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Job Vacancy Announcement – 102nd Trooper School
Position Title: Trooper
Location: 
Statewide

Link for more information and/or to apply:

https://ga.taleo.net/careersection/ga_external/jobdetail.ftl?job=LAW0181

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 102nd Trooper School. This school is contingent on approval of anticipated funding. It is anticipated that the 102nd Trooper school will begin October 1, 2017.

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 October 1, 2017 (the tentative hire date for the 102nd 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 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.

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.

Annual Salary Minimum:

$36,110 (while in Trooper School)

$46,422 (upon Trooper School graduation)

TROOPER CAREER PATH:

v  Trooper First Class 1- $51,552

v  Trooper First Class 2- $56,707

v  Trooper First Class 3 – $61,825

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.

Minimum Training & Experience:  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.).

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:

Event

Minimum Standard

1.5 mile run

15:34 (15 mins: 34 secs)

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)

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 far exceed the minimum requirements listed above.

PT Dates for the 102nd Trooper School:

PT- Cartersville-  9:00am

2/4/17

Old Cass HS, 738 Grassdale Rd., Cartersville, GA 30121

PT-Tifton- 10:00am

2/11/17

NE Campus, Tift Co. HS, 3021 Fulwood Rd., Tifton, GA

PT – Forsyth – 9:00am

2/17/17

Georgia Public Safety Training Center

1000 Indian Springs Drive, Forsyth, GA 31029

PT- Gainesville-  10:00am

3/4/17

North Hall Park, 4175 Nopone Rd., Gainesville, GA

PT- LaGrange-  11:00am

3/11/17

Calloway Stadium, 801 Dallis St., Lagrange, GA

PT – Forsyth- 9:00am

3/17/17

Georgia Public Safety Training Center

1000 Indian Springs Drive, Forsyth, GA 31029

PT- Madison-  10:00am

3/25/17

Post 8 Madison, 1060 Monticello Hwy, Madison, GA

PT- Thomasville-9:00am

4/1/17

Thomas Co. Central HS, 200 N. Pinetree Blvd., Thomasville, GA

PT- Atlanta- 10:00 am

4/15/17

South Atlanta HS, 800 Hutchins Road, Atlanta, Ga.  30354

PT- Hinesville-  9:00am

4/15/17

Liberty Co. HS, 3216 E. Oglethorpe Hwy, Hinesville,GA

PT-   Forsyth  – 9:00am

4/28/17

Georgia Public Safety Training Center

1000 Indian Springs Drive, Forsyth, GA 31029

PT- Statesboro-  9:00am

5/13/17

Statesboro HS, 10 Lester Rd

Statesboro, GA  30458, *Meet at the track

PT- Gainesville- 10:00am

5/16/17

North Hall Park, 4175 Nopone Rd., Gainesville, GA

PT-   Forsyth- 9:00am

5/19/17

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

The Department of Public Safety is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Link to Apply:  https://ga.taleo.net/careersection/ga_external/jobdetail.ftl?job=LAW0181

For more information about this job contact:

Human Resources Division

404-624-7553 or employment@gsp.net

APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR THE 102nd TROOPER SCHOOL IS SUNDAY, May 7, 2017.

2017 State Holidays

Governor Nathan Deal recently announced the official 2017 State Holidays. Please refer to the list of dates when the Capitol and state agencies will be closed for 2017, as well as the remainder of dates for 2016 State Holidays.

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Job Vacancy Announcement – 100th Trooper School
Position Title: Trooper
Location: 
Statewide

Link for more information and/or to apply:

https://ga.taleo.net/careersection/ga_external/jobdetail.ftl?job=LAW00RZ

Job Vacancy Announcement – 101st Trooper School

Link to Apply: https://ga.taleo.net/careersection/ga_external/jobdetail.ftl?job=LAW011K

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 101st Trooper School. This school is contingent on approval of anticipated funding. It is anticipated that the 101st Trooper school will begin May 21, 2017.

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 21, 2017 (the tentative hire date for the 101st 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 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.

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.

Annual Salary Minimum
$36,110 (while in Trooper School)
$38,685 (upon Trooper School graduation)

TROOPER CAREER PATH:

  • TFC1 $42,960 annually (18 months as Trooper )
  • TFC2 $47,256 annually (three years as a Trooper First Class)
  • TFC3 $51,521 annually (six years as a Trooper First Class)

 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.

 Minimum Training & Experience:  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.). 

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:

Event

Minimum Standard

        1.5 mile run       

15:34 (15 mins: 34 secs)

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)

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 far exceed the minimum requirements listed above.

PT Dates for the 101st Trooper School:

  •  Friday, September 16, 2016- 9:00am
  • Friday, September 23, 2016- 9:00am
  • Thursday, October 13, 2016- 5:00pm
  • Saturday, November 19, 2016- 9:00am
  • Friday, December 16, 2016- 9:00am
  • Saturday, January 28, 2017 – 9:00am 

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

The Department of Public Safety is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

 Link to Apply: https://ga.taleo.net/careersection/ga_external/jobdetail.ftl?job=LAW011K

For more information about this job contact:

Human Resources Division
404-624-7553 or
employment@gsp.net

APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR THE 101st TROOPER SCHOOL IS SUNDAY, JANUARY 15, 2017.

 

Job Vacancy Announcement – MCCD OfficerRegion 7
Position Title: MCCD – Officer
Location:
Bryan, Bulloch, Candler, Chatham, Dodge, Effingham, Emanuel, Evans, Jenkins, Johnson, Laurens, Montgomery, Screven, Tattnall, Telfair, Toombs, Treutlen and Wheeler Counties

Link to apply: https://ga.taleo.net/careersection/ga_external/jobdetail.ftl?job=LAW0130

Annual Salary Minimum:

$28,634 (as a Cadet)

$31,780 (upon completion of the POST mandate school)

$37,000 (if hired as a POST certified Peace Officer with 24 months of verifiable on-the-road experience as a law enforcement officer)

MOTOR CARRIER COMPLIANCE OFFICER

Are you are interested in a rewarding career as a certified law enforcement officer specializing in commercial vehicle safety enforcement?

If so, the Motor Carrier Compliance Division (MCCD) is hiring capable, competent professionals who possess the ability to interpret and enforce complex laws, rules, and regulations specific to commercial vehicle and driver safety.

Ensuring that commercial motor carriers, vehicles, drivers operate safely on Georgia’s highways is a vital part of the Georgia Department of Public Safety’s (DPS) commitment to increasing highway safety in Georgia.

We offer:

  • Take home patrol cars.
  • You may use your patrol car to commute as long as you live within 50 air miles of the region territory.
  • The ability to patrol primarily in any of the counties listed in this announcement considering region needs.

MCCD CAREER PATH:

MCO1 $37,000(with POST certified peace officer and 24 months law enforcement verifiable road experience )

MCO2 $40,314 annually (NAS I A & B Training and 18 months service as a Compliance Officer I)

MCO3 $45,618 annually (Basic HAZMAT, Cargo Tank and Bulk Packaging Training and 4 years of total sworn service)

Duties & Responsibilities: Under immediate supervision, helps create a safer transportation environment by patrolling highways and roadways to enforce Georgia’s traffic and criminal laws– including laws, rules, and regulations specific to commercial vehicle and commercial driver safety compliance, as well as the safe transportation of hazardous materials. Also, assists and supports other law enforcement agencies in enforcing traffic and criminal laws. Helps promote peace and order throughout the state. Routinely, assists in the investigation of traffic crashes involving commercial vehicles. Protect the state’s highway and bridge infrastructure by enforcing Georgia’s weight and dimension laws. MCCD also offers a number of unique opportunities for specialized assignments to officers throughout their career.

Upon completion of the police academy and receipt of Georgia P.O.S.T. Peace Officer Certification, MCCD officers are required to successfully complete federal and state training and certification requirements relative to the inspection of commercial vehicles and drivers.

MCCD Law Enforcement Officers routinely:

  • Patrol highways and roadways to enforce Georgia’s traffic and criminal laws as they relate to commercial vehicle and driver safety;
  • Perform safety compliance inspections of commercial vehicles, drivers, and shipments of hazardous materials.
  • Assist in the investigation of traffic crashes involving commercial motor vehicles
  • Utilize portable and permanent scales to screen commercial vehicles for violations of the state’s weight and dimension laws;
  • As assigned, enforce state laws pertaining to High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) and High Occupancy Toll (HOT) Lanes in designated areas of the state.
  • Provide public outreach and education to motor carriers, drivers, and the motoring public on commercial vehicle safety.

If you are already a POST 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 by §35-8-2  will not be considered for employment with DPS until at least 24 months after the completion of basic mandate training. 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.  

Minimum Training & Experience: Applicant must be 21 years of age or older, possess a valid driver’s license, a citizen of the United States; possess a high school diploma or GED equivalent.

Applicants must successfully pass the pre-employment hiring process which includes completion of background/polygraph investigation, panel interview and psychological/medical evaluation. Cadets must also meet other requirements for certification as a peace officer set forth by the Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training Council (P.O.S.T.).

Physical Fitness Standards: The Physical Fitness Program is an evaluation based on the recommendation of the Cooper’s Institute in terms of absolute standards (same job = same standard). These standards are 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:

Event                    Minimum Standard

1.5 mile run          15:34 (15 mins: 34 secs)

Push Ups               21 repetitions, one minute time limit, only hands and feet touch the ground (rest in up position)

Sit Ups                  30 repetitions, one minute time limit, hands placed over the ears (rest in up position only)

Please note that these are the minimum standards for consideration for employment.

Medical Standards: Vision: minimum vision of 20/100 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: 24 Months of verifiable road experience as a P.O.S.T. certified Peace Officer.

Please note these important dates for the next steps in the hiring process:

The Physical Fitness testing dates are:

Monday, October 17, 2016

Monday, October 24, 2016

You may attend either of these dates. The Physical Fitness Test will be held at:

Georgia Public Safety Training Center – Meet in the gymnasium

1000 Indian Springs Drive

Forsyth, Georgia 31029

You will receive an email with detailed information closer to the Physical Fitness Test dates.

Oral Interview:

October 31, November 1-2, 2016- details to follow after successful completion of the Physical Fitness Test.

Note: You will need to bring your completed background packet to the Oral Interview.

Instructions for current state employees to apply for this position:

Click on : https://ga.taleo.net/careersection/ga_external/jobdetail.ftl?job=LAW0130

Accept the Privacy Agreement

  1. Log-in to the system

First time logging in? :

Your username is your TeamWorks (PeopleSoft) Employee ID.

The initial password will be the last four digits of your Social Security, followed by the first four letters of your last name, in upper case (ALL CAPS). You will then be asked to change your password.

  1. Once you access your account, you will then see the job announcement. Click on “Apply now” and follow the steps needed to create your profile and upload your résumé.
  2. If you have any questions or problems, please contact Human Resources at 404-624-7553 or email employment@gsp.net.

Application deadline: September 30, 2016

This is an unclassified position unless filled by a classified employee. Only applicants

 

Job Vacancy Announcement MCCD Officer – Region 3
Position Title: MCCD  Officer
Location:
Carroll, Clayton, DeKalb, Douglas, Fulton, Henry, Fayette, Newton and Rockdale Counties

Link to apply: https://ga.taleo.net/careersection/ga_external/jobdetail.ftl?job=LAW012Z

Annual Salary Minimum:

$28,634 (as a Cadet)

$31,780 (upon completion of the POST mandate school)

$37,000 (if hired as a POST certified Peace Officer with 24 months of verifiable on-the-road experience as a law enforcement officer)

MOTOR CARRIER COMPLIANCE OFFICER

Are you are interested in a rewarding career as a certified law enforcement officer specializing in commercial vehicle safety enforcement?

If so, the Motor Carrier Compliance Division (MCCD) is hiring capable, competent professionals who possess the ability to interpret and enforce complex laws, rules, and regulations specific to commercial vehicle and driver safety.

Ensuring that commercial motor carriers, vehicles, drivers operate safely on Georgia’s highways is a vital part of the Georgia Department of Public Safety’s (DPS) commitment to increasing highway safety in Georgia.

We offer:

  • Take home patrol cars.
  • You may use your patrol car to commute as long as you live within 50 air miles of the region territory.
  • The ability to patrol primarily in any of the counties listed in this announcement considering region needs.

MCCD CAREER PATH:

MCO1 $37,000(with POST certified peace officer and 24 months law enforcement verifiable road experience )

MCO2 $40,314 annually (NAS I A & B Training and 18 months service as a Compliance Officer I)

MCO3 $45,618 annually (Basic HAZMAT, Cargo Tank and Bulk Packaging Training and 4 years of total sworn service)

Duties & Responsibilities: Under immediate supervision, helps create a safer transportation environment by patrolling highways and roadways to enforce Georgia’s traffic and criminal laws– including laws, rules, and regulations specific to commercial vehicle and commercial driver safety compliance, as well as the safe transportation of hazardous materials. Also, assists and supports other law enforcement agencies in enforcing traffic and criminal laws. Helps promote peace and order throughout the state. Routinely, assists in the investigation of traffic crashes involving commercial vehicles. Protect the state’s highway and bridge infrastructure by enforcing Georgia’s weight and dimension laws. MCCD also offers a number of unique opportunities for specialized assignments to officers throughout their career.

Upon completion of the police academy and receipt of Georgia P.O.S.T. Peace Officer Certification, MCCD officers are required to successfully complete federal and state training and certification requirements relative to the inspection of commercial vehicles and drivers.

MCCD Law Enforcement Officers routinely:

  • Patrol highways and roadways to enforce Georgia’s traffic and criminal laws as they relate to commercial vehicle and driver safety;
  • Perform safety compliance inspections of commercial vehicles, drivers, and shipments of hazardous materials.
  • Assist in the investigation of traffic crashes involving commercial motor vehicles;
  • Utilize portable and permanent scales to screen commercial vehicles for violations of the state’s weight and dimension laws;
  • As assigned, enforce state laws pertaining to High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) and High Occupancy Toll (HOT) Lanes in designated areas of the state.
  • Provide public outreach and education to motor carriers, drivers, and the motoring public on commercial vehicle safety.

If you are already a POST 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 by §35-8-2  will not be considered for employment with DPS until at least 24 months after the completion of basic mandate training. 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.  

Minimum Training & Experience: Applicant must be 21 years of age or older, possess a valid driver’s license, a citizen of the United States; possess a high school diploma or GED equivalent.

Applicants must successfully pass the pre-employment hiring process which includes completion of background/polygraph investigation, panel interview and psychological/medical evaluation. Cadets must also meet other requirements for certification as a peace officer set forth by the Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training Council (P.O.S.T.).

Physical Fitness Standards: The Physical Fitness Program is an evaluation based on the recommendation of the Cooper’s Institute in terms of absolute standards (same job = same standard). These standards are 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:

Event                    Minimum Standard

1.5 mile run          15:34 (15 mins: 34 secs)

Push Ups               21 repetitions, one minute time limit, only hands and feet touch the ground (rest in up position)

Sit Ups                  30 repetitions, one minute time limit, hands placed over the ears) (rest in up position only)

Please note that these are the minimum standards for consideration for employment.

Medical Standards: Vision: minimum vision of 20/100 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: 24 Months of verifiable road experience as a P.O.S.T. certified Peace Officer.

Please note these important dates for the next steps in the hiring process:

The Physical Fitness testing dates are:

Monday, October 17, 2016

Monday, October 24, 2016

You may attend either of these dates. The Physical Fitness Test will be held at:

Georgia Public Safety Training Center – Meet in the gymnasium

1000 Indian Springs Drive

Forsyth, Georgia 31029

You will receive an email with detailed information closer to the Physical Fitness Test dates.

Oral Interview:

October 31, November 1-2, 2016- details to follow after successful completion of the Physical Fitness Test.

Note: You will need to bring your completed background packet to the Oral Interview.

Instructions for current state employees to apply for this position:

Click on : https://ga.taleo.net/careersection/ga_external/jobdetail.ftl?job=LAW012Z

Accept the Privacy Agreement

  1. Log-in to the system

First time logging in? :

Your username is your TeamWorks (PeopleSoft) Employee ID.

The initial password will be the last four digits of your Social Security, followed by the first four letters of your last name, in upper case (ALL CAPS). You will then be asked to change your password.

  1. Once you access your account, you will then see the job announcement. Click on “Apply now” and follow the steps needed to create your profile and upload your résumé.
  2. If you have any questions or problems, please contact Human Resources at 404-624-7553 or email employment@gsp.net.

Application deadline: September 30, 2016

This is an unclassified position unless filled by a classified employee. Only applicants chosen for interview will be contacted.  The Department of Public Safety is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Vacancy Announcement – MCCD OfficerRegion 7
Position Title: MCCD – Officer
Location:
Bryan, Bulloch, Candler, Chatham, Dodge, Effingham, Emanuel, Evans, Jenkins, Johnson, Laurens, Montgomery, Screven, Tattnall, Telfair, Toombs, Treutlen and Wheeler Counties

Link to apply: https://ga.taleo.net/careersection/ga_external/jobdetail.ftl?job=LAW0130

Annual Salary Minimum:

$28,634 (as a Cadet)

$31,780 (upon completion of the POST mandate school)

$37,000 (if hired as a POST certified Peace Officer with 24 months of verifiable on-the-road experience as a law enforcement officer)

MOTOR CARRIER COMPLIANCE OFFICER

Are you are interested in a rewarding career as a certified law enforcement officer specializing in commercial vehicle safety enforcement?

If so, the Motor Carrier Compliance Division (MCCD) is hiring capable, competent professionals who possess the ability to interpret and enforce complex laws, rules, and regulations specific to commercial vehicle and driver safety.

Ensuring that commercial motor carriers, vehicles, drivers operate safely on Georgia’s highways is a vital part of the Georgia Department of Public Safety’s (DPS) commitment to increasing highway safety in Georgia.

We offer:

  • Take home patrol cars.
  • You may use your patrol car to commute as long as you live within 50 air miles of the region territory.
  • The ability to patrol primarily in any of the counties listed in this announcement considering region needs.

MCCD CAREER PATH:

MCO1 $37,000(with POST certified peace officer and 24 months law enforcement verifiable road experience )

MCO2 $40,314 annually (NAS I A & B Training and 18 months service as a Compliance Officer I)

MCO3 $45,618 annually (Basic HAZMAT, Cargo Tank and Bulk Packaging Training and 4 years of total sworn service)

Duties & Responsibilities: Under immediate supervision, helps create a safer transportation environment by patrolling highways and roadways to enforce Georgia’s traffic and criminal laws– including laws, rules, and regulations specific to commercial vehicle and commercial driver safety compliance, as well as the safe transportation of hazardous materials. Also, assists and supports other law enforcement agencies in enforcing traffic and criminal laws. Helps promote peace and order throughout the state. Routinely, assists in the investigation of traffic crashes involving commercial vehicles. Protect the state’s highway and bridge infrastructure by enforcing Georgia’s weight and dimension laws. MCCD also offers a number of unique opportunities for specialized assignments to officers throughout their career.

Upon completion of the police academy and receipt of Georgia P.O.S.T. Peace Officer Certification, MCCD officers are required to successfully complete federal and state training and certification requirements relative to the inspection of commercial vehicles and drivers.

MCCD Law Enforcement Officers routinely:

  • Patrol highways and roadways to enforce Georgia’s traffic and criminal laws as they relate to commercial vehicle and driver safety;
  • Perform safety compliance inspections of commercial vehicles, drivers, and shipments of hazardous materials.
  • Assist in the investigation of traffic crashes involving commercial motor vehicles;
  • Utilize portable and permanent scales to screen commercial vehicles for violations of the state’s weight and dimension laws;
  • As assigned, enforce state laws pertaining to High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) and High Occupancy Toll (HOT) Lanes in designated areas of the state.
  • Provide public outreach and education to motor carriers, drivers, and the motoring public on commercial vehicle safety.

If you are already a POST 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 by §35-8-2  will not be considered for employment with DPS until at least 24 months after the completion of basic mandate training. 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.

Minimum Training & Experience: Applicant must be 21 years of age or older, possess a valid driver’s license, a citizen of the United States; possess a high school diploma or GED equivalent.

Applicants must successfully pass the pre-employment hiring process which includes completion of background/polygraph investigation, panel interview and psychological/medical evaluation. Cadets must also meet other requirements for certification as a peace officer set forth by the Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training Council (P.O.S.T.).

Physical Fitness Standards: The Physical Fitness Program is an evaluation based on the recommendation of the Cooper’s Institute in terms of absolute standards (same job = same standard). These standards are 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:

Event                    Minimum Standard

1.5 mile run          15:34 (15 mins: 34 secs)

Push Ups               21 repetitions, one minute time limit, only hands and feet touch the ground (rest in up position)

Sit Ups                  30 repetitions, one minute time limit, hands placed over the ears (rest in up position only)

Please note that these are the minimum standards for consideration for employment.

Medical Standards: Vision: minimum vision of 20/100 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: 24 Months of verifiable road experience as a P.O.S.T. certified Peace Officer.

Please note these important dates for the next steps in the hiring process:

The Physical Fitness testing dates are:

Monday, October 17, 2016

Monday, October 24, 2016

You may attend either of these dates. The Physical Fitness Test will be held at:

Georgia Public Safety Training Center – Meet in the gymnasium

1000 Indian Springs Drive

Forsyth, Georgia 31029

You will receive an email with detailed information closer to the Physical Fitness Test dates.

Oral Interview:

October 31, November 1-2, 2016- details to follow after successful completion of the Physical Fitness Test.

Note: You will need to bring your completed background packet to the Oral Interview.

Instructions for current state employees to apply for this position:

Click on : https://ga.taleo.net/careersection/ga_external/jobdetail.ftl?job=LAW0130

Accept the Privacy Agreement

  1. Log-in to the system

First time logging in? :

Your username is your TeamWorks (PeopleSoft) Employee ID.

The initial password will be the last four digits of your Social Security, followed by the first four letters of your last name, in upper case (ALL CAPS). You will then be asked to change your password.

  1. Once you access your account, you will then see the job announcement. Click on “Apply now” and follow the steps needed to create your profile and upload your résumé.
  2. If you have any questions or problems, please contact Human Resources at 404-624-7553 or email employment@gsp.net.

Application deadline: September 30, 2016

This is an unclassified position unless filled by a classified employee. Only applicants chosen for interview will be contacted.  The Department of Public Safety is an Equal Opportunity Employer.