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Police Officer

Location: Marion, VA


Town of Marion Police Department


Open until filled.

Job Description / Responsibilities

The Town of Marion Police Department is seeking qualified applicants (DCJS certification preferred) interested in a rewarding career in professional law enforcement. Officers are responsible for the enforcement of laws and ordinances pursuant to the Town, State, and Federal Governments, as well as providing assistance to the public. Officers are subjected to hazardous and life threatening situations and must maintain an effective working relationship with the public and other employees. Officers patrol assigned areas during their scheduled shifts; observing violations of traffic and other laws, for suspicious activities and disturbances of law and order.

$27,241 - Certified
$24,475 - Not-Certified (Pre-Academy Graduation)


Qualifications include:

  • education equivalent to graduation from high school;
  • must be 21 years of age;
  • must possess a valid Virginia driver’s license;
  • must be a citizen of the United States, or possess permanent resident status as granted by the I.N.S;
  • no convictions of felonies or crimes involving moral turpitude or domestic violence;
  • must not have been released or discharged under dishonorable conditions from any U.S. Military Services.

Applicants must successfully complete a written examination, oral interviews, extensive background investigation, medical examination, drug screen, and psychological evaluation as administered by the Town.

Applicants must successfully complete the minimum training standards as required by the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services within twelve months of employment.

How to Apply

This position will remain open until filled. Review of applications will begin on March 15th, 2014. Individuals interested in this position should complete a Town of Marion application and submit it at:

Town of Marion Municipal Building
P.O. Box 1005
138 West Main Street
Marion, VA  24354

Equal Opportunity Employer

More Information

Town of Marion Police Department Web Site

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