Volunteers in Public Safety

Under the direction of the Administrative Services Police Sergeant, performs various duties in supporting the mission and projects of the Police Department. Functional areas include Patrol, Trail Patrol, Records, Animal Services, Victim Services & Support Staff. This is an unpaid volunteer position that may require written and electronic communications, attention to detail, physical exertion, and/or exposure to extreme and potentially hazardous working conditions. 

Essential Functions (Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge, skills, and other characteristics.  The list of tasks is illustrative only and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions in this class.) Not all VIPS positions will require all of these functions, however this is an example of the functions that may be performed.

  1. Serving witness subpoenas, identifying updated address/phone numbers for subpoena service. 

  2. Battery replacement & monthly equipment inspection for Project Lifesaver. 

  3. General parking enforcement including issuance of parking citations and warnings. 

  4. Identifying and tagging abandoned vehicles. Assisting patrol officers in verifying and impounding abandoned vehicles. 

  5. Graffiti and Nuisance reporting/abatement.

  6. Traffic control on crashes, road closures, special events, or emergency incidents. 

  7. School crossing guard duties. 

  8. Patrol the Bike Path / Trails within St. George on UTV. 

  9. Assist Animal Services / Animal Shelter staff with related tasks.

  10. Assist Victim Services Unit with paperwork, filing, and public outreach.  

  11. Assist detectives in the Investigations Division for intelligence, data tracking and related tasks. 

  12. Paperwork filing and related duties assisting the Records Unit. 

  13. Planning and logistics for various Police Department events.

  14. Plan and participate in Public Outreach activities.  

  15. Perform VIN inspections and complete the associated documents.

  16. Performs other duties as assigned.

To Apply

Submit a completed City of St. George Employment Application online at careers.sgcity.org. Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis. Refer questions to Human Resources at 435-627-4670. Pre-employment drug screening and criminal background screen are required. The City of St. George is an inclusive Equal Employment Opportunity employer that considers applicants without regard to gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, national origin, age, disability or genetic information. We make reasonable efforts to provide reasonable accommodation to disabled candidates.