Part-time Police Officer

Position ID: 37216
Clayton State University
Business & Operations
Office of Public Safety
Position Description
New Position?: 
Job Class: 
Police/Public Safety Officer
Job Description: 
Position Summary

This part time temporary position performs specialized police work and is responsible for protecting life and property, preventing and investigating violations, enforcing laws and regulations on the university property and apprehending violators within police jurisdiction. The purpose of the posting is to establish a pool of POST certified police officers from which to fill both short and long term interim vacancies as needed. It is considered a non-benefits casual labor position.

The applicant offered this position will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment drug test.


POST (Peace Officer Standards and Training) certification.

• A successful background investigation is a requirement for employment at CSU. For more information about the background investigation, you are encouraged to go to the following link at

Minimum Education Requirements

High School Diploma or GED required.

Responsibilities Summary

• Patrols campus area on foot or by motorized vehicle, maintaining watch over buildings and grounds.
• Observes and/or investigates suspicious actions or persons, and dangerous or defective conditions. Open and lock doors and windows.
• Enforces criminal laws, conduct criminal investigations, interview victims or complainants in person or by phone, gather information and conduct logical investigation, produce reports, and take out warrants if needed.
• Enforces traffic laws – issues traffic citations, investigates traffic accidents, questions drivers and witnesses, assists any injured individuals, records and reports pertinent data describing scene and circumstances.
• Performs public relations function to advice students, faculty and staff of campus safety regulations. Provides directions and other information to the public as requested.
• Testifies in court on traffic and criminal issues on behalf of the university.
• Enforces Clayton State University rules and regulations.
• Performs other public safety duties as needed.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities

• Knowledge of first aid and fire prevention techniques.
• Knowledge of Georgia traffic and criminal laws.
• Knowledge of CSU Campus and its traffic patterns is a plus.
• Knowledge of standard police practices and procedures.
• Must have the ability to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing.
• Effective time management skills.
• Ability to prepare written reports.
• Ability to solve problems and make decisions.

Posting Detail Information
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Please check to see which documents (i.e., resume, CV, cover letter, list of references, recommendation letters, etc.) are associated with this posting. Prior to applying for the position, prepare the electronic versions of these documents to upload or to “copy and paste” when prompted. You will not have the opportunity to attach them after you apply. An official copy of your transcript may be required upon hire for this position. All positions will be open until an adequate applicant pool has been reached. Applicants must meet the posted minimum qualifications for the position at the time of completing and submitting an application.

Clayton State University is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants, without discrimination on the basis of race, color, national or ethnical origin, age, disability, gender, religion, sexual orientation or veteran status, as a matter of University policy and as required by applicable state and federal laws (including Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, Sections 503, and 504, AREA, ADA, E.O. 11246, and Rev. Proc. 75-50). For questions or more detailed information regarding this policy please contact the Clayton State University Office of Human Resources at (678) 466-4230.

Application Procedure: 
Please see the below "Institution Employment Link" to view a complete job description, create an application, and apply for the position.
CIP Discipline Code: 
Public Safety (Admin code)
Degree Levels: 
High School/GED
Position Type: 
Required Qualifications
Special Requirements: 
POST (Peace Officer Standards and Training) certification.
Application Deadline: 
Open Until Filled
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Position Starting Date: 
To Be Determined
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Vacancy Status: 

The hiring institution advertising this vacant position is responsible for the application, hiring procedures and content within this advertisement.  Please contact the institution for questions concerning this vacant position.

University System of Georgia
Applicant Clearinghouse
119 Holmes-Hunter Academic Building
The University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia 30602

Phone: (706) 542-7817
Fax: (706) 542-2822


Janyce Dawkins, Director

Kristopher Stevens, Associate Director

Clare Norins, Assistant Director

Kieran Morrow, Assistant Director

Sheila C England, System Coordinator