Employment

The Powder Springs Police Department is looking for people with the initiative and willingness to learn new skills and methods for combating crime and violence.

We are dedicated to providing the highest level of service possible to our community. We acknowledge our role in the achievement of the total quality of life for our citizens.

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Applications are only accepted when openings are posted. The City of Powder Springs is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEOE) and seeks to attract the best qualified applicants. Please check our Job Postings page.

The City of Powder Springs is committed to attracting and retaining qualified employees. Our goal is to maintain a productive and competent workforce as we provide excellent service delivery to our citizens.

Job openings are posted as they become available. Applicants may receive employment applications for posted positions. All applicants must complete a City of Powder Springs employment application. Applications may be obtained from City Hall at 4484 Marietta Street, Monday - Friday from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Applications may also be mailed to interested applicants. Please call 770-943-1666 to request an application by mail. Please see the job postings section for current openings.

Minimum Requirements:

- Must be a U.S. Citizen
- Must have a high school diploma or GED equivalent
- Must possess a valid Georgia Class C driver’s license
- Must be 21 years of age
- No felony convictions during your lifetime
- No discharge from any military organization less than an honorable discharge
- No termination for cause from a local, state or federal civil service or merit system job

The above requirements are not all-inclusive.

Assignments

Newly hired officers are on probation for the 1st 12 months of their employment. Upon completion of the police academy, non-experienced officers will be assigned to a Field Training Officer for a period of up to 14 weeks. Experienced police officers will be assigned to a Field Training Officer for a period of up to 8 weeks. Once released from field training, an officer could be assigned to a position. Police Officer career paths/job assignments include the following, but are subject to change depending on the demands placed on the police department:

- Bicycle Patrol
- Criminal Investigation unit
- Department of Homeland Security
- Federal Task Force
- Honor Guard
- K-9
- MCS Narcotic Squad
- Uniform Patrol

  1. Equipment
  2. Uniforms
  3. Safety Equipment
Each patrol car is fully equipped with the latest technology including, rocket routers, camera system and laptop computers with Automatic Vehicle Locator (AVL).