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Campus Police Officer (Part-Time)

Location: Petersburg, VA


Richard Bland College Department of Campus Safety & Police


Open until filled.

Job Description / Responsibilities

The successful candidate for the position of police officer will understand and practice campus/community policing, providing emergency medical response; patrolling the college campus; conducting routine traffic enforcement to include speeding, accidents, parking, etc.; enforce the laws of the Commonwealth and College policies and regulations, and perform all other duties as assigned. The police officer will perform these duties to meet the College’s and department’s mission.  In addition, the successful candidate for the position of police officer will possess effective communication skills to successfully interact with administration, faculty, staff, students, visitors, and the general public.

This is a part-time position, 29 hours per week on average, not to exceed 1,500 hours per year, with no employee benefits.  Hiring Range: $20 - $22 per hour.

The Officer must be able to work the following shifts: Day 7 a.m.-5 p.m., Evening 6 p.m. – 4 a.m., or Midnight 9 p.m.-7 a.m.

Richard Bland College of William and Mary is part of the state university system of the Commonwealth of Virginia.



The Police Officer must:

  • be at least 21 years of age
  • be a U. S. citizen
  • have a Virginia driver’s license
  • have a high School diploma or GED
  • have current certification as a law enforcement officer by the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS)
  • have no convictions of felonies and/or serious misdemeanors
  • successfully pass all phases of the police officer selection process to include: extensive background investigation, MMPI, polygraph examination, interview, and a medical and drug screening by a physician

The above requirements are not all-inclusive.

A background check will be conducted for the finalist.

Qualifications must be clearly addressed on the State application.

How to Apply

Required applicant documents:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Transcripts
  • Three professional letters of recommendation (in one pdf attachment)



More Information

Richard Bland College
Department of Campus Safety and Police
8311 Halifax Road
Petersburg, Virginia  23805


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