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Police Officer

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Public Safety Facility - Chamblee, GA
$65,779.00 - $89,910.00 Hourly

Position Details

Job Summary

Located 14 miles from downtown Atlanta, Chamblee is a vibrant urban city with a diverse community and international flair seeking highly qualified individuals to fill positions for P.O.S.T. Certified Police Officers. The Police Officer position is responsible for a wide range of law enforcement functions to maintain law and order, promote public safety and security, as well as prevent crime. The incumbent may be assigned to a specialty area within the Police Department depending on operational needs. Upon completion of P.O.S.T. Certification, the successful candidate must possess knowledge of law enforcement and terminology, including criminal investigation, law enforcement and crime prevention; first-aid principals and techniques; report preparation and record keeping; and human behavior theories related to criminology, crisis intervention and crowd control.



  • Residential Incentive: $800 per month for living within City of Chamblee limits
  • Recruitment Referral Incentive: $1,000 per successful recruitment of a P.O.S.T. Certified Police Officer 


  • 401(a) Defined Contribution Plan (10% of employee gross earnings City paid)
  • 457(b) Deferred Compensation Plan (employee funded retirement savings)
  • Paid POA&B dues (State of Georgia Police Officers Annuity & Benefits)


  • Medical (88-95% City paid premiums based on plan selection, additional Wellness discount offered)
  • Dental  (100% City paid)
  • Vision
  • Short-Term Disability (100% City paid)
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Basic Life Insurance (100% City paid)
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Bereavement Leave (40 hours annually)
  • Educational Assistance Policy (up to $2,500 per 12 months for job-related courses, classes, training, etc., approval required)
  • Jury Duty Leave (40 hours annually)
  • Paid FMLA (160 hours in a rolling calendar year for qualified events) 
  • Paid Military Leave (216 hours for sworn officers per Federal Fiscal Year for qualified events)
  • Parental Leave (160 hours, or 320 hours for birth parent, in a rolling calendar year for birth or adoption of child)
  • 11 paid holidays
  • PTO (160 hours in years 1-5, annual PTO rollover, 480 hour cap)
  • Take-Home Vehicle Policy


  • U.S. Citizenship required 
  • High School Diploma or equivalent education; Associate’s Degree preferred
  • 21 years of age or older
  • Georgia P.O.S.T. Certification strongly preferred
  • Successful completion of the pre-employment process including: interview, polygraph test, psychological examination, background check, physical exam, and drug test
  • Valid State of Georgia Driver’s License