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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Police Officer in Atlanta, Georgia

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Description

  • Performs the duties of an armed peace officer.

  • Conducts field investigations, initiates and executes detentions, makes arrests, issues citations, writes reports, obtains warrants, conducts searches, transports prisoners to jail or to a juvenile facility, and testifies in a court of law.

  • Provides armed vehicular and foot patrol within jurisdiction.

  • Responds to calls for assistance in life threatening, emergency and service related situations.

  • Enforces state and federal law, local ordinances, and organizational regulations.

  • Controls crowds and conducts/controls traffic.

  • Restrains violent or resistant patients under the direction of medical personnel; restrains and transports violent criminals. Observes and reports criminal activity and other incidents or conditions jeopardizing the safety and security of the community. Maintains required record-keeping.

  • Performs duties in a sensitive and legal manner and maintains positive public relations.

  • Performs related responsibilities as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A high school diploma or equivalent.

  • Must have or be able to obtain a Georgia driver's license within 30 days of employment.

  • Must be able to complete Georgia P.O.S.T. basic peace officer certification as scheduled by the Department, if not certified in Georgia at the time of employment.

  • Must have an insurable driving record.

  • Must be able to develop and maintain proficiency with a handgun and other required weapons.

  • Must pass an extensive background investigation including a drug screen and psychological exam.

  • An accredited associates degree or equivalent course work is preferred.

  • Prefer one, or more, of the following: experience as a peace officer with arrest authority or in a law enforcement support or security-related function; or certified as a peace officer in any state; or service in the U.S. military with honorable discharge.

NOTE: Position tasks are required to be performed in-person at an Emory University location; working remote is not an option. Emory reserves the right to change this status with notice to employee.

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Emory University is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and equal access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Emory University does not discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment on the basis of any factor stated above or prohibited under applicable law. Students, faculty, and staff are assured of participation in University programs and in the use of facilities without such discrimination. Emory University complies with Executive Order 11246, as amended, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veteran's Readjustment Assistance Act, and applicable executive orders, federal and state regulations regarding nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action. Emory University is committed to achieving a diverse workforce through application of its affirmative action, equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training. Inquiries regarding this policy should be directed to the Emory University Department of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Building, Atlanta, GA 30322. Telephone: 404-727-9867 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD).

Emory University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate format or to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact the Department of Accessibility Services at 404-727-9877 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD). Please note that one week advance notice is preferred.

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Job Number 55677

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division Campus Services

Department CS Emory University Police

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable

Job Category Facility Support & Building Maintenance

Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor

Campus Location (For Posting) : Location US-GA-Atlanta

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