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VPD seeks Law Enforcement at upcoming hiring event

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VALDOSTA – The Valdosta Police Department are looking for people who want a career in Law Enforcement with an Open Testing hiring event.


The Valdosta Police Department will be holding an Open Testing hiring event on Thursday, April 13, 2023, at 6 PM, at City Hall Annex (300 N Lee St).

We want you to join our team! We invite you to our Open Testing hiring event on Thursday, April 13, 2023, at 6 PM, at City Hall Annex (300 N Lee St). This test is the initial stage of the hiring process, and it could lead to a fantastic career in Law Enforcement at one of the finest Law Enforcement Agencies in the nation.

We allow entrance 30 minutes prior to the testing time. Once you have successfully completed the process, VPD will send you to the academy already employed with the City of Valdosta, which means you will be getting paid while attending training. If you are already a Sworn Law Enforcement Officer, you do NOT need to attend the testing, simply turn in an application for employment. We ask everyone who attends to wear a protective face covering and if you are not feeling well, please plan on attending a later testing date. The testing will be at the Valdosta Police Department (Training Room); 500 North Toombs
Street, Valdosta, GA. We offer a competitive salary, great medical and retirement benefits. Must be able to perform all public safety duties as required by the department. Applicants taking the test will need to bring their driver’s license and $15 cash, which is the testing fee.

Minimum Requirements:
Applicant must be at least 21 years of age.
Applicant must a Unites States Citizen.
Applicant cannot have any felony convictions according to O.C.G.A 35-8-8.
Applicant cannot have any family violence-related convictions according to O.C.G.A 19-13-1
Applicant must have a High School Diploma or GED.
Applicant must have valid Driver’s License.

Salary Information:
$42,054.51 Base Salary ($20.22 per hour)
$43,054.47 Partial College ($20.70 per hour)
$44,054.43 Full College ($21.18 per hour)

The Valdosta Police Department is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.
Applications for the position of police officer remains open and dates and times of entry level test will be posted periodically on the City of Valdosta website www.valdostacity.com . For information on the process and benefits email Lieutenant Colby Clark at cclark@valdostacity.com or call him at 229-293-3099.