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Georgia State Patrol                                                                                     Job Vacancy Announcement – 103rd 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=LAW01CV

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 103rd Trooper School. This school is contingent on approval of anticipated funding. It is anticipated that the 103rd Trooper school will begin February 11, 2018. 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.

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 will be hiring Cadets to be employed at Georgia State Patrol Posts throughout the state prior to the start of the 103rd Trooper School. Salary for Trooper Cadet is $34,392.00 annually.

Eligibility consists of the following:

  • Must be an applicant for the 103rd Trooper School
  • Must attend and pass the PT assessment by August 18, 2017
  • 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 103rd Trooper School. There are 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 until the positions are filled. More information on this opportunity will be provided at the PT session.

Please note: Candidates for the 103rd Trooper School are not required to participate in the Cadet Program to be eligible for selection to the 103rd 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.

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)


PT Dates for the 103rd Trooper School
:
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-#1- 9:00am- Forsyth 6/17/17 Georgia Public Safety Training Center
1000 Indian Springs Drive Forsyth, GA 31029
PT – #2-Gainesville- 10:00am 6/27/17 North Hall Community Center Park, 4175 Nopone Rd., Gainesville, GA 30506.
PT- #3- Columbus- 10:00am 7/8/17 Wildwood Park, 1505 Cherokee Avenue, Columbus, GA 31901
PT- #4-Statesboro- 9:00am 7/8/17 Statesboro High School Track, 10 Lester Road, Statesboro, GA 30458
PT – #5-Hinesville- 8:00am 7/15/17 Liberty Co. High School, 3216 East Oglethorpe Hwy., Hinesville, GA 31316
PT- #6-Atlanta- 10:00am 7/15/17 South Atlanta High School, 800 Hutchens Road, Atlanta, GA 30354
PT- #7- Forsyth- 9:00am 7/21/17 Georgia Public Safety Training Center
1000 Indian Springs Drive Forsyth, GA 31029
PT- #8- Madison- 6:00pm
7/27/17 GSP Post #8 Madison, 1060 Monticello Rd., Madison, GA 30650
PT-#9- Thomasville- 7:00pm 8/1/17 Thomas Co. Central High School Football Field/Track, 200 N. Pinetree Blvd., Thomasville, GA 31792
Note: Directly across from McDonald’s
PT- #10- Forsyth- 1:00pm 8/18/17 Georgia Public Safety Training Center
1000 Indian Springs Drive Forsyth, GA 31029
PT- #11-Valdosta- 9:00am 8/26/17 Lowndes Co. High School Track, 1606 Norman Drive, Valdosta, GA 31601
Note: The track is located next to the football stadium on campus.
PT-#12- Cartersville – 10:00am 9/8/17 Old Cass High School, 736 Grassdale Road, Cartersville, GA 30120
PT -#13– Savannah- 8:00am 9/16/17 Savannah Christian Preparatory Sch., 1599 Chatham Pkwy, Savannah, GA 31402
PT- #14- Forsyth- 9:00am 9/23/17 Georgia Public Safety Training Center
1000 Indian Springs Drive Forsyth, GA 31029


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
: 
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.

  • 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 February 11, 2018 (the tentative hire date for the 103rd 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=LAW01CV

For more information about this job contact:

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

APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR THE 103rd TROOPER SCHOOL IS SUNDAY, September 10, 2017.

 

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Georgia State Patrol                                                                                     Job Vacancy Announcement – 103rd 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=LAW01CV

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 103rd Trooper School. This school is contingent on approval of anticipated funding. It is anticipated that the 103rd Trooper school will begin February 11, 2018. 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.

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 will be hiring Cadets to be employed at Georgia State Patrol Posts throughout the state prior to the start of the 103rd Trooper School. Salary for Trooper Cadet is $34,392.00 annually.

Eligibility consists of the following:

  • Must be an applicant for the 103rd Trooper School
  • Must attend and pass the PT assessment by August 18, 2017
  • 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 103rd Trooper School. There are 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 until the positions are filled. More information on this opportunity will be provided at the PT session.

Please note: Candidates for the 103rd Trooper School are not required to participate in the Cadet Program to be eligible for selection to the 103rd 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.

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)


PT Dates for the 103rd Trooper School
:
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-#1- 9:00am- Forsyth 6/17/17 Georgia Public Safety Training Center
1000 Indian Springs Drive Forsyth, GA 31029

 

PT – #2-Gainesville- 10:00am 6/27/17 North Hall Community Center Park, 4175 Nopone Rd., Gainesville, GA 30506.

 

PT- #3- Columbus- 10:00am 7/8/17 Wildwood Park, 1505 Cherokee Avenue, Columbus, GA 31901

 
PT- #4-Statesboro- 9:00am 7/8/17 Statesboro High School Track, 10 Lester Road, Statesboro, GA 30458

 
PT – #5-Hinesville- 8:00am 7/15/17 Liberty Co. High School, 3216 East Oglethorpe Hwy., Hinesville, GA 31316

 
PT- #6-Atlanta- 10:00am 7/15/17 South Atlanta High School, 800 Hutchens Road, Atlanta, GA 30354

 
PT- #7- Forsyth- 9:00am 7/21/17 Georgia Public Safety Training Center
1000 Indian Springs Drive Forsyth, GA 31029

 
PT- #8- Madison- 6:00pm
7/27/17 GSP Post #8 Madison, 1060 Monticello Rd., Madison, GA 30650

 
PT-#9- Thomasville- 7:00pm 8/1/17 Thomas Co. Central High School Football Field/Track, 200 N. Pinetree Blvd., Thomasville, GA 31792
Note: Directly across from McDonald’s

 
PT- #10- Forsyth- 1:00pm 8/18/17 Georgia Public Safety Training Center
1000 Indian Springs Drive Forsyth, GA 31029

 
PT- #11-Valdosta- 9:00am 8/26/17 Lowndes Co. High School Track, 1606 Norman Drive, Valdosta, GA 31601
Note: The track is located next to the football stadium on campus.

 
PT-#12- Cartersville – 10:00am 9/8/17 Old Cass High School, 736 Grassdale Road, Cartersville, GA 30120

 
PT -#13– Savannah- 8:00am 9/16/17 Savannah Christian Preparatory Sch., 1599 Chatham Pkwy, Savannah, GA 31402

 
PT- #14- Forsyth- 9:00am 9/23/17 Georgia Public Safety Training Center
1000 Indian Springs Drive Forsyth, GA 31029


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
: 
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.

  • 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 February 11, 2018 (the tentative hire date for the 103rd 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=LAW01CV

For more information about this job contact:

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

APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR THE 103rd TROOPER SCHOOL IS SUNDAY, September 10, 2017.