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POSITION TITLE:         Marshal
DEPARTMENT(S):       Public Safety
REPORTS TO:              Chief Marshal/Public Safety Director


Responsible for compliance with all departmental policies and procedures, as well as State and Federal laws and regulations, and for achieving the primary/fundamental goals and objectives of maintaining law and order, preventing crimes, protecting life and property, and assuring that all services are delivered in a safe, effective, professional, timely, and efficient manner.


  • Walk for extended periods while on foot patrol
  • Sprint for short distances
  • Run in long pursuits lasting over 2 minutes
  • Run up and down stairs
  • Push heavy objects
  • Jump over and around obstacles
  • Lift and carry heavy objects sometimes up and down stairs
  • Use hands and feet in use of force situations
  • Use physical force in short and long term (greater than 2 minutes) to effect an arrest or defend self or third party.
  • Bend and reach
  • Drag people and/or objects


  • Knowledge of all pertinent federal, state, and city laws pertaining to law enforcement to include game and fishing laws.
  • Knowledge of investigation procedures and techniques.
  • Knowledge of Department rules and regulations.
  • Knowledge of first aid and CPR.
  • Ability to analyze situations quickly and objectively to determine the proper course of action
  • Ability to cope with situations tactfully, firmly, courteously, and with respect for the rights of others.
  • Ability to react quickly and calmly in emergency situations.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to interpret established rules, regulations, and policies and procedures.
  • Skill in the use of firearms.


  • High School Diploma or G.E.D
  • Preferred 5 years’ experience as Law Enforcement Officer


Works under the general direction of the Chief Marshal.


  • Valid Georgia Driver’s License.
  • Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Basic Law Enforcement Certification required.


The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

  • Environment: Office, outdoors, and natural environment; exposure to cold, heat, sun, rain, sleet, snow, noise, and dust; work at heights.
  • Physical: Sufficient physical ability to work in an office setting; work around equipment and machinery; walk, stand or sit for prolonged periods; moderate to heavy lifting and carrying; bending, stooping, kneeling, crawling.
  • Vision: See in the normal visual range with or without correction; vision sufficient to read computer screens and printed documents and to operate the equipment.
  • Hearing: Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction.
  • Positions in this class typically require: talking, hearing, seeing, and repetitive motions.
  • Medium Duty Work: Exerting 25 pounds of force on average occasionally, and/or up-to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. Incumbents may be subjected to disruptive people, threatening environment, and travel.
  • This position may require: 24 hours on-call assignment, overtime, or working weekends, holidays, 10-hour, 12-hour, and rotating shifts.

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How to Apply
Applications accepted at City Hall, City of Sugar Hill, ATTN: Jane Whittington, City Clerk, 5039 West Broad Street, Sugar Hill, Georgia 30518 or Email Jane Whittington at jwhittington@cityofsugarhill.com Applications, background release and complete job description are available at the link below.

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