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Police Chief

Location: Amherst, VA


Amherst Police Department


Open until filled.

Job Description / Responsibilities

The Town of Amherst, VA is seeking a Police Chief and invites qualified and interested individuals to apply. Amherst is located along U.S. Route 29 between Lynchburg and Charlottesville, Virginia and is the county seat of Amherst County.

The full position profile (with application procedure), job description, and application form are available at


Qualifications are detailed in the full position profile at

How to Apply

Résumés will be accepted but will not be considered a complete application for the position. Qualified candidates should submit completed Town of Amherst job application and personal history statement forms to:

Town of Amherst
P.O. Box 280
Amherst, VA 24521
Attn: Mayor Dwayne Tuggle

This position is open until filled; however, applications not filed by September 8, 2017 may not be reviewed.

Following the first review date, applications will be screened according to criteria outlined herein. Additional screening, testing and interviews follow. Applicants are subject to reference checks, financial investigation, driving and criminal history checks, drug screening and other testing.

The Town of Amherst is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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