Basic Law Enforcement Instructor

Department / Agency:

South Georgia Technical College

Closing Date:


submit resume to:

Complete the SGTC application on




900 South GA Tech Parkway, Americus Georgia, 31079





General Duties:

Under general supervision, will provide instruction to students at SGTC in Basic Law Enforcement courses. Demonstrates the use of appropriate teaching techniques. Demonstrates the use of appropriate testing and grading procedures including proper maintenance of grade books and appropriate record keeping required. Demonstrates the effective use of oral and written communication skills. Demonstrates knowledge of current procedures in the Mathematics field as may be needed for the position. Maintains a safe classroom and lab environment. Follows approved course syllabus. Completes all documentation related to assigned courses in a timely manner and maintains an accurate inventory of all assigned property. Provides direction for students concerning course material. Public speaking as needed. All other duties assigned. Day and some evening classes may be required due to scheduling needs.

Education Requirements:

An Associates' Degree in Criminal Justice or in a related field from a regionally accredited institution.

Minimum Qualifications:

Current GA P.O.S.T. Certified, 10 years' experience with Basic Law Enforcement, Georgia P.O.S.T. General Instructor Certification. P.O.S.T Certification must be current and in good standing.

Preferred Qualifications:

A Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice or a related field from a regionally accredited institution. Two years or more as an instructor delivering effective law enforcement training. Firearms Instructor Certification, Defense Tactics Instructor Certification, EVOC Instructor Certification, experience in varied divisions/assignments. Good communication skills.

Background Requirements: 

Candidates must pass a criminal background check, fingerprints, medical examination, MVR, and drug screening.


Full-time position. Salary commensurate with education and experience.


State of GA Benefits package available.

Reports to: 

Program Director

Application Deadline: 

Until filled.

Application Instructions: 

Please complete our SGTC application on our website access this by clicking on the link Careers @ SGTC. For further assistance call the Human Resources Office at (229)- 931-2454 or (229) 931-2450 or by emailing [email protected] or [email protected].


Pursuant to college policy, a thorough background investigation, including a criminal history check, shall be conducted on all candidates prior to being hired for any position with SGTC.