Georgia State Patrol Career Fair

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Fri, 10/19/2012 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
5450 Georgia 20
Cartersville, GA 30121

The career fair will take place at the Clarence Brown Conference Center in Cartersville.
Successful candidates must be a U.S. citizen, possess a diploma from an accredited high school or G.E.D, and must be 21 years old upon graduation from Trooper School.  Applicants must also successfully pass the pre-employment process which includes the background investigation and polygraph, oral interview, physical fitness test, psychological and medical evaluations, and meet other requirements for certification as a peace officer set by the Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training Council (P.O.S.T.).

The annual minimum salary while in Trooper School is $34,038 and increases to $35,741 annually upon Trooper School graduation.

Physical Fitness Standards: The Physical Fitness Program is an evaluation based on the recommendation of the Cooper's Institute in terms of absolute standards (same job = same standard). These standards are reflective of the minimum fitness level an individual must possess to perform their job regardless of their age or gender. The following events will comprise the assessment:



Minimum Standard

300 Meter Sprint

90 seconds or faster

Bench Press

(1 repetition) 67% of body weight

Push Ups

(#) 21

Sit Ups

(#) 30 in one minute