The is hiring two police officers.
The positions had been part of a hiring freeze but . Police Chief Bill Westenberger said the new officers are needed to help address an 11 percent increase in call volume.
According to an e-mail sent to subscribers by the police department, interested candidates must complete a physical agility test before they will be allowed to apply for the positions. The physical agility test consists of 29 sit-ups and 21 push-ups in one minute, sit and reach 17 inches, vertical jump 17 inches and a 300 meter run in 64 seconds. Testing is done on the third Friday of the month at 6 a.m. at the Bobby Grant Police Annex on Cherokee Street. Appointments aren't necessary.
After completing the physical agility test, candidates will must complete a Georgia POST Academy Entrance Exam (Ga. POST Certified Officers are Exempt), background investigation, psychological exam and interview, polygraph examination, drug screen and hiring board interview.
For more information, contact Capt Kim Brophy at 770-422-2505 Ext 3023 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.