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

Police Officer, Police Department

Date Posted: 10/27/2022 Close Date: 4/30/2023

QualificationsHigh school diploma or general education diploma (GED);

Georgia POST Certification OR the ability to attend and pass Georgia POST Mandate Training;

Possession of valid Georgia Driver's License;

Ability to meet standards of adequate physical stature, endurance, agility, and general health as determined by a physician during a pre-employment physical;

Ability to pass a background investigation (No felonies and no misdemeanors involving theft or dishonesty) and pre-employment psychological evaluation.

Job DescriptionPatrols an assigned area in police vehicle, on bicycle or on foot;

answers calls for protection of life and private property and the enforcement of City, County and State laws;

directs traffic, including regulation of vehicle flow at times of emergency or congestion;

testifies in court in connection with criminal prosecution;

serves warrants and subpoenas; prepares reports of arrests made, investigations conducted and unusual incidents observed;

complete and pass annual training requirements, to include firearms qualifications.

Submission InstructionsSee the Full Job Description for benefits.

The employment application may be obtained either online or in person and must be submitted before a resume will be accepted. Send all applications and resumes to the Lake City Police Department by mail, in-person, fax (404-366-7003) or email Chief Anthony Whitmire at

Full Job Description Employment Application