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 info@lakecityga.net.

Police Investigator, Police Department


Date Posted: 11/16/2021 Close Date: 1/31/2022

QualificationsCurrent Georgia POST Certification

Minimum 3 years experience as a law enforcement investigator

Possession of valid Georgia Driver's License

U.S. citizen

Job DescriptionConducts criminal and special investigations, including domestic violence, burglaries, thefts, robberies, assaults, homicides and enforces City, County, and State laws.

Processes and documents evidence from crime scenes.

Prepares search warrants and arrest warrants when appropriate.

Prepares case documentation for filing with the District Attorney and presents case evidence in Court as required.

Receives calls from and assists other law enforcement agencies in emergencies or with requests for assistance with investigations.

Maintains records on investigative assignments.

Responds to in-progress calls requiring immediate law enforcement assistance.

May perform duties in other areas of the Police Department, when called upon to do so.

Assists other officers with follow-up investigations, and is actively involved in the routine gathering of evidence, questioning of witnesses, apprehension of suspects.

Serve as on-call investigator on a rotating basis.

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 awhitmire@lakecityga.net.

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Police Officer, Lake City Police Department


Date Posted: 8/5/2021 Close Date: 1/31/2022

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 awhitmire@lakecityga.net.

Full Job Description Employment Application