00pm
Troop E Recruiter
TFC3 Ben Rollins #929
Cell (404)291-0568

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Walnut Grove High School Track
4863 Guthrie Cemetery Road
Loganville, GA 30082

PT #6– Gainesville- 10:00am
Troop B Recruiter
TFC3 David J. Snyder #649
Cell (404)295-6394

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

North Hall Community Center
4175 Nopone Road
Gainesville, GA 30506

PT #7– Statesboro- 5:00pm
Troop F Recruiter
TFC3 Andy Sinquefield #821
Cell (404)293-4581

Thursday, September 20, 2018

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

PT #8 – Forsyth- 9:00am
Recruiting Unit
Cell (404)430-8218 or (404)295-1802

Friday, October 5, 2018

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

PT #9– Norcross- 9:00am
Troop C Recruiter
TFC3 S. A. Black #836
Cell(404)323-6398

Saturday, October 6, 2018

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

PT #10-Zebulon- 10:00am
Troop D Recruiter
TFC3 Don Stewart #767
Cell (404)387-7483

Saturday, October 20, 2018

Pike County School Track
7218 US-19
Zebulon, GA 30092 (east of US 19/GA 3)

PT #11– Tifton- 10:00am
Troop H Recruiter
TFC2 Dustin Rozier #370
Cell (404)387-3413

Saturday, October 20, 2018

Northeastern Campus Tift County School (track next to school)
3021 Fulwood Road
Tifton, GA 31794

PT #12– Savannah- 9:00am
Troop I Recruiter
TFC2 Hawk Parrish #903
Cell(404)710-1120

Saturday, October 27, 2018

Savannah Christian Preparatory School
1599 Chatham Pkwy
Savannah, GA 31408

PT #13– Atlanta – 9:00am
Troop C Recruiter
TFC3 S. A. Black #836
Cell(404)323-6398

Saturday, October 27, 2018

Maynard Jackson High School
801 Glenwood Ave
SE, Atlanta, GA. 30312
(meet at the track)

PT #14– Thomasville- 9:00am
Troop G Recruiter
SGT Russ Covington #371
Cell (404)430-8258

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Thomas County Central football field and track
200 N. Pinetree Blvd.
Thomasville, GA 31792

PT #15- Madison- 9:00am
Troop E Recruiter
TFC3 Ben Rollins #929
Cell (404)291-0568

Saturday, November 3, 2018

Morgan County High School Track
1231 College Drive
Madison, GA 30650

PT #16 – Forsyth- 9:00am
Recruiting Unit
Cell (404)430-8218 or (404)295-1802

Friday, November 16, 2018

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

PT #17– Cartersville- 9:00am
Troop A Recruiter
TFC3 Darrell McGuire #562
Cell(470)217-4521

Saturday, November 17, 2018

Track/Field at Bartow County Transition Program
738 Grassdale Road NW
Cartersville, GA 30121

PT #18– Gainesville- 10:00am
Troop B Recruiter
TFC3 David J. Snyder #649
Cell (404)295-6394

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

North Hall Community Center
4175 Nopone Road
Gainesville, GA 30506

PT #19– Hazelhurst- 4:00pm
Troop F Recruiter
TFC3 Andy Sinquefield #821
Cell (404)293-4581

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Jeff Davis Middle School Track
93 Collins Street
Hazlehurst, GA 31539

PT #20– Norcross- 9:00am
Troop C Recruiter
TFC3 S. A. Black #836
Cell(404)323-6398

Saturday, December 8, 2018

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

PT #21 – Cartersville_ 9:00am
Troop A Recruiter
TFC3 Darrell McGuire #562
Cell(470)217-4521

Friday, December 14, 2018

Track/Field at Bartow County Transition Program
738 Grassdale Road NW
Cartersville, GA 30121

PT #22– Temple- 10:00am
Troop D Recruiter
TFC3 Don Stewart #767
Cell (404)387-7483

Friday, December 14, 2018

Temple High School
589 Sage Street
Temple, GA 30179 (track is behind the high school)

PT #23– Savannah- 9:00am
Troop I Recruiter
TFC2 Hawk Parrish #903
Cell (404)710-1120

Saturday, December 15, 2018

Savannah Christian Preparatory
School
1599 Chatham Pkwy
Savannah, GA 31408

PT #24 – Valdosta- 10:00am
Troop H Recruiter
TFC2 Dustin Rozier #370
Cell(404)387-3413

Saturday, December 15, 2018

Lowndes High School
1606 Norman Drive
Valdosta, GA 31601 (track is next to football stadium)

PT #25 – Forsyth- 9:00am
Recruiting Unit
Cell (404)430-8218 or (404)295-1802

Friday, December 21, 2018

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

PT #26– Grovetown- 9:00am
Troop E Recruiter
TFC3 Ben Rollins #929
Cell(404)291-0568

Saturday, December 22, 2018

Grovetown High School
Stadium/Track
2010 Warrior Way
Grovetown, GA 30183

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

Friday, January 4, 2019

North Hall Community Center
4175 Nopone Road
Gainesville, GA 30506

PT #28– Thomasville- 9:00am
Troop G Recruiter
SGT Russ Covington #371
Cell (404)430-8258

Saturday, January 5, 2019

Thomas County Central football field and track
200 N. Pinetree Blvd
Thomasville, GA 31792

PT #29– Statesboro- 9:00am
Troop F Recruiter
TFC3 Andy Sinquefield #821
Cell (404)293-4581

Saturday, January 5, 2019

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

PT #30– Atlanta- 9:00am
Troop C Recruiter
TFC3 S. A. Black #836
Cell (404)323-6398

Saturday, January 5, 2019

Maynard Jackson High School
801 Glenwood Avenue SE
Atlanta, GA 30312 (meet at the track)

PT #31 – Forsyth- 9:00am
Recruiting Unit
Cell (404)430-8218 or (404)295-1802

Saturday, January 12, 2019

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

PT Dates for the 107th Trooper School: Applicants may attend any of the following scheduled PT sessions. Please click the following link below to access the background packet. The background packet is to be brought to the PT session.
http://dps.georgia.gov/employment-forms

 

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 mAY 19, 2019 (the tentative hire date for the 106th 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.

Link to Apply: https://ga.taleo.net/careersection/ga_external/jobdetail.ftl?job=LAW02J7&tz=GMT-04%3A00

For more information about this job contact:
Human Resources Division
404-624-7553 or employment@gsp.net

APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR THE 107th TROOPER SCHOOL IS SUNDAY, JANUARY 6, 2019.



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