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CURRENTLY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR POLICE OFFICER POSITIONS

WE OFFER LATERAL TRANSFERS FOR CURRENT LAW ENFORCEMENT


The Warner Robins Police Department has established itself as one of the leading law enforcement agencies in the Middle Georgia area. Our selection process is competitive, but rewarding for those who join our ranks.  

Physical Agility Dates:

February 28, 2022

April 11, 2022

May 23, 2022

June 27, 2022

August 8, 2022

September 19, 2022

October 24, 2022

December 5, 2022




To view the physical agility course, click below:


Officers with our agency receive:
-Ample training opportunities
-Duty gun, long gun, back up gun, taser
-Take home vehicle
-All duty and training uniforms provided
-Full paid scholarship to the state Mandated Police Academy with meal allowance
-Paid holidays, vacation and sick leave
-Rotating shifts
-Opportunities for SWAT, K9 and Traffic Units
-Tuition Reimbursement after one year of employment
-Pension Plan
-Health Insurance for employee only $25 / family coverage only $45 per biweekly pay period
-$50,000 Life Insurance plan free of charge to employee with opportunity to increase plan
-Pay:  $17.49/hr - after completing mandate, Officers on Patrol are guaranteed 84 hours biweekly, but it is usually 85.75 hours with opportunities for overtime.
- CLICK HERE to view our department's updated Tattoo Policy

Requirements / Minimum Standards

Due to the nature of positions within the Police Department, it is the responsibility of the Warner Robins Police Department to conduct a thorough background investigation on each applicant considered for positions.  Only those persons whose conduct, character, and behavior which does not discredit either themselves or the Warner Robins Police Department will be employed.  The Investigation includes, but is not limited to, a check of the applicant’s work history, driver’s history, criminal history, references, ethical conduct, honesty, financial responsibility (credit) and past behavior.

Applicants must meet the minimum criteria outlined below: 

  • Police Officer applicants must be 21 years of age by completion of the field-training program.
  • U.S. Citizen
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Possess or be able to acquire a valid Georgia driver’s license by the time of hire
  • No diversions or expungements or conviction in any court for any felony offense.  No pending criminal action in any court and must not be under investigation for any criminal offense by any criminal justice agency.
  • No sufficient misdemeanor convictions to establish a pattern of disregard for the law.    
  • No family violence crime(s) convictions or repeated past history of reported family violence.
  • No convictions for DUI within the past five years.  No more than one conviction of DUI in lifetime.
  • Transport Officers and Police Officers - No more than two moving violation convictions or being at fault in more than two accidents during the past 12 months.  No sufficient moving violation convictions to establish a pattern of disregard for the law.
  • No serious traffic offenses including, but not limited to: Fleeing or Attempting to Elude a Police Officer, Vehicular Homicide, Failure to Stop, Render Aid or Leave Information, and Racing.
  • Poor management of personal finances (within the past five years).  Debts, pending civil suits, garnishments, dispossessory warrant, bankruptcies, etc., will be investigated to determine a candidate’s suitability for employment.
  • No personal state or federal tax liability unless applicant is on an approved payment plan.
  • No discharge from any military organization less than honorable.
  • No current illegal drug use.
  • No illegal sale, distribution or manufacturing (to include growing) of any drug.
  • No deliberate association of a personal nature with persons who use illegal drugs in the presence of the applicant.
  • No use (more than experimentation) of an illegal drug or combination of illegal drugs, other than marijuana, during the past 10 years.  What is considered “experimentation” will be determined on a case-by-case basis considering the totality of the circumstances.


To apply, submit any test scores from below to Human Resources at City Hall at 700 Watson Blvd, Warner Robins, GA 31093. They will give you a packet of information for the next physical agility test and assessment center.



- Test Scores: You must complete one of the following: ACCUPLACER, ACT, ASSET, SAT or CPE.  The ACCUPLACER exam may be taken at any Georgia technical college. Any fees charged by the college are the responsibility of the applicant, but will be reimbursed to those who successfully complete the hiring process.  In lieu of test scores, you pay present an Associate's Degree or Bachelor's Degree.

Required Minimum Test Scores 









ACCUPLACER NEXT GEN
        ACT
      ASSET
SAT prior to 3/2016
CPE
Reading: 224
Verbal/English: 18
Reading: 38
Critical Reading: 270
English: 75
Writing: 236
Reading: 18
Writing: 35
Verbal: 280
Reading: 75
ACCUPLACER CLASSIC
Math: 16
   COMPASS
Math: 310
Math: 75
Reading: 55


Reading: 70
SAT after 3/2016

Writing: 60


Writing: 32
Reading: 11; Writing/Lang: 15
Math: 18
For more information on the ACCUPLACER test click here

If you have any questions about the process, feel free to call 478-302-5425 or email wrpdpio@wrga.gov

Civilian Positions

If you are interested in a civilian position with WRPD, you can apply in Human Resources at 700 Watson Boulevard, or online at www.wrga.gov/jobs.  

Internship Opportunities

Are you currently attending college and interested in an internship opportunity? Limited positions are available each semester.  Apply early!  For application, click here.