The purpose of this classification is to perform routine patrol duties to monitor activity throughout the park system ensuring visitor compliance with established rules, regulations, ordinances and procedures.
This position is approved for 2022. The start date will be on or after January 3,2022.
Patrols assigned park areas and monitors activity for compliance with park rules and regulations; maintains awareness of potential problem situations throughout the grounds.
Conducts preliminary investigations involving crime, incidents and other activities in potential violation of local ordinances, park rules and related regulations.
Enforces local ordinances as well as department rules and regulations; issues citations and parking tickets as warranted.
Directs traffic during increased visitor activity.
Acts as a positive representative of the County and the park system when interacting with visitors; provides information and assistance to the public regarding rules, regulations, attractions and related topics.
Operates a vehicle to patrol the park; performs routine vehicle maintenance; conducts vehicle safety inspections.
Completes required forms, reports and documents.
This classification is designated as a safety sensitive position which is subject to random drug and alcohol testing and any other drug testing methods as stated in policies adopted by Forsyth County concerning drug and alcohol.
Performs other related duties as required.
High school diploma or equivalent with one to two years of experience in law enforcement or security work; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job. Must possess and maintain State of Georgia Class C driver's license. Must have the ability to obtain and maintains firearms certification.
BENEFITS PROVIDED BY FORSYTH COUNTY TO FULL-TIME EMPLOYEES: Personal Leave Accrual Personal leave shall be accrued as follows: 0 – 1 Year – 12 days per year – 3.68 hours per pay period 1 – 4 Years – 20 days per year – 6.16 hours per pay period 5 – 14 Years – 25 days per year – 7.70 hours per pay period 15+Years – 30 days per year – 9.24 hours per pay period Observed Holidays New Year's Day, Martin Luther King Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veteran's Day, Thanksgiving (2), and Christmas (2). Medical InsuranceThe Forsyth County Board of Commissioners offers employees a choice of two medical plans offered by Aetna and a plan offered by Kaiser Permanente. Aetna Choice POS II – $2000 Individual Deductible (Basic Plan) Aetna Choice POS II – $1000 Individual Deductible (Plus Plan) Kaiser Permanente HMO- $0 Individual Deductible Dental InsuranceThe Forsyth County Board of Commissioners offers two dental plans from Delta Dental: Base $1,000 Plan Buy-Up $1,500 Plan Vision InsuranceThe vision plan offered by Forsyth County Board of Commissioners is administered by Aetna and will offer office visit copays for exams, as well as copays for lenses, frames, and contacts. Basic Life & AD&D InsuranceThe Forsyth County Board of Commissioners recognizes the importance of basic life insurance for all of its employees. The Board provides term life insurance and accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D) protection for each full-time employee. This is a County-paid benefit. Disability Insurance – Short Term and Long Term100% paid by Forsyth County. Eligibility begins date of hire. Short Term Disability – 60% of weekly earnings to a maximum of $1,000.00 a week. Eligibility begins 14 days after an accident or sickness and has a benefit period of 24 weeks. Long Term Disability – 60% of monthly earnings to a maximum of $5,000.00 a month. Eligibility begins at 26 weeks to coordinate with the end of Short Term benefits and continues 24 months (Own Occupation). Additional Life Insurance and AD&D Rates vary based on amount of coverage selected. Additional life insurance may be purchased for employee, spouse, and children. Retirement Plan (401K) Fully vested at five years of employment – 20% graduated vesting annually. Eligible to begin contributions immediately upon hire. 6 mos to 3 yrs – County matches 100% of a max 5% of employee gross contributions 3 yrs to 10 yrs – County contributes 5% of base salary & County matches 100% of a max of 5% of gross employee contributions Over 10 yrs – County contributes 5% base & County matches 100% of a max of 5% of gross employee contributions & County matches 50% of next 5% of gross employee contributions