Public Safety Officer

Public SafetyPublic Safety Dalton, Georgia


Hamilton Health Care System, Inc.

Job Description and Performance Standards


Title: Public Safety Officer  558429500

Department:  Public Safety

Reports To:  Shift Supervisor

Shift: 7a-7p

Status: Full Time


Performs a wide range of Safety and Security duties providing a safe and secure environment. Provides Shuttle/Courier service for all HHCS properties.   When appropriate contacts proper authorities for violations of criminal laws of HHCS properties.



Education:  High school diploma or GED equivalent.

Licensure:  Safety/Security Certifications by IAHSS or eligible to obtain. To be current or eligible to obtain C.P.R. Certification.  Must possess a valid Georgia driver’s license.

Experience:  At least six months in Public Safety or Law Enforcement related fields is preferred.

Skills: Requires moderate proficiency in the operation and use of calculators, typewriters, computer terminal, radio, camera, and fingerprint equipment.  Requires experience working with all types of people with special circumstances.


The duties are performed both inside and outside in good and inclement weather.  These duties also expose the Officers to contagious and infectious diseases. The noise levels from quiet to very noisy. This position requires sitting, standing, and a considerable amount of driving for long periods of time.  This position also requires a skill for dealing with people in a businesslike manner.  Personal hygiene and a neat appearance are a must.