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Recruitment and Job Opportunities

The University of North Georgia Police Department is one of the leading law enforcement agencies in the University System of Georgia. Our department has a unique sense of commitment and a family-oriented work environment. Our selection process is competitive, but rewarding. Officers with our Department perform all law enforcement police duties to include: patrol, traffic enforcement, traffic accident reporting, criminal investigations, and much more. Our Department has our own Communications Center with the ability to monitor radio traffic, alarms, calls for service, and much more.

Minimum Requirements

  • High School diploma required
  • Valid Georgia Class C driver’s license (for Patrol Officers)
  • Georgia POST Law Enforcement Certification in good standing or ability to receive within one year of employment
  • 18 years of age
  • United States Citizen
  • No felony convictions

Job Duties

  • Patrol
  • Traffic Enforcement
  • Traffic Accident Reporting
  • Criminal Investigations

Officers Will Receive the Following

  • Ample Training Opportunities
  • All Duty Gear
  • Duty and Training Uniforms
  • Soft Body Armor
  • Duty Weapon, Long Gun, Backup Weapon, Less Lethal Options
  • Duty Locations at Four Campus Locations Throughout Northeast GA
  • 3 day weekend Every Other Week
  • 12 Paid Holidays Annually
  • Paid Vacation and Sick Leave
  • Fixed Shift Schedules
  • USG Tuition Assistance Program (9 Credit Hours Paid Tuition After 6 Months of Employment
  • Enrollment in Teacher's Retirement System
  • Competitive Starting Salary

The Hiring Process

All job opportunities are posted on the UNG Job Board. The hiring process will include the following:

  • Submission of complete application to include documents (Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae, References)
  • Interview with a departmental panel
  • Second Interview with Chief of Police
  • Mandatory thorough background check to include a credit check
  • Drug test

*The University of North Georgia's Human Resources Department will make all notifications if not selected for interview or hiring.

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