Lake City Employment Opportunities

Below please find a list of open positions within the City of Lake City. Click on any job title below for details. For more information, please contact us at (404) 366-8037 or by email at

Chief of Police, Police Department

Posted Date: 3/13/2018
Close Date: 4/27/2018
Qualifications/Minimum Requirements:
The City of Lake City is looking for a Professional Law Enforcement Leader to be its next Chief of Police.

Minimum Qualifications:

Must be a United States Citizen.

Must possess a valid Georgia Driver’s License.

Possess a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college/university in Criminal Justice or related field.

Must be Georgia POST Certified.

Must have fifteen years of law enforcement experience with increasing levels of responsibility.

Must be a Georgia POST certified instructor.

Must be familiar with the GACP State Certification process.

Preferred Qualifications:

A Master’s Degree from an accredited college/university

Completion of an executive level or advanced training such as the Georgia Law Enforcement Command College, FBI National Academy, Southern Police Institute, or other similar courses.

Possess a Georgia POST Specialized Instructor Certification in Firearms or other advanced instructor certifications.

Be an assessor or team leader for the Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police State Certification process.

Salary and Benefits:

Minimum starting salary is $70,000.00 annually. The City of Lake City offers a benefit package that includes a Defined Benefit Retirement with a 5-year vesting period through GMA, medical and dental insurance, ten (10) paid holidays per year, vacation and sick leave.
Job Description:
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Submission Instructions:
Applicants can download an application using the link below and submit it along with a resume and salary requirement to Tonya Tripp at or mail your package to City of Lake City, 5455 Jonesboro Road, Lake City, Georgia 30260, Attention: Tonya Tripp.

Applications received after 4:00 PM on April 27, 2018 will not be accepted.