The Lyons Police Department wishes to immediately hire qualified candidates for open patrol officer positions. We are accepting applications from Georgia P.O.S.T Certified peace officers and persons who are wishing to be sent to the Basic Mandate Academy. Interested candidates must obtain an application from Lyons City Hall or our website www.lyonsga.org and complete the application process prior to hiring. Qualified candidates will be invited to complete interviews and testing dates. Interview process includes the following steps:
Law Enforcement Aptitude Test
Medical and Physical Evaluation
The Lyons Police Department offers a comprehensive benefits package that is competitive with other agencies in this area. A detailed description of the benefits package can be viewed below.
Pay $13.00 - $18.50
Employee Cost $15 per pay period
Supplemental Insurance (vision, dental, Life, long term disability, supplemental hospital) - Paid 100% by Employee
The City through GMEBS (Georgia Municipal Employees Benefit System) provides to all permanent full-time general and public safety Employees a defined benefit pension plan. The plan provides retirement, disability and death benefits to vested employees (10 years) and their beneficiaries. Retirement benefits are calculated at 1.5 percent of the employee's highest consecutive 5-year salary times the employee's years of service. The plan is fully funded by the City.
State of Georgia Peace Officers Annuity and Benefit Fund
Personal and Vacation Leave
Hours earned increases with time of service.
Take Home Vehicle
Each individual officer will be assigned a take home vehicle after the completion of the field training process. The officer must live within a 15-mile radius of The City of Lyons in order to qualify for the take home privilege.
Thank you for your interest and we look forward to seeing you at you interview.