Nelson City Council Sets Nelson Police Department Chief of Police Hiring Guidelines
Provide professional and ethical law enforcement for the citizens in City of Nelson, Georgia. Work in conjunction with neighboring law enforcement agencies in Pickens and Cherokee Counties, develop and implement agency policies, and collect and analyze statistical data.
Minimum of a high school diploma or Georgia Equivalency Diploma (GED). Preference to those possessing a college degree in criminal justice, leadership, or related field. Should possess good writing skills and familiarization with Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
Must be a certified peace officer through the Georgia Peace Officers Standards and Training (P.O. S.T.). Must possess and maintain required training standards for a Chief of Police.
Must have at least five years in law enforcement and three years of supervision and management experience in a public safety agency.
Knowledge of state/federal/county/Board of Regents Laws and Regulations. Must be current on trends and developments in the field. Must display a high level of effort and commitment to performing work; operates effectively within the organizational structure; demonstrates trustworthiness and responsible behavior.