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Police Officer

Posted on: August 29, 2022

Website Gettysburg Police Department

Must be at least 21 years of age, have a high school diploma or GED, be a citizen of the US and have a valid SD driver’s license. Certified Law Enforcement Officer preferred but not required; must obtain a Law Enforcement Officers Standards and Training Commission certificate within one year of hire. Must pass a background investigation, criminal record check, medical & psychological evaluation and drug screening prior to hire. Must be willing to work all shifts to include days, nights, weekends and holidays per schedule. Maintain order and protect life and property by enforcing local laws and ordinances. Perform a combination of the following duties: patrol a specific area; direct traffic; issue traffic summonses; investigate accidents; apprehend and arrest suspects, or serve legal processes of courts. Maintain confidentiality and professionalism at all times. Maintain police logs and files, handle complaints and grievances, enforce state laws and city ordinances, conducts all investigations and works with local community on police matters. Wage will depend upon education, experience and qualifications. This position has an excellent benefit package that includes retirement, health insurance, sick leave/vacation leave. 
Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply for this job please visit atg.sd.gov.