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Police Officer

Location: Pulaski, VA


Pulaski Police Department


Open until filled.

Job Description / Responsibilities

The Pulaski Police Department, an agency accredited by the Virginia Law Enforcement Professional Standards Commission, is seeking candidates to establish an eligibility list for anticipated vacancies during the next six months.  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 be able to work as a team member and maintain a good relationship with fellow employees. Officers are required to work nights, weekends and holidays.

Salary & Benefits
Starting Salary: $35,000 - $36,750 (DOQ)

Excellent benefits, to include paid health, dental and vision insurance, life insurance, disability insurance and retirement plans. A minimum of thirteen paid holidays per year, two personal days off, vacation hours accrual and sick leave are also provided.  Employee benefits also include assigned vehicles, which may be utilized as a take home vehicle if residing within an approved location.  All equipment is furnished. College tuition assistance available.


Qualifications include:

  • graduation from high school;
  • must be twenty-one years of age by the date of graduation from the basic academy; and,
  • possess a valid Virginia's driver's license with a good driving record.

Must successfully complete applicant testing and an extensive background investigation and complete the training standards as required by the Law Enforcement Basic Academy.

The successful candidate must reside within forty-five minutes of the town limits.

Additional qualifications and disqualifiers for employment as a Law Enforcement Officer may be obtained with the application form.  Preference may be given to DCJS certified officers.

How to Apply

Deadline: March 5, 2018 (for the next testing session); otherwise, open until filled.

Applications may be picked up Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Town of Pulaski Municipal Building, 42 1st Street N.W. Pulaski, VA 24301, or call (540) 994-8600 for additional information.


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