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Each day, more than 4,000 DJJ employees divided among our 26 facilities and 97 community services offices throughout the state, work diligently to effect justice as well as redirect and shape the young lives in the agency’s care. DJJ employees are the key factor in helping the youth not only take responsibility for their criminal conduct but also in guiding them to become productive members of society. Because our primary responsibility involves public safety, working for DJJ is an exciting and challenging opportunity. We strive to create and sustain an agency culture that values accountability, integrity, safety, superior performance, ongoing personal growth, intellectual curiosity, innovation, teamwork and leadership.

We seek dedicated, energetic candidates for a variety of positions, including correctional and parole officers, legal services, teachers and librarians, peace officers, health care professionals, including nurses and dentists; food service workers, administrative assistants and more.

While we expect the youth in our care to be accountable for their actions and to strive for excellence, the same goes for DJJ staff – from executives to individual caseworkers. DJJ staff members are expected to be efficient, creative and responsible for the work that they do. Innovation is crucial to our success today and tomorrow. DJJ staff constantly seek to refine existing programs and to cultivate new, innovative and effective ones that encourage youthful offenders to become successful members of society, and, by doing so, DJJ becomes a leader in criminal justice nationwide.

As a State of Georgia employer, we also offer our employees dental, vision and medical insurance; sick and annual leave; Retirement plan and a military incentive for our armed forces.

We are seeking individuals for the following positions:
• JCO 1
• JCO 2
• Lieutenant
• Captain

Military Salary Incentive
DJJ offers a one-time Military Salary Increase Incentive to current/former military service members, on eligible job titles, who have served on active duty. To be eligible, service members must have an Honorable Discharge. The one-time incentive will be based upon the current number of active duty years served.

See below for the increase criteria, eligible job titles and acceptable documentation for proof of service:

Military Salary Increase Incentive Amounts:
• 2.5% for 1 year of active duty service
• 5% for 2 years of active duty service
• 7.5% for 3 years of active duty service
• 10% for 4+ years of active duty service

The Department of Juvenile Justice is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
For more information about DJJ jobs click the following link: https://djj.georgia.gov/working-djj

 

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State government work is committed to taking on the toughest challenges. To fulfill this promise, we rely on a culture of leadership, diversity and inclusiveness. We aim to employ the best and the brightest minds to help us create a limitless source of ideas and opportunities. We believe in hiring talented people of varied backgrounds, experiences and style. People like you!

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Georgia State Patrol                                                                                     Job Vacancy Announcement – 106th Trooper School
Position Title: Trooper
Location: 
Statewide

Link to Apply: https://ga.taleo.net/careersection/ga_external/jobdetail.ftl?job=LAW023G&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’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 106th Trooper School. This school is contingent on approval of anticipated funding. It is anticipated that the 106th Trooper school will begin January 6, 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, AUGUST 5, 2018.

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 105thTrooper School. Salary for Trooper Cadet is $34,392.00 annually.

Eligibility consists of the following:
• Must be an applicant for the 106th 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 106th 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 106th Trooper School are not required to participate in the Cadet Program to be eligible for selection to the 106th 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)

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 106th 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

 

 

PT #1- Atlanta- 5:00pm

4/3/18 -Maynard Jackson High School

801 Glenwood Ave

SE, Atlanta,Ga. 30312

Troop C Recruiter

TFC3 S. A. Black #836

Cell(404)323-6398

 

PT #2- Cartersville- 10:00am

4/6/18   – Track/Field at Bartow County Transition Program

738 Grassdale Road NW

Cartersville, GA 30121

Troop A Recruiter

TFC2 John Daniel #414

Cell(404)326-8118

 

PT #3- Valdosta- 8:00am

4/7/18 – Lowndes High School Track. 1606 Norman Drive, Valdosta, GA 31601

Troop H Recruiter

TFC2 Dustin Rozier #370

Cell (404)387-3413

 

PT #4- Forsyth – 9:00am

4/13/18 – Georgia Public Safety Training Center

1000 Indian Springs Drive Forsyth, GA 31029

Recruiting Unit Cell

404-430-8218 or 404-295-1802

 

PT #5 – Gainesville- 10:00am

4/24/18 – 4175 Nopone Rd Gainesville, GA 30506

Troop B Recruiter

TFC3 David J. Snyder #649

Cell (404)295-6394

 

PT #6- Dexter  – 5:00pm

4/26/18 – West Laurens High School

3692 Ga highway 257 Dexter, GA 31019

(Meet at track behind school at SW corner of campus)

Troop F Recruiter

TFC3 Andy Sinquefield #821

Cell (404)293-4581

 

PT #7- Brunswick – 8:00am

5/5/18   – Brunswick High School

3885 Altama Ave. Brunswick GA,  31520

Troop I Recruiter

TFC2 Hawk Parrish #903

Cell (404)710-1120

 

PT  #8- Zebulon- 10:00am

5/5/18   – Pike County  School Track located at

7218 US-19, Zebulon, GA 30295 (right off of US 19/ GA 3)

Troop D Recruiter

TFC3 Don Stewart #767

Cell(404)387-7483

 

PT #9-Thomasville- 9:00am

5/15/18 – Thomas County Central football field and track at

200 N. Pinetree Blvd., Thomasville GA 31792

Troop G Recruiter

Sergeant Russ Covington #371

Cell (404)430-8258

 

PT #10- Madison- 6:00pm

5/16/18 – Morgan County High School – Track

1231 College Drive Madison, GA 30650

Troop E Recruiter

TFC3 Ben Rollins #929

Cell (404)291-0568

 

PT #11- Forsyth- 9:00am

Recruiting Unit Cell

404-430-8218 or 404-295-1802   5/18/18 – Georgia Public Safety Training Center

1000 Indian Springs Drive Forsyth, GA 31029

 

PT #12- Cartersville- 10:00am

6/1/18 – Track/Field at Bartow County Transition Program

738 Grassdale Road NW Cartersville, GA 30121

Troop A Recruiter

TFC2 John Daniel #414

Cell(404)326-8118

 

PT #13- Atlanta – 5:00pm

6/7/18 – Maynard Jackson High School

801 Glenwood Ave SE, Atlanta,Ga. 30312

Troop C Recruiter

TFC3 S. A. Black #836

Cell(404)323-6398

 

PT #14- Forsyth- 9:00am

6/8/18 – Georgia Public Safety Training Center

1000 Indian Springs Drive Forsyth, GA 31029

Recruiting Unit Cell

404-430-8218 or 404-295-1802

 

PT #15- Gainesville – 10:00am

6/26/18 – 4175 Nopone Rd Gainesville, GA 30506

Troop B Recruiter

TFC3 David J. Snyder #649

Cell (404)295-6394

 

PT #16- Statesboro- 9:00am

6/30/18 – Statesboro High School

10 Lester Rd. Statesboro, GA 30458

(Meet at track beside school)

Troop F Recruiter

TFC3 Andy Sinquefield #821

Cell (404)293-4581

 

PT #17- Temple- 10: 00am

7/2/18 – Temple High School is located at 589 Sage St., Temple, GA 30179

(track is behind the high school)

Troop D Recruiter

TFC3 Don Stewart #767

Cell(404)387-7483

 

PT #18- Savannah – 8:00am

7/14/18 – Savannah Christian Preparatory School

1599 Chatham Pkwy. Savannah, GA  31408

Troop I Recruiter

TFC2 Hawk Parrish #903

Cell (404)710-1120

 

PT #19 – Forsyth

7/20/18 – Georgia Public Safety Training Center

1000 Indian Springs Drive Forsyth, GA 31029

Recruiting Unit Cell

404-430-8218 or 404-295-1802

 

PT #20- Zebulon- 10:00am

7/20/18 – Pike County  School Track located at

7218 US-19, Zebulon, GA 30295 (right off of US 19/ GA 3)

Troop D Recruiter

TFC3 Don Stewart #767

Cell(404)387-7483

 

PT #21 – Zebulon- 10:00am

7/21/18 – Pike County  School Track located at

7218 US-19, Zebulon, GA 30295 (right off of US 19/ GA 3)

Troop D Recruiter

TFC3 Don Stewart #767

Cell(404)387-7483

 

PT #22- Thomasville- 9:00am

7/24/18 – Thomas County Central football field and track at

200 N. Pinetree Blvd., Thomasville GA 31792

Troop G Recruiter

Sergeant Russ Covington #371

Cell (404)430-8258

 

PT #23- Grovetown- 9:00am

8/4/18 – Grovetown High School – Stadium/ Track

2010 Warrior Way, Grovetown, GA 30813

Troop E Recruiter

TFC3 Ben Rollins #929

Cell (404)291-0568

 

PT #24 – Atlanta- 9:00am

8/11/18 – Maynard Jackson High School

801 Glenwood Ave SE, Atlanta,Ga. 30312

Troop C Recruiter

TFC3 S. A. Black #836

Cell(404)323-6398

 

PT #25- Tifton- 6:00pm

8/23/18 – Northeast Campus-Tift County High School Track.

3021 Fulwood Rd, Tifton, GA 31794

Troop H Recruiter

TFC2 Dustin Rozier #370

Cell (404)387-3413

 

PT #26- Forsyth- 9:00am

8/25/18 – Georgia Public Safety Training Center

1000 Indian Springs Drive Forsyth, GA 31029

Recruiting Unit Cell

404-430-8218 or 404-295-1802

 

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 January 6, 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=LAW023G&tz=GMT-05%3A00

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

APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR THE 106th TROOPER SCHOOL IS SUNDAY, AUGUST 5, 2018.