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Police Chief

Location: Marion, VA

Agency

Town of Marion Police Department

Deadline

April 27, 2018 by 5:00 pm

Job Description / Responsibilities

The Town is currently seeking an experienced and proven leader to serve as Police Chief for the Marion Police Department (PD).  This position will be responsible for managing the PD.

Immediate focus will be on developing, implementing and managing department policies, processes and procedures including, but not limited to, ethics, training, operations, evidence handling, and property and records management. Additional goals will be assisting the Town Manager in working with neighboring civilian, county, state, federal and military agencies to establish professional working relationships and inter-agency agreements; developing and executing the department’s annual budget; implementing community based policing; identifying and applying for local, state and federal law enforcement grants; and advising the Town Manager and Town Council on all law enforcement matters. 

This full-time position reports directly to the Town Manager. This salaried supervisory position requires a minimum of 40 hours per week, with additional hours, including nights, weekends, holidays, and evenings as necessary.

Salary & Benefits
Salary based on experience. Benefits include medical and dental coverage, federal holidays, earned vacation and sick leave and participation in the Virginia Retirement Benefit Program as well as LEOS.

Qualifications

Extensive previous law enforcement experience is required with a minimum of seven (7) years management experience. Strong verbal and written communication skills are a must.  Candidate must have a proven record of past superior performance.

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check, pre-employment polygraph exam, and drug test.  Clean driving record required and have an active DCJS police officer certification. 

How to Apply

Deadline for application is April 27, 2018. Applicants should submit their résumés and/or questions to:

William T Rush III - Town Manager
PO Box 1005
Marion, VA  24354

.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
276-378-5019

Public Safety Officer | Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police
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Public Safety Officer

Location: Charlottesville, VA

Agency

Charlottesville Albemarle Airport Authority Public Safety Department

Deadline

Open until filled.

Job Description / Responsibilities

Charlottesville Albemarle Airport Authority is currently seeking a customer service focused individual as a full-time Public Safety Officer. This position serves as both a law enforcement officer and aircraft rescue and firefighting (ARFF) provider for CHO Airport. LEO and Fire Fighters are preferred. If the successful applicant is not certified, they will be sponsored by the Authority for training at the Criminal Justice Academy. ARFF certification training will also be provided if not already certified. Successful candidate must be LEO and ARFF certified within 1 year of hire. Candidates are required to complete an entry level police test. Final candidates will participate in an oral interview board and undergo a polygraph, health/drug screening and comprehensive background investigation. Entry level starting salary is $42,000. Higher starting salary will be considered based on experienced. Schedules to include weekdays, weekends, evening shifts and holidays. Benefits for full-time employees include health care coverage with 100% of employee’s coverage currently paid by the Authority, retirement and life insurance coverage in Virginia Retirement System and two weeks paid leave. Airport Authority Application is required (applications available online at www.gocho.com or onsite in Airport Administrative Office). Mail completed applications to Charlottesville Albemarle Airport Authority, Attn: Human Resources, 100 Bowen Loop, Suite 200, Charlottesville, VA 22911. Applications may be emailed to Connie Cook: ccook@gocho.com. Applications will be accepted until position filled. Charlottesville Albemarle Airport Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minority applicants encouraged to apply.

Qualifications

Charlottesville Albemarle Airport Authority is currently seeking a customer service focused individual as a full-time Public Safety Officer. This position serves as both a law enforcement officer and aircraft rescue and firefighting (ARFF) provider for CHO Airport.

Schedules to include weekdays, weekends, evening shifts and holidays.

Salary & Benefits
Entry level starting salary is $42,000. Higher starting salary will be considered based on experienced.

Benefits for full-time employees include health care coverage with 100% of employee’s coverage currently paid by the Authority, retirement and life insurance coverage in Virginia Retirement System and two weeks paid leave. 

How to Apply

LEO and Fire Fighters are preferred. If the successful applicant is not certified, they will be sponsored by the Authority for training at the Criminal Justice Academy.

ARFF certification training will also be provided if not already certified.

Successful candidate must be LEO and ARFF certified within 1 year of hire.

More Information

Airport Authority Application is required (applications available online at www.gocho.com or onsite in Airport Administrative Office).

Mail completed applications to:

Charlottesville Albemarle Airport Authority
Attn: Human Resources
100 Bowen Loop, Suite 200
Charlottesville, VA 22911

Or, applications may be emailed to Connie Cook at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

Candidates are required to complete an entry level police test. Final candidates will participate in an oral interview board and undergo a polygraph, health/drug screening and comprehensive background investigation.

Charlottesville Albemarle Airport Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minority applicants encouraged to apply.

 

 
Airport Chief of Police | Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police
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Airport Chief of Police

Location: Charlottesville, VA

Agency

Charlottesville Albemarle Airport Authority Public Safety Department

Deadline

Open until filled.

Job Description / Responsibilities

Charlottesville Albemarle Airport Authority owns and operates the Charlottesville Albemarle Airport (CHO) and is currently seeking a strong, motivated leader to serve as the Chief of Public Safety. This individual will be instrumental in leading the Airport’s Public Safety department. The Chief is responsible for directing all police, fire, and emergency medical response requirements of the Public Safety Department in accordance with the Commonwealth of Virginia, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Transportation Security Administration (TSA) regulatory requirements.

Salary & Benefits
Salary range is $65,000 - $80,000 based on experienced. Benefits for full-time employees include health care coverage with 100% of employee’s coverage currently paid by the Authority, retirement and life insurance coverage in Virginia Retirement System, two weeks paid leave and twelve paid holidays.

Qualifications

Preferred ten (10) years of work experience as a sworn Commonwealth Police Officer or equivalent job, with at least eight (8) of those years in a command/leadership role overseeing a team of law enforcement officers is required.

Possession of Virginia Basic Law Enforcement Training certification is preferred or must be obtained within 12 months of hire date.

Bachelor of Science Degree is preferred.

The successfully completion of a Fingerprint-based Criminal History Records Checks, an employment background check and having a driving record insurable by Authority's automobile liability carrier will then be required prior to employment. Within two week of employment, the employee must possess a valid Virginia driver's license.

How to Apply

Completion of the Authority’s Application is REQUIRED (applications available online at www.gocho.com or onsite in Airport Administrative Office).

Mail completed applications to:

Charlottesville Albemarle Airport Authority
Attn: Human Resources
100 Bowen Loop, Suite 200
Charlottesville, VA 22911

or, email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Final candidates will participate in an oral interview board and undergo a polygraph, health/drug screening.

Applications will be accepted until position filled.

Charlottesville Albemarle Airport Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minority applicants encouraged to apply.

Police Officer I or II | Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police
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Police Officer I or II

Location: James City County, VA

Agency

James City County Police Department

Deadline

May 2, 2018 by 11:59 pm

Job Description / Responsibilities

James City County Police Department is accepting applications for the position of full-time Police Officer I or II. 

Work requires obtaining and/or maintaining sworn law enforcement officer status to maintain public peace, protect life and property, enforce laws, and conduct investigations according to departmental policies and with minimal supervision.

The officer is expected to perform specialized and involved tasks, administrative duties, including the investigation of complex incidents or criminal acts. Operates police vehicle to observe for violations of traffic laws, suspicious activities or persons, and disturbances of law and order: responds to radio dispatches; answers calls and complaints; responds to major crime calls (robbery, rape, murder, maiming, burglary, etc.); performs foot patrols to serve as a deterrent to criminal activity and to enhance the department’s Community Policing philosophy; investigates complaints and issues summonses or makes arrests; prepares detailed reports and maintains records. Detects and investigates crimes: conducts surveillance of individuals, vehicles, or locations; interviews victims, suspects, and witnesses; collects and identifies evidence and property; seizes contraband and/or evidence; protects crime scenes; investigates traffic crashes. Apprehends and arrests suspects, using weapons when necessary; obtains, verifies, and executes arrest warrants; conducts high risk felony vehicle stops; detains, searches, arrests, and handcuffs persons, as required; subdues and disarms resisting or attacking persons; transports and handles prisoners. Prepares for and gives legal testimony; appears in court as a designated investigating officer.

Starting Salary 

  • Police Officer I – $38,139 (recruit) or $40,045 (certified) / year
  • Police Officer II – $42,047 / year

Salary and level hired (I or II) dependent on qualifications + Full-time County Benefits.

Qualifications

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age by completion of field training.
  • Must meet all qualifications listed in Code of Virginia 15.2-1705.
  • Must have a high school diploma or GED; some college preferred.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Virginia driver's license and have an acceptable driving record based on James City County's criteria.
  • Must not have been convicted of or plead guilty or no contest to: any felony, offense involving moral turpitude, any misdemeanor sex offense, domestic assault.
  • Must not have any automatic disqualifiers.
  • Must not have produced a positive result on a pre-employment drug screening.
  • If conditionally accepted for a position, undergo:
    • a thorough background investigation including fingerprint-based criminal history records inquiries to both the CCRE and FBI;
    • a polygraph examination, psychological screening, and fitness assessment; and,
    • a physical examination and drug test.

How to Apply

To be considered, all applicants should attach:

  • copies of educational certificate(s) or diploma(s);
  • any related training documents; and,
  • military DD 214 (if applicable) to the application.

All complete applications will be reviewed, to include driving record and criminal history checks related to the Code of Virginia and JCCPD’s automatic disqualifiers.

Selected applicants will continue to a panel interview. A thorough background investigation will be completed, to include: fingerprint-based criminal history check through CCRE and FBI, sex offender registry check, polygraph (lie detector), character and employment reference checks, credit history, psychological and fitness assessment, and medical exam with hearing and drug tests.

Accepting applications until 11:59pm EST on 05/02/2018. Only online applications to our website will be considered. To apply, please visit the James City County Career Center at https://jobs.jamescitycountyva.gov.

More Information

About James City County
James City County is located near historic Williamsburg, VA and is part of the historic triangle of Jamestown, Williamsburg, and Yorktown, which are well-known significant historical sites in the history of our nation. The County serves a population of more than 73,000 people and has a total area of 180 square miles. Our residents enjoy an excellent location to live and prosper. Our County Government is dedicated to the role of ensuring delivery of needed, quality services in an efficient, informed, intelligent, cost-effective manner, in keeping with the hopes and expectations of our citizens.  We strive to fulfill our mission to work in partnership with all citizens to achieve a quality community.  More information may be found at www.jamescitycountyva.gov.

About James City County Police Department
The Department (JCCPD) has approximately 100 sworn law enforcement officers and responds to more than 22,000 calls for service each year. JCCPD provides comprehensive law enforcement services to the citizens of James City County through its three divisions: Operations, Support Services, and Administrative Services.  Every patrol officer is assigned a vehicle and is outfitted with uniforms and equipment, to include:  RADAR, Alco-sensor FST, flashlight, TASER, Glock 9mm handgun and state-of-the-art equipment including a body-worn camera, in-car camera, Mobile Computer, electronic summonses including in-car printer and bar code scanner, Automatic Vehicle Locator for closest-unit dispatching and directions, etc.  JCCPD offers a number of opportunities for career development, specialized assignments and training including:  investigations, narcotics investigations, community services (crime prevention), school resource officers (5), and uniform patrol.  JCCPD also has a number of specialized teams, to include:  Honor Guard, SWAT, Bike Patrol, Marine Patrol, Underwater Search & Recovery, Crisis Negotiations, Motors, and Tactical Field Force.

Chief of Police | Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police
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Chief of Police

Location: Savannah, GA

Agency

Savannah Police Department

Deadline

May 4, 2018 by 5:00 pm

Job Description / Responsibilities

The City of Savannah, Georgia is seeking a Chief of Police. Savannah offers great weather, nearby beaches, and a tradition of hospitality and cultural happenings. It is home to a vibrant art and cultural scene that plays host to over 200 festivals each year focused on a variety of themes including music, food and film. A growing Savannah Music Festival has garnered international acclaim as performers from Savannah and all over the world showcase talent in a variety of musical genres. Voted one of “The World’s 30 Friendliest Cities” and the fifth “Best Small City in the United States.”

This Chief of Police manages the daily operations of the Police Department, overseeing all matters related to police services; planning and implementing comprehensive community policing, law enforcement and public safety programs. As a key member of the City Manager’s Leadership Team, the ideal candidate will demonstrate the ability to embrace change and help guide the community through significant challenges.

Salary for this position DOQ of the selected candidate. Starting salary is expected to be in the range of $140,000 - $160,000 with a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, retirement options and negotiable relocation expenses.

FULL POSITION PROFILE (PDF)

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree required in Police Administration, Law Enforcement, or Criminal Justice; Master’s Degree preferred; with seven years of experience in upper level police management; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

  • Graduate of the FBI Academy; or Graduate of the Southern Police Institute’s Administrative Officers Program or Command Officer Development Program required; comparable specialized police leadership and management training in ethics and integrity, emergency management, cultural and generational diversity, problem solving, and community policing will be considered.

  • Experience in providing upper level leadership in a police department that is comparable in size and complexity to the Savannah Police Department and that has been certified by CALEA for at least two consecutive accreditation periods is highly desired;

  • Certified by the Georgia Peace Officers Standards Training (P.O.S.T.) or demonstrate the ability to be certificated within six (6) months of employment; must possess a valid driver's license.

How to Apply

Interested candidates must submit by email a cover letter, resume, at least five job related references, and salary history no later than 5:00 pm (ET) May 4, 2018 to: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Additional information: http://www.mercergroupinc.com

Alan Reddish, Senior Vice-President, The Mercer Group, Inc.
107 Indigo Lane, Athens, Ga. 30606
706-614-4961

Lieutenant (Campus Police) | Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police
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Lieutenant (Campus Police)

Location: Norfolk, VA

Agency

Old Dominion University Police Department

Deadline

May 4, 2018 by 5:00 pm

Job Description / Responsibilities

Lieutenant (Law Enforcement Manager I)
Position #00851

The University Police Department at Old Dominion University (Norfolk, VA) is seeking candidates for a Law Enforcement Manager I position:

Objective:  The Police Lieutenant is responsible for direction, planning, organization, staffing, and control of Sergeants, patrol officers and other subordinates within the Old Dominion University Police Department.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • Considerable police supervisory experience within a public law enforcement agency at the rank of Sergeant or higher within patrol and investigation divisions.
  • Completion of a first-level supervisory, and/or a mid-management law enforcement course of study.
  • Considerable knowledge of and skills in modern police practices and techniques.
  • Considerable knowledge of leadership principles and management techniques.
  • Strong working knowledge of investigative techniques and practices.
  • Considerable knowledge of Virginia and applicable federal laws.
  • Considerable working knowledge of administrative functions in areas of policy and police supervision.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, organize, and direct the efforts relating to law enforcement operations.
  • Demonstrated ability to comprehend and interpret written instructions, and work independently to solve problems involving many variables.
  • Certification as a police officer as mandated by a state department of Criminal Justice Services or police certifying body.
  • Possession of a valid VA driver’s license.
  • VA DCJS LEO Certification will be required within one year of hiring.
  • Graduation from high school or equivalent, and police leadership and supervisory training related to the duties of the position.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field of study.
  • Considerable mid-management experience in a university police department of similar size and complexity.
  • VA DCJS Instructor certification.

How to Apply

This position opens April 2, 2018 and closes May 4, 2018.

To review position requirements and submit an application, please visit https://jobs.odu.edu/postings/7653 and follow the on-line instructions.

AA/EOE

Police Officer (Campus) | Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police
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Police Officer (Campus)

Location: Norfolk, VA

Agency

Old Dominion University Public Safety Department

Deadline

June 1, 2018 by 5:00 pm

Job Description / Responsibilities

The University Police Department at Old Dominion University (Norfolk, VA) is seeking candidates for a Law Enforcement Officer II position:

Objective: Police Officers perform a wide range of tasks to promote overall public safety. Work involves protecting lives, property, and rights of the public; investigating criminal activity, and assisting in any university function as needed providing safety and security services. Officers are also responsible for testifying in court as well as preparing accurate and detailed reports. In addition to the physical skills needed to be an effective officer, Police Officers require strong ethical behavior, self-discipline, diplomacy, and human compassion.

See full description at http://jobs.odu.edu/postings/7718

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • Some customer service or some experience performing services for the public.
  • Some knowledge of criminal laws, case laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, juvenile procedures, effective e policing practices and due process.
  • Knowledge of effective communication strategies.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
  • Effective problem-solving skills and techniques including when serving diverse community members or situations.
  • Good skills of observation and memory.
  • Demonstrated ability to interpret, explain and apply established policies, procedures, case laws, and regulations.
  • Ability to treat others with dignity and respect regardless of the situation.
  • Demonstrated ability to make decisions based on established standards and an accurate assessment of situations.
  • Demonstrated ability to make decisions, initiate actions to meet established objectives or deadlines.
  • Demonstrated ability to complete required documentation, and reports with accuracy.
  • Ability to effectively utilize windows operating systems, Apple IOS, Microsoft Office Suite and similar products used to generate documents and facilitate communications.
  • Ability to effectively operate police mobile recording equipment.
  • Demonstrated ability to work both as a member of a team, as well as independently.
  • Ability to work with aggressive or emotionally unstable persons while maintaining a professional demeanor.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide services with superior community relations skills.
  • Requires ability to deal courteously and effectively with a culturally diverse community.
  • Ability to work shift work, during inclement weather, or emergency situations.
  • Designated as Essential Personnel.
  • Valid Virginia driver’s license or the ability to obtain one within 60 days of appointment.
  • Must also have an insurable driving record.
  • High school or GED; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • Must successfully complete a Virginia law enforcement training academy and achieve state certification within one year of date of hire.
  • Must also successfully achieve VCIN Certificated within 1 year of the date of hire.
  • Additionally must successfully complete an extensive background investigation, physical, and psychological testing.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Several years of experience in law enforcement, preferably in a University setting.
  • Certification as a Law Enforcement Officer as mandated by the Department of Criminal Justice Services.
  • Some experience performing public safety or security duties.
  • CPR and First Aid certification.
  • Formal education beyond the secondary level with a Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  • Possession of a current VCIN and General Instructor certifications.

How to Apply

This position closes June 1, 2018.

To review position requirements and submit an application, please visit http://jobs.odu.edu/postings/7718 and follow the online instructions.

AA/EOE

Police Officer | Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police
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Police Officer

Location: Buena Vista, VA

Agency

Buena Vista Police Department

Deadline

May 1, 2018 by 5:00 pm

Job Description / Responsibilities

The Buena Vista Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Police Officer

Beginning salary $34,000.

The BVPD provides tuition reimbursement for those seeking to further their education. An annual bonus paid for officers who have obtained Associate's Degree or Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice.

 

Qualifications

Must be at least 21 years of age with a high school diploma or equivalent, have a valid operator's license, a good driving history, and a clean criminal record.

Must be willing to work shift work, rotating weekends and holidays.

 

How to Apply

Applications may be obtained from the BVPD or downloaded from the Government/Public Safety/Police section of www.bvcity.org.

Application deadline is May 1st.

The City of Buena Vista is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

 

More Information

 

 
Police Officer | Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police
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Police Officer

Location: Danville, VA

Agency

Danville Police Department

Deadline

Open until filled.

Job Description / Responsibilities

The City of Danville is seeking to hire Police Officers.

Benefits

  • Career Development Plan
  • Promotional and educational opportunities
  • Competitive salary, starting at $35,758
  • X5% $37, 545.90 half way through college degree
  • X10% $39,333.80 upon completion of degree.
  • Tuition reimbursement programs.
  • Whole life, health, vision, and dental plans.
  • Term life insurance plan.
  • Accidental Insurance
  • Annual Leave
  • Sick Leave
  • Holidays
  • Credit Union
  • Deferred Compensation
  • Direct Deposit
 

Qualifications

  • At least 21 years of age
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must have a High School Diploma or GED
  • Must possess a valid Driver’s license
  • Health pre-screen. Applicants will submit to a drug/alcohol screening.
  • Past drug use and misdemeanor convictions will be evaluated on a case by case basis.
  • Successfully pass all phases of the employment testing process and keep scheduled appointments as necessary.
  • Good character as established by a background investigation.
  • Acceptable physical condition in order to meet certain physical standards as determined by the Danville Police Department.
 

How to Apply

Contact us for more information at 1-434-799-6520 ext. 6 or go to our website at www.danville-va.gov

 
Crime Analyst | Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police
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Crime Analyst

Location: Danville, VA

Agency

Danville Police Department

Deadline

Open until filled.

Job Description / Responsibilities

The Danville Police Department is seeking a Crime Analyst.

The purpose of this position is to perform skilled administrative and technical duties to provide analysis and data evaluation to the Danville Police Department for the purpose of increasing the effectiveness of police operations and informed decision making. This is accomplished by developing statistical data resources to assist in criminal investigations, identifying crime trends and patterns, and informing resource deployment. Responding to requests for data analysis and information initiating from department command staff. Querying and analyzing the Department Records Management System (OSSI/SunGard/Superion RMS) data. Preparing a wide variety of reports to include crime and patrol bulletins, research reports, department annual report, and informational reports for communities, media, and other governmental entities. Applying knowledge of criminal activities and law enforcement techniques in overall analysis for compiling data-driven approaches to law enforcement activities. Using computer databases and software to extract, analyze, and present data to include GIS tools, Crystal Reports, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access, and so on.

Other duties include reading, studying, and staying abreast of current and emerging trends and issues in policing and crime analysis. Constructing, preparing, and presenting reports, summaries, charts, graphs, table, and other materials for the purpose of informing the department, City, other agencies, media, and citizens of crime trends and analysis. Making appropriate recommendations for improvements in department crime analysis program and guiding personnel in making the most effective use of its products.

This is a brief description. To view the essential functions and necessary qualifications read the entire job description HERE.

Salary Range
$46,677.00 – $68,000.00, plus benefits.

Qualifications

Formal Education
Work requires broad knowledge in a general professional or technical field. Knowledge is normally acquired through four years of college resulting in a Bachelor's degree or equivalent.

Experience
Over three years up to and including five years preferred but not required.

Supervision
Work requires the occasional direction of helpers, assistants, seasonal employees, interns, or temporary employees.

Human Collaboration Skills
Interactions have significant impact and may involve recommendations regarding potential policy development and implementation. Position evaluates customer satisfaction, develops cooperative associations, and utilizes resources to continuously improve customer satisfaction.

Freedom to Act
Receives Limited Direction.  This job title normally performs the duty assignment according to his or her own judgment, requesting supervisory assistance only when necessary. Special projects are managed with little oversight and assignments may be reviewed upon completion. Performance reviewed periodically.

Technical Skills
Skilled in a Technical Field: Work requires a comprehensive, practical knowledge of a technical field with use of analytical judgment and decision-making abilities appropriate to the work environment of the organization.

Fiscal Responsibility
This job title does research for documents, compiles data for computer entry, and/or enters or oversees data entry. Has responsibility for monitoring budget/fiscal expenditures (typically non-discretionary expenditures) for a work unit of less than department size (programs, activities, projects or small organizational units) or responsibility for fiscal management of capital project(s).

Reading
Advanced - Ability to read literature, books, reviews, scientific or technical journals, abstracts, financial reports, and/or legal documents. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in at the college level or above. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study.

Math
Advanced - Ability to apply fundamental concepts of theories, work with advanced mathematical operations methods, and functions of real and complex variables. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in at the college level or above. However, it may be obtained from experience and Police Crime Analyst 3 self-study.

Writing
Advanced - Ability to write editorials, journals, speeches, manuals, or critiques. Ordinarily, such education is obtained in at the college level or above. However, it may be obtained from experience and self-study.

Certification & Other Requirements
Driver’s License-Standard operator's license.

How to Apply

Apply online at https://www.governmentjobs.com/jobs/2009430/police-crime-analyst/agency/danville/apply

Position is open until filled.

More Information

Contact Christopher Wiles at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or 434-799-6505.

Certified Police Officer | Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police
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Certified Police Officer

Location: Harrisonburg, VA

Agency

Harrisonburg Police Department

Deadline

Open until filled.

Job Description / Responsibilities

The City of Harrisonburg, VA (population approximately 53K) is currently recruiting for the position of Certified Police Officer. Applicants must hold a current Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) certification for Law Enforcement Officer.  A multi-phase review process will determine which applicants will be interviewed for possible hire. An eligibility list will be created from the review process.

Salary
$38,688.00 - $51,875.20 annually, commensurate with training and experience, plus an excellent benefits package that includes:

  • Health and Vision Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Paid Leave
  • Twelve paid holidays
  • Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts - Medical and Dependent Care
  • Virginia Retirement System
  • Deferred Compensation Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:

  • Certified Police Officer through Virginia DCJS.
  • Attend and successfully complete a physical agility testing. (Testing date TBD.)
  • High School Diploma or GED. College Degree or Military Experience preferred.
  • 21 years of age by July 1, 2018.
  • U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident Alien with an application for Naturalization filed and pending with Immigration Services.
  • Valid driver's license with good record.
  • Able to work 12-hour shift.  (6am - 6pm, 6pm - 6am, or 3pm - 3am).
  • Good physical condition.
  • Must live or be willing to move within a 30-mile radius of Harrisonburg, VA.

Special Requirements:
Successful applicants for this position will be subject to a DMV Motor Vehicle check and must complete a satisfactory credit history, drug screening, polygraph and criminal background check.

Physical Requirements:
This is medium work requiring the exertion of 50 pounds of force occasionally, up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects; work requires climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, and feeling; vocal communication is required for conveying detailed or important instructions to others accurately, loudly, or quickly; hearing is required to receive detailed information through oral communications and/or to make fine distinctions in sound; visual acuity is required for preparing and analyzing written or computer data, visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts, use of measuring devices, operation of machines, operation of motor vehicles or equipment, determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work, and observing general surroundings and activities; the worker is subject to inside and outside environmental conditions, extreme cold, extreme heat, noise, vibration, hazards, atmospheric conditions, and oils. The worker may be exposed to bloodborne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment.

How to Apply

Please note that the City is currently accepting applications for Certified Police Officers only.  Applications will be accepted until a suitable pool of applicants is received.  The position may close at any time after 10 calendar days. (posted 02/27/2018)

APPLY ONLINE

A physical agility test will be offered periodically as applications are received.  Applicants will be notified of testing dates as they are scheduled.  Applicants must bring proof of current Law Enforcement credentials (i.e. - department ID, badge or LEO certificate) to the testing.

The following documents are examples of what will be required at a later phase in the process.  You will be expected to provide all applicable documents when requested by the Harrisonburg Police Department.  Social Security Card, Driver's License, Passport, Birth Certificate, Marriage/Divorce Documents, DD214, Sealed College Transcripts, High School Diploma.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or veteran status.

The City of Harrisonburg is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

More Information

The City of Harrisonburg is an Equal Opportunity Employer

http://www.harrisonburgva.gov/employment

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Police Chief

Location: Altavista, VA

Agency

Town of Altavista Police Department

Deadline

Open until filled.

Job Description / Responsibilities

The Town of Altavista (pop. 3,425) is seeking an innovative, motivated leader to professionally direct, lead and coordinate all operations of the Police Department, with a staff of 12. Operates under the council-manager form of government, reporting to the Town Manager. View the full recruitment profile (PDF).

Salary
$68,370 - $109,408 DOQ/DOE (+) benefits.

Qualifications

Requires honesty and integrity, effective decision-making, fiscal and budgetary skills, strategic planning, sound technical and technological skills in law enforcement, criminal justice and public safety. In addition, the successful applicant must possess initiative, a broad comprehension of diversity, effective communication and interpersonal skills, the ability to work cooperatively with multiple levels of organization and other agencies and effect organizational change.

Requires relevant bachelor's degree and 7 years experience in a municipal law enforcement agency, including 2 years of major command responsibility; or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

Must obtain a DCJS Police Officer Certification and possess a valid Virginia driver's license.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their résumé and a Town job application to:

Town of Altavista
Attn: Town Manager
P.O. Box 420
Altavista, VA  24517

This position is open until filled; however, the first review of applicants will begin on April 2, 2018.

More Information

For more information please contact Waverly Coggsdale by calling (434) 369-5001 Ext. 102 or visit the website at www.altavistava.gov to view the detailed job recruitment profile for this position or print a job application.

The Town of Altavista is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Patrol Officer | Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police
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Patrol Officer

Location: Smithfield, VA

Agency

Smithfield Police Department

Deadline

Open until filled.

Job Description / Responsibilities

The Smithfield Police Department is currently taking applications for Patrol Officer.

They are seeking Police Officer applicants who can accept responsibility, act independently, and be dedicated to serving the citizens of Smithfield as the department continues to place an emphasis on community-oriented policing. Patrol Officers are responsible for patrolling and responding to calls for service, traffic enforcement, and enforcing state and local laws.

Salary & Benefits
$35,827 to $55,532 depending on qualifications with excellent benefits including:  Take home car, Virginia State Retirement (LEOS), Health and Dental Care Coverage with dependent options, Life Insurance coverage with dependent options, supplemental coverage options through AFLAC, as well as paid vacation, sick and holiday time.

Qualifications

Applicants must be at least 21 years of age, DCJS BLE Certification is preferred, must possess a high school diploma or GED, a valid Virginia driver's license, and must have no felony or misdemeanor convictions involving moral turpitude.

Ideal candidates will have completed college level course work in Criminal Justice or a related field.

Selected individuals will be required to undergo a comprehensive background investigation, including drug/alcohol testing, a polygraph examination conducted by a qualified polygraph examiner, and medical examination conducted by a licensed physician.

Individuals who have tattoos of any kind that are visible while wearing the official uniform of the Smithfield Police Department (i.e. forearms, legs, hands, neck or face) are not eligible for consideration.  The parameters of this restriction include tattoos on the forearms and/or legs that cannot be completely covered by long sleeve uniform and pants while on duty.

How to Apply

Applications may be picked up Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Town Hall, 310 Institute Street, Smithfield, Virginia or can be downloaded from http://www.smithfieldva.gov.

Position will be OPEN UNTIL FILLED. There will be a testing session on Friday, March 16, 2018. The application deadline in order to be eligible for that session is close of business, March 12, 2018.

More Information

The Town of Smithfield is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Police Officer | Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police
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Police Officer

Location: Pulaski, VA

Agency

Pulaski Police Department

Deadline

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

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.


EOE/M/F/D

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Police Officer | Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police
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Police Officer

Location: Salem, VA

Agency

Salem Police Department

Deadline

Open until filled.

Job Description / Responsibilities

General Definition and Conditions of Work:
Performs protective service work involving a variety of general or support duty police assignments; does related work as required. Much of the work is performed under emergency conditions and frequently involves considerable personal hazard. Work is performed under the immediate supervision of a field training officer or the regular supervision of a Police Sergeant. Requires the exertion of 50 pounds of force occasionally, up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects; work requires stooping, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, and grasping; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word, and conveying detailed or important instructions to others accurately, loudly, or quickly; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels; visual acuity is required for depth perception, night vision, peripheral vision, preparing and analyzing written or computer data, visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts, operation of machines, operation of motor vehicles or equipment, determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work, and observing general surroundings and activities; the worker is subject to inside and outside environmental conditions, and noise. The worker may be exposed to bloodborne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment.

Essential Functions/Typical Tasks:
Ensures safety of public; enforces laws; investigates criminal activity; gathers and processes evidence; testifies in Court; prepares and maintains records, files and reports. On an assigned shift, operates a patrol or other vehicle, or walks, to observe for violations of traffic or other laws, suspicious activities or persons and disturbances of law and order; Responds to radio dispatches and answers calls and complaints; enforces traffic laws; issues citations for violations; Serves warrants, summonses and makes arrests, maintains warrant records, testifies in court; Investigates traffic accidents; controls scene and files reports; Provides police escorts, directs traffic; performs residential and commercial checks; assists fire and emergency services, citizens and other City departments; handles animal complaints, mail, delivery, and bank deposits as required; Fills out arrest records, fingerprints, photographs, etc.; performs prisoner security and transportation functions; Reports unsafe conditions existing in street or other public facilities; opens and closes facilities as required; Assists with criminal investigations, stakeouts, installation and use of surveillance equipment; interviews victims and witnesses; performs property and evidence duties; establishes and maintains chain of custody; Prepares detailed reports on activities and assignments; Participates in a variety of in-service training programs, certifications and re-certifications May be assigned to special programs or services such as ERT or DARE liaison to community groups; Performs related tasks as required.

Salary & Benefits
$34,299.20 – $45,011.20 annually

Annual educational incentive pay based upon the number of college credit hours:

  • Graduate Degree - $2,000
  • Bachelor’s Degree - $1,500
  • 90 credit hours - $1,100
  • Associate Degree or 65 credit hours - $1,000
  • 32 credit hours - $500

Paid leave based on years of service.
Paid holidays.
Partial paid individual health insurance (family/dependant coverage is available at group rates).
Retirement under Virginia Retirement System (this provides retirement, disability and life insurance).
Paid yearly physical examination.
Uniforms and equipment furnished.
ICMA deferred compensation plan is available.

Qualifications

The Salem Police Department has stringent requirements which must be met by every applicant to ensure the selection of only the most qualified individual. You can qualify to become a member of the Salem Police Department if you meet these basic employment requirements:

Basic Employment Requirements:

  • Applicant must be a United States Citizen
  • Applicant must be at least 21 years old
  • Applicant must be in sound physical and mental condition
  • A high moral standard is required of all applicants and a conviction of any felony or serious misdemeanor is grounds for disqualification
  • There is no minimum height or weight requirement; however, the applicant’s weight must be in proportion to height
  • Applicant must possess a valid Virginia operator’s license at the time of appointment
  • Convictions of certain driving offenses such as driving under the influence or having minus (-) 6 driving points or more are grounds for disqualification
  • Applicant must be a high school graduate or possess a G.E.D.; however, the Salem Police Department places a strong emphasis on higher education.
  • All questions concerning basic employment requirements should be directed to the Recruitment Manager at the Salem Police Department at (540) 375-3083.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
General knowledge of police methods, practices and procedures; general knowledge of the geography of the City and location of important buildings; some knowledge of the rules and regulations of the Police Department; ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions and to prepare clear comprehensive reports; ability to deal courteously, firmly and tactfully with the public; ability to analyze situations and to adopt quick, effective and reasonable courses of action with due regard to hazards and circumstances; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, other law enforcement officials and general public; skill in the use of firearms and the operation of a motor vehicle.

Education and Experience:
High school diploma (or GED) is required. Two years of college, or an Associates degree, and some military (especially military police) experience, or any equivalent combination of training and experience, is preferred.

Special Requirements:
A driver's license valid in the Commonwealth of Virginia is required. Virginia Police Officer certification after graduation from basic law enforcement academy is required. Must meet and maintain all department, State and federal certification, training and education requirements for position.

Disqualifiers:

  1. Conviction of DUI or DUI.
  2. Conviction of Refusal to submit to breathe test.
  3. Conviction of driving on suspended license.
  4. Convicted of fail to stop for police.
  5. Convicted of reckless driving or drag racing.
  6. Possessing six (6) or more negative driving points.
  7. Adjudication as a habitual offender.       
  8. Suspension or revocation of driver’s license.
  9. Visible pattern of three or more moving traffic violations close in proximity.
  10. Must not be prohibited from possession of firearm.

Tattoo Regulations:
Tattoos on the ears, head, face, hands, eyebrows, neck or tongue are prohibited. Tattoos on all other parts of the body shall be covered at all times by issued clothing or by utilizing commercially available cosmetics or fabric covers made for the purpose of covering tattoos. If commercial products are used, they must be of a skin-tone color and be neutral in appearance. This policy shall apply while the sworn employee is on duty (including training or outside events other than physical training or defensive tactics training) or whenever representing the Department in an official capacity regardless of whether the sworn employee is in uniform or not, unless permission is given by the Chief of Police.

“Offensive Body Ornamentation” is strictly prohibited and refers to the following:

  1. Ornamentation that depicts, describes, or refers to profanity or to intolerance of discrimination against any person based on race color, sexual orientation, creed, religion, gender, or national origin.
  2. Ornamentation customarily associated with any particular organization or group that is known to advocate or harbor such intolerance or discrimination.

Additional Requirements:

  • Upon appointment, you must attend and successfully complete the basic law enforcement academy that is held at the Cardinal Criminal Justice Academy. You must also successfully complete a 12 week Field Training Program at the Salem Police Department.
  • You will be required to sign a contractual agreement that you will not smoke or use any tobacco products while employed with the Salem Police Department.
  • You will be required to sign a contractual agreement that you will remain with the Salem Police Department for two years after completion of field training.
  • You will serve a one year probationary period.
     

How to Apply

We are committed to Equal Opportunity Employment throughout the recruitment and selection process. To accomplish this goal, the comprehensive selection process requires applicants to meet the basic qualifications and to successfully complete the following:

  • City of Salem Employment Application
  • DMV and Criminal History Check
  • Police Officer Entrance Examination
  • Physical agility
  • Review Panel
  • Chief’s Interview
  • Background Investigation
  • Conditional Offer of Employment
  • Medical / Psychological Evaluation

The selection process could take up to a year from the start of the application process, depending upon position availability.

Where and How to Apply:

Applicants may complete an on-line application at www.salemva.gov, or download a PDF application.

You may also contact the City of Salem Human Resources, 114 North Broad Street (City Hall - Ground Floor), Salem, Virginia 24153. Telephone: (540) 375-3060.  Office hours are 8:00AM to 5:00PM, Monday through Friday.

 

More Information

Questions concerning the selection process or requirements should be directed to the Recruitment Manager at (540) 375-3083.

 

The City of Salem is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Certified Police Officers

Location: South Hill, VA

Agency

Town of South Hill Police Department

Deadline

Open until filled.

Job Description / Responsibilities

The Town of South Hill Police Department is seeking Certified Law Enforcement Officers.

Duties include enforcing the Code of Virginia and ordinances of the Town of South Hill; investigating criminal activity; ensuring public safety; responding to radio dispatches; answering calls and complaints; interviewing victims, witnesses, and suspects; preparing a variety of reports; and courtroom testimony.

The typical annual starting salary range for the position is $33,280 to $39,241, depending on experience.

The Town of South Hill offers an excellent benefits package, to include VRS retirement and the hazardous duty supplement with the increased multiplier. Medical dental coverage, uniforms and equipment furnished, paid holidays, sick time, vacation, and a take home car for those living within 10 miles of town limits.

Qualifications

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • U.S. Citizen, at least 21 years of age;
  • High school graduate or possess a General Education Degree (G.E.D.);
  • Possess a valid Virginia’s Driver’s License; and,
  • Able to bend, stoop and lift items weighing 25 pounds and occasional lifting of items weighing 50 pounds or more.

EDUCATION/KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Graduation/Certification from Basic Law Enforcement Training as a police officer in the Commonwealth of Virginia;
  • General knowledge of the geography of the Town of South Hill;
  • Ability to carry out verbal and written instructions;
  • Ability to firmly and tactfully deal with the public;
  • Analyze situations and adopt quick, effective course of action; and,
  • Skilled in the use of firearms and emergency vehicles.

 

How to Apply

Applications can be found online at http://www.southhillva.org/ in the forms and applications section under "SHPD job application form".

They can be hand-delivered or mailed to:

Capt. Bernie Puryear
South Hill Police Department
103 South Brunswick Ave.
South Hill, Va. 23970

Applicants must successfully complete oral interviews, an extensive background investigation, medical examination, drug screen, etc.

Positions are open until filled.

PLEASE NOTE: This Position is for individuals who currently have a Virginia DCJS Certification.

More Information

For more information, you may call the PD at (434) 447-3104.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Deputy Sheriff | Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police
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Deputy Sheriff

Location: Isle of Wight, VA

Agency

Isle of Wight County Sheriff’s Office

Deadline

Open until filled.

Job Description / Responsibilities

The Isle of Wight County Sheriff's Office is a state accredited law enforcement agency that values professionalism, integrity and diversity from its employees. We have the occasion to hire certified law enforcement officers with prior experience as well as those new to law enforcement that will need certification. The Sheriff’s Office is a Constitutional Office. We maintain a Memorandum of Understanding with the County of Isle of Wight to provide excellent pay, benefits, and VRS retirement package.

Starting Salary
Deputy Sheriff Recruit: $37,758
Deputy Sheriff Virginia DCJS Law Enforcement Certified: $39,646 min.

Qualifications

The following are the minimum requirements to apply for the position of Deputy Sheriff with the Isle of Wight County Sheriff’s Office:

  • Be at least 21 years of age
  • Be a citizen of the United States
  • Have a High School Diploma or its recognized equivalent (GED)
  • Possess a valid Virginia driver’s license
  • Possess good moral character
  • Good physical health and condition
  • No felony convictions
  • No misdemeanor convictions involving moral turpitude, false statements, perjury or domestic violence.
  • No DUI convictions
  • No significant number of criminal convictions (including traffic offenses) to establish a pattern of disregard for the law
  • Failure to keep an appointment at any step of the hiring process without prior approval from the Sheriff's Office.

How to Apply

All applicants shall complete the following documents:

All applications must be accompanied by legible copies (no originals) of the following documents:

  • High school diploma, transcript bearing graduation date, or GED certificate
  • Birth certificate
  • Social Security card
  • Valid driver's license (must possess a valid VA driver’s license before being hired)
  • DD214 with separation information (for those with military experience)
  • College transcript if applicable
  • Any certifications that are applicable to Law enforcement

​​All completed employment packets can be hand delivered to the Sheriff's Office or mailed to:

Isle of Wight County Sheriff's Office
Attn: Employment Processing
PO Box 75
Isle of Wight, Virginia 23397

Selection Process Steps

  1. Step One – All Applications will be reviewed. Applicants that meet the minimal requirements and completed the required employment packets.  Selected applicants will be selected to continue in the process.
  2. Step Two – Applicants will be notified to participate in a written test and an interview. This interview will be in a panel format and consist of multiple members of the Isle of Wight County Sheriff’s Office.  This process will happen on the same day.
  3. Step Three – The top applicants will be notified that they are being considered for employment and will move to the background phase.  An extensive and thorough background investigation will be conducted. This investigation will include a home visit, credit check, prior employment, criminal records, civil records, education records, certification check, and driving records. The findings of this investigation will be forwarded to the polygraph examiner.
  4. Step Four – A polygraph exam will be completed with the information provided on the applicant’s background packet and background investigation.
  5. Step Five – The Sheriff will review applicants that successfully completed steps one though eight. A conditional offer of employment will be given to the top rated applicants. Applicants that accept the conditional offer will proceed.
  6. Step Six – Applicants will be scheduled to see a physician for a physical and a drug screening.
  7. Step Seven – The final step in the employment process will be a meeting/personal interview with Sheriff Mark A. Marshall to finalize the conditional offer.  Applicants that complete this process will have the opportunity to begin a rewarding career with the Isle of Wight County Sheriff’s Office.

Applicants that are appointed by Sheriff Mark A. Marshall that are not currently certified as a Law Enforcement Officer in Virginia must successfully complete the DCJS basic law enforcement training program at Hampton Roads Criminal Justice Training Academy.

Applications and additional forms are available at www.iowso.com

Deputy Sheriff | Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police
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Deputy Sheriff

Location: Isle of Wight, VA

Agency

Isle of Wight Co. Sheriff’s Office

Deadline

Open until filled.

Job Description / Responsibilities

​Thank you for your interest in becoming a Deputy Sheriff with the Isle of Wight County Sheriff's Office.  You will find that this Office is a state accredited law enforcement agency that values professionalism, integrity and diversity from its employees.  We have the occasion to hire certified law enforcement officers with prior experience as well as those new to law enforcement that will need certification.  The Sheriff’s Office is a Constitutional Office.  We maintain a Memorandum of Understanding with the County of Isle of Wight to provide excellent pay, benefits, and VRS retirement package.

Starting Salary
Deputy Sheriff Recruit: $37,758
Deputy Sheriff Virginia DCJS Law Enforcement Certified: $39,646 min.

Qualifications

The following are the minimum requirements to apply for the position of Deputy Sheriff with the Isle of Wight County Sheriff’s Office:

  • Be at least 21 years of age
  • Be a citizen of the United States
  • Have a High School Diploma or its recognized equivalent (GED)
  • Possess a valid Virginia driver’s license
  • Possess good moral character
  • Good physical health and condition
  • No felony convictions
  • No misdemeanor convictions involving moral turpitude, false statements, perjury or domestic violence.
  • No DUI convictions
  • No significant number of criminal convictions (including traffic offenses) to establish a pattern of disregard for the law
  • Failure to keep an appointment at any step of the hiring process without prior approval from the Sheriff's Office.

How to Apply

All applicants shall complete the following documents:

 

All applications must be accompanied by legible copies (no originals) of the following documents:

  • High school diploma, transcript bearing graduation date, or GED certificate
  • Birth certificate
  • Social Security card
  • Valid driver's license (must possess a valid VA driver’s license before being hired)
  • DD214 with separation information (for those with military experience)
  • College transcript if applicable
  • Any certifications that are applicable to Law enforcement

 

​​All completed employment packets can be hand delivered to the Sheriff's Office or mailed to:

Isle of Wight County Sheriff's Office
Attn: Employment Processing
PO Box 75
Isle of Wight, Virginia 23397

 

​Selection Process Steps

Step One — All Applications will be reviewed. Applicants that meet the minimal requirements and completed the required employment packets.  Selected applicants will be selected to continue in the process.

Step Two — Applicants will be notified to participate in a written test and an interview. This interview will be in a panel format and consist of multiple members of the Isle of Wight County Sheriff’s Office.  This process will happen on the same day.

Step Three — The top applicants will be notified that they are being considered for employment and will move to the background phase.  An extensive and thorough background investigation will be conducted. This investigation will include a home visit, credit check, prior employment, criminal records, civil records, education records, certification check, and driving records. The findings of this investigation will be forwarded to the polygraph examiner.

Step Four — A polygraph exam will be completed with the information provided on the applicant’s background packet and background investigation.

Step Five — The Sheriff will review applicants that successfully completed steps one though eight. A conditional offer of employment will be given to the top rated applicants. Applicants that accept the conditional offer will proceed.

Step Six — Applicants will be scheduled to see a physician for a physical and a drug screening.

Step Seven — The final step in the employment process will be a meeting/personal interview with Sheriff Mark A. Marshall to finalize the conditional offer.  Applicants that complete this process will have the opportunity to begin a rewarding career with the Isle of Wight County Sheriff’s Office.


Applicants that are appointed by Sheriff Mark A. Marshall that are not currently certified as a Law Enforcement Officer in Virginia must successfully complete the DCJS basic law enforcement training program at Hampton Roads Criminal Justice Training Academy.

Applications and additional forms are available at www.iowso.com.

Police Officer | Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police
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Police Officer

Location: Arlington, VA

Agency

Arlington County Police Department

Deadline

Open until filled.

Job Description / Responsibilities

The purpose of this announcement is to establish an ongoing eligible list of candidates to fill vacancies anticipated at various times during the next 12 months. Police Academy classes are tentatively scheduled for August and February. However, applicants will be hired at the time they successfully complete all phase of the selection process, if there are available vacancies, regardless of Academy dates.

This is law enforcement work in which the employee is responsible for protection of life and property in Arlington County. Duties include patrolling an assigned area on foot, bicycle, motorcycle or in car to detect or prevent crime; conducting investigations into a variety of criminal offenses such as larceny, auto theft, and robbery; assisting in investigation of major crimes such as rape and homicide; directing vehicular and pedestrian traffic; preparing written reports on offenses committed, arrests, and other activities; testifying in Court proceedings; and other related duties as required. Work is performed in accordance with departmental rules and regulations and involves an element of personal danger. Employee must be able to exercise considerable independent judgment at all times. The employee will attend the regional Police Academy for 20 weeks and, on successful completion, will be assigned to a Field Training Officer for 12 weeks of further training.

Learn more about a career as a Police Officer with Arlington County.

Qualifications

EDUCATION: Must have completed sixty semester hours or ninety quarter hours of college work at an accredited college or university.

Substitution to the educational requirement:

  • Prior law enforcement experience - One year post law enforcement academy experience as a full time sworn law enforcement officer with a recognized local, state or federal law enforcement agency.
  • Prior military experience -- Two-years of full time, continuous active duty experience with the United States Military and have, or are eligible to receive, an 'honorable discharge' (Candidates tested before discharge will be required to present an honorable discharge' before hire.)

Note: Candidates qualifying for employment with a substitution will be eligible for Police Officer I and Police Officer II positions only. Candidates must complete sixty semester hours or ninety quarter hours of college work at an accredited college or university in order to compete for the positions of Corporal and above.

AGE: Must be at least 20 years and 6 months of age at time of testing (must be 21 at time of hire.)

PHYSICAL CONDITION: Must be in good physical condition

CITIZENSHIP: Must be a native or naturalized United States citizen.

FIREARM LICENSE: Candidates who have a felony or domestic violence conviction, have engaged in self-admitted felonious conduct or are otherwise ineligible to carry a firearm will not be considered.

TOBACCO: Must not be a tobacco user. Candidates must sign an agreement that you will not use tobacco on or off the job during your tenure of employment as a police officer.

DRIVER'S LICENSE: Must have a valid driver's license from state of residence at time of application. Recent convictions for D.U.I., or D.W.I., or Reckless Driving, as well as convictions for speeding or other moving violations may also result in disqualification.

TATTOOS: All new uniformed (sworn) Police Department employees must not have any tattoos visible (on head, neck or hands etc.) when wearing the long-sleeved shirt uniform.

Special Requirements
Candidates will be screened during a preliminary background investigation.

Individual situations will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis, however a clean criminal history and a good driving record are considered essential. Candidates who have a felony or domestic violence conviction, have engaged in self-admitted felonious conduct, or are otherwise ineligible to carry a firearm will not be considered. Misdemeanor convictions for crimes related to theft, domestic violence or assault are likely to be disqualifying. Candidates must bring the COMPLETED BACKGROUND PACKET in order to be admitted to the test. The background packet is available on line for information Go here.

Candidates must have a valid driver's license from their place of residence at time of application. The applicant must authorize Arlington County to obtain, or the applicant must provide a copy of the applicant's official state/district driving record. Any offer of employment will be contingent upon a favorable review of the applicant's driving record. Recent convictions for D.U.I., or D.W.I., or Reckless Driving, as well as convictions for speeding or other moving violations may also result in disqualification.

How to Apply

There is a multi-stage examination process for the Police Officer position. A candidate must qualify on each part of the examination in order to be eligible for appointment. These stages include:

  • Screening for minimum qualifications
  • Written test
  • Character/background investigation including photographing and fingerprinting
  • Physical agility test
  • Panel interview
  • Polygraph examination
  • Stress test / Chest X-ray
  • Psychological evaluation
  • Drug testing
  • Medical examination

Based on this examination process an ongoing eligible list of candidates to fill vacancies will be created. Candidates may be processed through examination phases in groups to increase examination efficiency. Qualified candidates who start will proceed through the exam process whether or not there is an actual vacancy at the time the application is submitted. Candidates who successfully complete all phases of the process will be referred periodically for vacancies. Hiring will be coordinated with Police Academy classes which are annually scheduled in February and August.

After you have submitted your on-line employment application it will be screened based on the Selection Criteria in this announcement. If you successfully meet the selection criteria you will receive specific instructions by electronic mail about self-scheduling yourself for an upcoming written examination. Written examinations will be scheduled at approximately monthly intervals. Please be sure you provide a valid e-mail address on your application in order to receive this important information.

Only candidates who have scheduled and are on the roster for a written examination session will be allowed into the session. Each candidate must bring a driver's license, or other government ID with a picture and proof of age, to the written examination session as well as a COMPLETED BACKGROUND PACKAGE. If you fail to appear for your scheduled examination session you will be considered to have withdrawn from the recruitment and will need to wait for six months before you can apply again.

Candidates must bring a COMPLETED BACKGROUND PACKET in order to be admitted to the test. The packet is available on line, for information GO HERE. DO NOT WAIT, this is a 20+ page comprehensive packet that will take significant time to complete and to obtain the required documents. Packets will be reviewed at the test site and you will be turned away if your packet is not complete.

More Information

SALARY:
$23.08 - $38.98 Hourly
$1,846.40 - $3,118.40 Biweekly
$48,006.40 - $81,078.40 Annually

JOB TYPE: Full-Time

LOCATION: 1425 N. Courthouse Road, 7th Floor, Arlington, Virginia — *METRO-accessible*

Police Officer | Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police
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Police Officer

Location: Emporia, VA

Agency

Emporia Police Department

Deadline

Open until filled.

Job Description / Responsibilities

The City of Emporia is accepting applications for Police Officer position(s).  Starting salary for entry level (non-certified) Police Officers is $41,092.  Starting salary for DCJS certified Police Officers is $43,147.

Excellent benefits: Take-home car program (must live within a 25 mile radius of City), paid training, paid law enforcement retirement (age 50 with 25 years), overtime pay, medical insurance, short and long term disability coverage, and paid time off.

Qualifications

At least 21 years of age, U.S. citizen, acceptable driving record, high school diploma or GED, no felonies or serious misdemeanors, 20/20 vision or correctable to 20/20.  Not color blind.

How to Apply

Hiring Process: A complete medical physical, physical ability test, background investigation, psychological evaluation, drug screen, and panel interview.

Must apply on a City application, which may be obtained via:

  • the City of Emporia web site — www.ci.emporia.va.us;
  • email request to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address); or,
  • USPS mail —

City of Emporia
City Manager’s Office
201 S. Main Street
P.O. Box 511
Emporia, VA  23847

Phone:  (434) 634-3332
Fax: 1-888-390-4964

Position open until filled.

 

The City of Emporia is an Equal Opportunity Employer/EOE.

Police Officer | Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police
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Police Officer

Location: Purcellville, VA

Agency

Town of Purcellville Police Department

Deadline

Open until filled.

Job Description / Responsibilities

The Town of Purcellville in western Loudoun County, VA is seeking applications for a Police Officer.

Nestled at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains, the Town of Purcellville is an award-winning, thriving community whose 8,000+ residents enjoy an exceptional quality of life that has become a hallmark of the town.

This position involves non-supervisory general duty police work involving the protection of life and property through enforcement of laws and ordinances, as well as education through community engagement. Patrols areas of the Town; apprehends criminals and offenders; enforces traffic laws; responds to calls for service and complaints from citizens involving accidents, misdemeanors and felonies; conducts accident and criminal investigation; gathers evidence; interviews suspects and witnesses; writes reports; makes arrests as required; provides courtroom testimony and other related police duties. Shifts are 12 hours in duration and on-call for shift shortage and rotation for staffing needs.


Salary & Benefits
$40,000 – $54,401 DOQ

The Town of Purcellville offers a full comprehensive benefits package that includes VRS State Retirement with a Hazardous Duty Supplement, paid annual, sick and personal leave, life insurance, paid holidays, and medical and dental insurance through Anthem BC/BS. In addition, employees may participate in the VA Credit Union and a Deferred Compensation Plan with a match.

Qualifications

Must be a U.S. citizen and 21 years of age at date of appointment; high school diploma or equivalent; must possess valid Virginia driver’s license with a good record; be of character and reputation to pass extensive background investigation.

Current Virginia law enforcement officer certification and/or bi-lingual in Spanish desirable.

How to Apply

If you are eager to work in this environment, submit an application and résumé to:

Barry Dufek, Business Manager-PD
Town of Purcellville Police Department
125 Hirst Road, #7A
Purcellville, Virginia 20132

Or, via the following email address: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

For an application, visit purcellvilleva.gov.

Selection process will include an initial interview, background investigation, polygraph, and psychological evaluation, physical and oral board. The polygraph will cover the following areas: illegal drug use, undetected crime, and other areas regarding personal history.

Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

The Town of Purcellville is an Equal Employment Opportunity Organization

Police Officer Recruit | Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police
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Police Officer Recruit

Location: Manassas, VA

Agency

City of Manassas Police Department

Deadline

Open until filled.

Job Description / Responsibilities

Applications are being accepted to establish an eligibility list for Police Officer positions at the Manassas City Police Department. After a comprehensive hiring process, applicants selected for hire must satisfactorily complete a 20-week course at the Northern Virginia Criminal Justice Academy. NOTE: Applicants currently certified by the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services (D.C.J.S.) are not required to attend the Police Academy.

The purpose of this position is to protect life and property; respond to the needs of the general public; deter criminal activity within the community; enforce all state and local ordinances and laws; and protect the constitutional rights of all citizens by performing investigations, special details, and specific assignments.

  • Enforces all applicable city, state and federal laws.
  • Conducts criminal investigations, patrols assigned area and assists in emergency situations.
  • Reviews all documents, papers and notes related to an investigation to allow for knowledgeable courtroom testimony.
  • Speaks with, and interacts with citizens to establish rapport and trust.
  • Establishes probable cause, issues summons, completes criminal complaints, and testifies to Magistrate during probable cause hearings for adult custodial arrests.
  • Demonstrates proficiency in the use of issued or assigned equipment to include: issued firearm, ASP, Taser, OC, PBT, camera, patrol rifle, mobile date terminal, less-than-lethal munitions, and patrol shield.

Qualifications

High School diploma or GED and Vocational/Technical training in law enforcement required; supplemented by one year of law enforcement experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job. Must successfully complete required law enforcement training. Must possess and maintain a valid Virginia driver's license.

How to Apply

If you are interested in becoming a member of the Manassas City Police Department, please complete an online application by visiting: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/manassas/jobs/1601810/police-recruit?page=2&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

The eight step hiring process includes:

  1. Complete Online Application
  2. Supplemental Questionnaire
  3. Physical Agility Exam
  4. Personal History Statement
  5. Background Interview
  6. Polygraph Exam
  7. Psychological Exam
  8. Final Interview

This position is open until filled and the vacancy may close without notice.

Equal Opportunity Employer: The City of Manassas prohibits discrimination against any person in any practice or procedure relating to hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, training, fringe benefits, and other aspects of employment on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, marital status, age, religion, political affiliation, disability which is unrelated to a person’s occupational qualifications, or any other non-merit factor which is not a bona fide occupational qualification. Reasonable accommodations which do not impose an undue hardship are available to qualified applicants and employees with disabilities, as defined in the Americans with Disabilities Act, during the recruitment process and during employment.

 

More Information

For more information about Manassas City Police Department, go to: Manassas City Police Department

Police Officer (Auxiliary) | Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police
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Police Officer (Auxiliary)

Location: Occoquan, VA

Agency

Occoquan Police Department

Deadline

Open until filled.

Job Description / Responsibilities

The Auxiliary Police Officer performs general police work in the protection of life and property through the enforcement of laws and ordinances. Work in this position normally consists of routine patrol, traffic control duties, and/or special event details. Essential functions include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Patrols the Town to preserve law and order, to identify and solve problems, to prevent and discover the commission of crimes, to serve the public and to direct traffic and enforce the motor vehicle law.
  • Operates in accordance with all applicable Federal, State and Town rules, regulations and General Orders.
  • Answers calls and complaints involving fire, automobile accidents, neighborhood disturbances and other misdemeanor and felony crimes.
  • Testifies in court.
  • Attends regular in-service training classes to maintain state certification.
  • Performs crime prevention activities.
  • Work a minimum of 4 special events per year.

Salary
This is an uncompensated/no benefits volunteer position.

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must possess current DCJS certification as a Law Enforcement Officer;
  • Must be 21 years of age;
  • Must be a high school graduate or equivalent;
  • Must be a U.S. citizen;
  • Must possess a valid Virginia driver's license with a good driving record;
  • Must pass a background investigation with no felony or misdemeanor convictions involving moral turpitude or domestic violence; and
  • Be in good physical condition.

Applicants must successfully complete oral interviews, background investigation, drug screen, and may be required to complete a medical examination or psychological evaluation as required by the Town.

How to Apply

Submit cover letter and résumé to:

Occoquan Police Department
Attention:  Chief A. Linn
P.O. Box 195
Occoquan, VA 22125

Visit the Town of Occoquan website at www.occoquanva.gov or Contact the Chief of Police at 703-491-1918 for more information.

More Information

The Town of Occoquan is an equal opportunity employer that values and welcomes diversity in our workforce. To this end, we encourage all qualified persons to apply.  Only applicants being considered for this position will be contacted back for further consideration.

Campus Police Officer (Part-Time) | Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police
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Campus Police Officer (Part-Time)

Location: Bridgewater, VA

Agency

Bridgewater College Police Department

Deadline

Open until filled.

Job Description / Responsibilities

Bridgewater College Campus Police and Safety Office is accepting applications for a part-time police officer. Must be flexible and willing to work rotating shifts weekends. Salary commensurate with training & experience. 

Bridgewater College was founded in 1880 as the first coeducational college in Virginia and has an educational philosophy of developing the whole person and equipping students to become leaders with a strong sense of personal accountability and civic responsibility. The College offers 63 majors and minors, 29 concentrations and emphases, pre-professional programs, dual degree programs, teacher education and certification, and its first graduate program in athletic training.  Bridgewater’s growing enrollment includes students from 30 states and eight countries. The College is a member of NCAA Division III and the Old Dominion Athletic Conference, and sponsors 22 intercollegiate athletic teams and an equestrian team that competes in the IHSA.

The beautiful and vibrant 300-acre residential campus includes an equestrian center and is located in the town of Bridgewater in the midst of the Shenandoah Valley. It is conveniently situated to provide easy access to both Washington D.C. and Richmond, each only two hours away. The area is a desirable locale for people who enjoy sports and outdoor activities. An excellent school system, a healthy business environment, the state's lowest crime rate, and the natural beauty of the region draw many graduates back to the area. The College enjoys tremendous support from the local community.

Job Summary

Patrols Bridgewater College campus and properties to investigate disturbances, protect life & property; & report safety hazards. Operates communication & police equipment. Enforces laws, including College policies and parking regulations, within jurisdictional boundaries. Control crowds, traffic, parking & pedestrians during special functions, escorts visitors & dignitaries; responds to emergencies. Prepares reports; conducts initial investigations & secures evidence; serves legal papers; testifies in court and at hearings. Excellent interpersonal skills in communicating with students, faculty, staff and the general public.

Qualifications

  • Certification as a police officer in Virginia required. Previous campus police experience preferred
  • Valid Virginia driver's license required with excellent driving record
  • Ability to apply & interpret laws & regulations & to perform investigations required
  • Understanding of and appreciation for the role of law enforcement on a college campus required
  • General Information

How to Apply

Please complete our online application and attach a cover letter, resume and include the names and contact information (email and mobile phone) for three references.

Deadline: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled.

More Information

For additional information, contact .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Bridgewater College is an equal opportunity provider, committed to employing a diverse faculty and staff, and actively seeks applications from women, minorities, and other persons from traditionally under-represented groups.

Police Officer | Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police
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Police Officer

Location: Charlottesville, VA

Agency

Charlottesville Police Department

Deadline

Open until filled.

Job Description / Responsibilities

The Charlottesville Police Department invites applications for the position of Police Officer. Certified officers are encouraged to apply.

A Police Officer protects and defends citizens and the Constitution as well as personal and private property, enforces criminal and traffic law, serves warrants and makes arrests, generally under the supervision of a first line supervisor; performs related work as required.

Essential Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Knows the citizens of assigned patrol area and crime and traffic problems;
  • Provides information to citizens relating to Crime Prevention;
  • On an assigned shift, operates a patrol vehicle or walks in an assigned area to observe for violations of traffic laws, suspicious activities or persons and disturbances of law and order;
  • Responds to radio dispatches and answers calls and complaints;
  • Issues summonses for parking and traffic violation;
  • Serves warrants and makes arrests, maintains warrant records;
  • Testifies in court;
  • Provides police escorts;
  • Directs traffic;
  • Operates van in the transportation of prisoners or large recovered or confiscated properties;
  • Reports unsafe condition existing in street or other public facilities;
  • Assists with criminal investigations, conducts stakeouts, assists with the installation of surveillance equipment by presenting evidence, interviewing victims and witnesses;
  • Prepares detailed reports;
  • Performs related tasks as required.

Salary
Hourly: $19.38 - $28.84 // Annually: $40,310.00 - $59,977.63

Hiring amount is $19.38 hourly ($40,310.00 annually) or higher depending upon qualifications.

Qualifications

Education:
High School Diploma or GED equivalency required.

Experience:
None required.

Disqualifying Factors:

  •    Age less than 21 at time of hire (must be at least 20 years and 6 months of age at time application is submitted)
  •    Drug convictions
  •    DUI convictions in the past 5 years
  •    Felony convictions
  •    Inability to obtain a Virginia driver's license
  •    Lack of U.S. citizenship
  •    Lack of a high school diploma or GED

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Driving record with positive points and no accidents
  • College degree or relevant coursework
  • Department of Criminal Justice Services certification
  • Military experience with honorable discharge
  • Police or corrections experience
  • Proficiency in a language other than English

Special Requirements:

  • Prior to employment, candidates must pass all phases of the screening process, to include a Physical Agility Test, written examination, physical and psychological evaluation; polygraph examination; background check including but not limited to references, criminal history check, and DMV check; pre-employment drug testing. 
  • Employees must also sign a no-smoking contract.

Skills:
Requires the knowledge of or ability to obtain the knowledge of police methods, practices and procedures; general knowledge of the geography of the City and location of important buildings; general knowledge of the rules and regulations of the Police Department; ability to understand and carry out oral and written instruction and to prepare clear concise reports; ability to deal courteously but firmly with the public; ability to analyze situations and to adopt quick, effective and reasonable courses of a action with due regard to surrounding hazards and circumstances; skill in the use of firearms and the operation of motor vehicles.

Physical Conditions & Work Contacts:
Routinely works driving a government vehicle, often works outdoors in differing weather conditions and at times in highway directing traffic and pedestrians and often coming in close contact with the general public. Work can be physically demanding.

How to Apply

APPLY ONLINE

Position is open until filled.

Once applications are reviewed by the department, applicants will be invited to physical and written testing. A practice physical agility test will be available, times and dates to be determined. Qualified candidates will be provided further testing information by email.

All requests for special accommodations due to disability will be considered, but must be made in writing, must arrive no later than two weeks after your application was submitted, and must include verification of disability and state the form of accommodation which is requested. This request must be sent to:

.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

OR

Galloway Beck
Director of Human Resources
City of Charlottesville
605 East Main Street
P.O. Box 911
Charlottesville, VA 22902

Please visit the department website to learn more. http://www.charlottesville.org

More Information

Individuals required to register with Selective Service must show proof of registration as a condition of employment (pursuant to Section 2.2-2804, Code of Virginia.) The City requires pre-employment drug testing for all positions. Applicants selected for positions that require driving will be asked to provide a certified copy of their DMV driving record and must meet The City�s driving eligibility requirements.

The City of Charlottesville is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minority and disabled individuals are encouraged to apply. The City of Charlottesville will make reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities.

You will be asked to provide proof of identity and eligibility for work in the U.S. in accordance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act.

Police Officer (Lateral) | Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police
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Police Officer (Lateral)

Location: Salisbury, NC

Agency

Salisbury (NC) Police Department

Deadline

Open until filled.

Job Description / Responsibilities

Salisbury NC Police are accepting applications for lateral officer. SPD is a full service police department with CID, SRO, Community Services, SRT, and K9 positions.  

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: enforcing North Carolina General Statutes, working closely with neighborhood groups, preparing and presenting court testimony, and writing clear and concise incident reports. Excellent opportunity for advancement and career development. 

Salary & Benefits

  • Base hiring pay – $34,223.
  • After one year – 5% increase to $35,935.
  • 1% longevity bonus.
  • Sign-on bonus:
    • Prior NC law enforcement service with current BLET — $5,000 after six months employment.
    • Prior OUT-OF-STATE law enforcement service — $3000 after six months employment, $2000 at time of passing abbreviated BLET.
      Out-of-state certifications are recognized by North Carolina with some restrictions.

Lateral Transfers:
The formula for calculating increased base pay for law enforcement experience, no matter state of certification, is:

  • Base salary, plus 1% for each year of service. Up to 20 years of credible law enforcement service, so someone could be brought in as much as 20% higher than entry level officers.
  • Educational Incentives:
    • Associate’s degree - $1000 added to base pay
    • Bachelor’s degree - $2000 added to base pay
    • Master’s Degree - $2500 added to base pay
  • Bilingual Pay: 2.5% added to base pay
  • Career Development Incentives:
    • When an officer reaches 18 months service, after a written test they can be elevated to Police Officer 2 with a 5% pay increase from Police Officer based pay.
    • When an officer reaches 5 years of service, after a written test they can be elevated to Master Officer with a 5% pay increase from Police Officer 2
    • When an officer reaches the rank of Master Officer, several are chosen as fill in supervisors with a rank of Corporal, which adds 2.5% to the base pay of Master Officer.
  • Take Home Vehicle with restrictions to inside county.

Qualifications

The applicant must be at least 20 years of age, be a U.S. citizen, have a high school diploma or equivalent, possess a valid N.C. driver’s license or the ability to obtain, and have no felony convictions. Cannot have been convicted of DUI, DWI, or certain misdemeanors. 

How to Apply

Applicants will be required to submit to a thorough background investigation, a psychological evaluation, a polygraph examination, a physical fitness test and a medical examination that includes a drug-screening test.

Interested officers may apply by going to: https://munis.salisburync.gov/MSS/employmentopportunities/default.aspx

More Information

Position Flyer: http://www.salisburync.gov/Departments/HumanResources/Documents/Police%20Officer%20I.pdf

Phone: 704-638-5217 or 704-638-5355

University Police Officers | Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police
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University Police Officers

Location: Richmond, VA

Agency

Virginia Union University Police Department

Deadline

Open until filled.

Job Description / Responsibilities

Virginia Union University is accepting applications or full-time police officers.

Responsibilities: The successful applicant will be responsible for conducting patrols (vehicle and foot), answer calls for service, respond to alarm calls, enforce all federal, state and local laws, enforce traffic rules and regulations, make arrests, testify in court, provide security during special events and conduct dignitary protection.

In addition, officers will serve as a member of a community policing team that employs problem-solving strategies for addressing crime and safety problems; performs patrol duties including but not limited to responding to calls for service or crimes, investigating violations of law or university rules, preparing written reports, enforcing parking and traffic rules, engaging in crowd and traffic control, patrolling and inspecting buildings and facilities for safety or law enforcement concerns, and coordinating with higher authority on special traffic, law enforcement or safety concerns; enters reports into a computer; performs extensive computer work; performs other related duties as assigned.

Compensation: $32,000 per year with benefits.

Qualifications

Preferred:

  • Virginia DCJS certified police officer
  • One year or more of police experience
  • No felony or domestic violence convictions
  • Excellent driving record
  • Some college credit hours
  • Knowledge of Title IX
  • Knowledge of The Clery Act
  • Crisis Intervention training (CIT)

How to Apply

Application Process: The selected applicant must submit to a background investigation. Review of candidate materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications should include a résumé with three references, including contact information and a cover letter.

Inquiries and applications should be directed to:

Virginia Union University
Director, Human Resources
1500 N. Lombardy St.
Richmond, VA 23220

or, e-mailed to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

More Information

Please call (804) 257-5841 if any questions.

VUU is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative-Action Institution committed to cultural, racial and ethnic communities and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Police Officer | Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police
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Police Officer

Location: Colonial Beach, VA

Agency

Colonial Beach Police Department

Deadline

Open until filled.

Job Description / Responsibilities

The Colonial Beach Police Department is now accepting applications for the position of Police Officer. Duties entail full police services to the community. The Town of Colonial Beach sits on the southern bank of the Potomac River and is a small community in Virginia’s picturesque Northern Neck. The town of 3,700 year round residents doubles and triples during summer months; especially on Holiday weekends and during several festivals that take place from May to early October each year.

The Town offers an excellent benefits package for full-time employees. Full-time officers residing within reasonable mileage from the town will be considered for take home vehicles.

Qualifications

Candidates must meet the minimum employment criteria set forth in §15.2-1705 of the Code of Virginia. Current Virginia Law Enforcement Certification and experience is preferred but not a prerequisite. 

How to Apply

Applications are available at the Colonial Beach Police Department, 907 McKinney Blvd., or Town Hall, 315 Douglas Avenue, Colonial Beach, VA  22443.  Applications are also available online at www.colonialbeachva.net.

More Information

For additional information, please contact Captain Mark Russo at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Police Sergeant | Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police
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Police Sergeant

Location: Dumfries, VA

Agency

Dumfries Police Department

Deadline

Open until filled.

Job Description / Responsibilities

The Town of Dumfries has three (3) total Sergeant positions

Pay is $55,000 and a standard benefits package that includes VRS LEO retirement and employee fully funded health insurance.

Certified Officers will be offered a hiring bonus.

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:

  1. Possess an Associate's Degree (or higher level of education) in law enforcement subject matter (Criminology, etc).
  2. Experience as a law enforcement supervisor (preferred).
  3. Current Virginia DCJS certification (preferred).
  4. Must have a valid VA Driver's License at the time of employment start date.
  5. Must be a Citizen of the United States.
  6. Must be 21 years of age.
  7. Must not have been convicted of any felony.

How to Apply

Posted: October 3, 2016
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Submit cover letter, résumé, and Dumfries Police Department Application to:

Mayor Freeman
John Wilmer Porter Building
17755 Main Street
Dumfries, VA 22026

Contact Mayor Foreman at (703) 221-3400 or visit the Town of Dumfries website at www.dumfriesva.gov for an application.  The application is located in the Employment section.

** Be sure to print, complete, and submit the “Dumfries Police Department Application” and not the general "Employment Application".**

Applicants must successfully complete:

  1. Physical Agility Test (waived for current VA DCJS Certification);
  2. Polygraph Examination;
  3. Psychological Examination;
  4. Physical Examination (to include a Drug Screen);
  5. Credit Check;
  6. Extensive background investigation (i.e. criminal background check, driver transcript review, etc.).
Police Officer | Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police
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Police Officer

Location: Dumfries, VA

Agency

Dumfries Police Department

Deadline

Open until filled.

Job Description / Responsibilities

The Town of Dumfries has nine (9) total Officer positions. Persons who are interested must submit a completed application to the police department.  Résumés should be attached to the application.

Pay is $46,500 and a standard benefits package that includes VRS LEO retirement and employee fully funded health insurance.

Certified Officers will be offered a hiring bonus.

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:

  1. Must be a Citizen of the United States;
  2. Must be 21 years of age;
  3. Must be a high school graduate or equivalent;
  4. Must have a valid VA Driver’s License at the time of employment start date;
  5. Must not have been convicted of any felony.

 

How to Apply

Posted: October 3, 2016
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Submit cover letter, résumé, and Dumfries Police Department Application to:

Mayor Foreman
John Wilmer Porter Building
17755 Main Street
Dumfries, VA 22026

Contact Mayor Foreman at  (703) 221-3400 or visit the Town of Dumfries website at www.dumfriesva.gov for an application or if you have questions.  The application is located in the Employment section.

** Be sure to print, complete, and submit the “Dumfries Police Department Application” and not the general EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION.**

Applicants must successfully complete:

  1. Physical Agility Test;
  2. Polygraph Examination;
  3. Psychological Examination;
  4. Physical Examination (to include a Drug Screen);
  5. Credit Check;
  6. Extensive background investigation (i.e. criminal background check, driver transcript review, etc.).

More Information

If you have additional questions, contact the Chief of Police at 703-221-1111.

Police Officer | Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police
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Police Officer

Location: Front Royal, VA

Agency

Front Royal Police Department

Deadline

Open until filled.

Job Description / Responsibilities

Full-time Police Officer – Lateral Transfer

The Front Royal Police Department is accepting applications for sworn police officers who are currently Virginia DCJS certified. Employment applicants must meet the minimum qualifications to continue in the hiring process.  All applications are evaluated in a multi-step review process to determine which applicants will continue in the selection process.

The Front Royal Police Department is a full-service department.

Salary & Benefits

  • $39,000 - $42,640 annually, commensurate with training and experience.
  • Paid overtime at a rate of time and one-half
  • Benefits including Group Health Insurance, Membership in VRS with LEOS supplement.
  • Master Police Officer career development program
  • All uniforms and equipment are furnished by the department

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Be a non-probationary officer/deputy with current Virginia law enforcement certification that is issued by the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services or separated in good standing from a law enforcement agency within the last three (3) years.
  • Have a minimum of two (2) years of certified law enforcement experience performing police patrol duties in a full-time capacity at a recognized law enforcement agency.
  • Able to work 12-hour permanent shift
  • Good physical condition

How to Apply

Selection Process:
Qualified applicants will be responsible for completing several steps to be considered for employment:

  1. Completion of a Personal History Statement
  2. Oral Interview(s)
  3. Comprehensive background investigation to include a polygraph
  4. Post-offer medical physical exam, drug screen, and psychological evaluation.

A resume may accompany your application, but is not accepted in lieu of a completed Town of Front Royal employment application.

To apply please go online to www.frontroyalva.com/jobs or to the Employment Application Kiosk located in the Town Administration Building, 102 E. Main Street, 2nd Floor, Front Royal, Virginia.

Front Royal is an equal opportunity employer and encourages all qualified persons to apply.

Law Enforcement Officer I, Part-Time (Campus Police) | Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police
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Law Enforcement Officer I, Part-Time (Campus Police)

Location: Lynchburg, VA

Agency

Central Virginia Community College Campus Police

Deadline

Open until filled.

Job Description / Responsibilities

This position will maintain safety and security on campus. Will enforce the laws of the Commonwealth. Will respond to medical emergencies, accidents, alarms, and participate in drills and exercises. Will conduct interviews, take statements, submit reports, recover and record evidence and lost and found items, and maintain confidentiality.

Salary
Pay Band UG — Hourly/Wage, Non-Faculty (W-1)

More information at http://www.cvcc.vccs.edu/Human%20Resources/Employment/default.aspx

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must have knowledge of the proper application, procedures, and methods to enforce all state laws, local ordinances, and college rules and regulations.
  • Must be skilled in the use of police equipment, including fire arms.
  • Must have strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills within a diverse population.
  • Must have knowledge of life-saving procedures.
  • Must maintain confidentiality and be able work independently.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age and be a high school graduate or the equivalent.
  • Must possess a valid Virginia Driver’s License with a good driving record.
  • Must have a current law enforcement officer certification through the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services.

Special Requirements:
Selected candidate will be required to submit to a comprehensive background check to include but not limited to fingerprinting, credit history, drug screening and polygraph examination.

How to Apply

Apply online at https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/postings/49946.

Special Instructions to Applicants
The offer of an interview is primarily based on the information provided on the application, “see resume” is not an acceptable response to any question. Submitting an incomplete state application, or an application lacking in detail, may result in your non-selection.

If you have trouble uploading your unofficial transcripts or you have to order official transcripts from your college or university, attach a MS Word document stating transcripts are being emailed, (with position title in the subject line) OR being sent via US postal service. FAXED TRANSCRIPTS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

More Information

Contact: Chief Russell Dove
Phone: 434-832-7786
Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Central Virginia Community College Campus Police — http://cvcc.vccs.edu/Security/
3506 Wards Road
Lynchburg, VA  24502-2498
Main Phone: 434-832-7611

Court Baliff | Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police
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Court Baliff

Location: Hanover County, VA

Agency

Hanover County Sheriff’s Office

Deadline

Open until filled.

Job Description / Responsibilities

GENERAL DEFINITION OF WORK: Performs responsible protective service and human support work in providing security in the court rooms; does related work as required; work is performed under regular supervision.

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES: (Illustrative only) Ensures the security and order of courtrooms prior to and during court sessions; transports and supervises the movement of prisoners to and from court, secures in holding cells; transports prisoners to other jails and institutions; removes unruly individuals from the courtroom; searches courtroom for contraband and inmates for unauthorized possession prior to court appearance; files reports; responds and carries out all orders of the Judge; serves summons, notices, warrants and capias. In addition, each sworn officer in the Hanover County Sheriff's Office must maintain the ability to perform the essential job functions of a sworn law enforcement officer as described under the "Deputy Sheriff - Patrol" job description, regardless of their current assignment (i.e., Investigative Division, Administrative Division).

Salary
$37,798. Excellent benefits package.

Qualifications

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: General knowledge of court procedures; ability to exercise tact and judgement in handling visitors of the court and in maintaining the behavior of prisoners; ability to follow oral and written instruction; ability to develop skill in the use of firearms; general knowledge of police methods, practices and procedures; knowledge of the geography of the County; ability to analyze situations and adopt quick, effective and reasonable courses of action.

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school and ability to successfully complete the appropriate training as prescribed by the Commonwealth of Virginia for this position. Possession of all requirements as prescribed by state regulations. Possession of a valid driver's permit issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia.

APPLICANTS MUST BE:

  • 21 years of age or older,
  • a US citizen,
  • possess a high school diploma or equivalent,
  • have minimum vision of 20/100 correctable to 20/40,
  • possess a valid driver’s license,
  • successfully pass a written test,
  • oral review board,
  • polygraph examination,
  • comprehensive background investigation,
  • psychological evaluation,
  • physical agility test,
  • physical exam
  • an interview with the Sheriff.

How to Apply

Apply online www.hanoversheriff.com

EOE

Patrol Deputy | Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police
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Patrol Deputy

Location: Hanover County, VA

Agency

Hanover County Sheriff’s Office

Deadline

Open until filled.

Job Description / Responsibilities

GENERAL DEFINITION OF WORK: Under direction, provides law enforcement services and protection for our community - Hanover County; on an assigned shift, operates a patrol vehicle to observe for violations of traffic laws, suspicious activities and disturbances of law; takes appropriate action upon observation of these activities. This work involves an element of personal danger.

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES: (Illustrative only) Patrols an assigned area and detects violations of traffic and criminal law and suspicious activity; responds to radio calls for service; serves warrants and makes arrests; handles domestic disturbances and a variety of citizen complaints; directs traffic as necessary; investigates automobile accidents; conducts criminal investigations; prepares detailed reports; testifies in court; assists disabled motorists; assists other agencies as necessary.

Salary
$41,719; upon successful completion of basic academy and field training salary will increase to $43,825. Excellent benefits package.


 

Qualifications

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Working knowledge of modern police methods, practices and procedures; knowledgeable of applicable federal, state, and County laws and ordinances; knowledgeable of the County's geography and the location of important buildings and landmarks; knowledgeable of the Sheriff's Office's Standard Operating Procedures, Rules and Regulations, and Executive Orders. Skilled in handing a variety of stressful and dangerous situations, managing them toward positive resolutions; skilled in the operation and handling of law enforcement equipment; Skilled in interviewing techniques; skilled in the preparation of detailed reports. Ability to interpret and follow oral and written instructions; ability to deal courteously but firmly with the public; ability to rapidly analyze situations and make sound decisions with due regard to surrounding hazards and circumstances; ability to maintain physical agility and endurance.

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school and ability to successfully complete the appropriate training as prescribed by the Commonwealth of Virginia for this position. Possession of all requirements as prescribed by state regulations. Possession of a valid driver's permit issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia.

APPLICANTS MUST BE:

  • 21 years of age or older,
  • a U.S citizen,
  • possess a high school diploma or equivalent,
  • have minimum vision of 20/100 correctable to 20/40,
  • possess a valid driver’s license,
  • successfully pass a written test,
  • oral review board,
  • polygraph examination,
  • comprehensive background investigation,
  • psychological evaluation,
  • physical agility test,
  • physical exam,
  • interview with the Sheriff

How to Apply

Apply online www.hanoversheriff.com

EOE

Law Enforcement Officer - Certified | Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police
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Law Enforcement Officer - Certified

Location: Fairfax, VA

Agency

Northern Virginia Community College (NVCC) Police Department

Deadline

Open until filled.

Job Description / Responsibilities

Basic Functions
The job of a police officer is demanding and challenging, and requires more than just the ability to fire a weapon and chase down suspects! Besides the physical skills needed to be an effective officer, police officers need diplomacy, ethics, self discipline, and a good amount of human compassion. Their job involves assisting those in need, negotiating arguments and exercising patience, so it takes a well-balanced person to effectively hold a police officer’s job. Does this describe you?

NOVA is seeking to hire officers to fill high profile positions dedicated to keeping the NOVA College community crime and violence free! Your position will be dedicated to protecting the safety and property of the students, staff and visitors and keeping law and order in the community.

Through crime prevention activities, patrol, through investigation of all reported and suspected criminal activity, and through the enforcement of State laws. Dedicated officers will accomplish law and order by patrol efforts, by possible shift rotation, by interacting with the public in a fair and impartial manner regardless of situation, and by enforcing the laws and regulations through use of the same upstanding police powers as found in all other police departments in cities, towns, and counties in the Commonwealth.

Duties and Responsibilities
The job of a police officer is demanding and challenging, and requires more than just the ability to fire a weapon and chase down suspects! Besides the physical skills needed to be an effective officer, police officers need diplomacy, ethics, self discipline, and a good amount of human compassion. Their job involves assisting those in need, negotiating arguments and exercising patience, so it takes a well-balanced person to effectively hold a police officer’s job. Does this describe you?

NOVA is seeking to hire officers to fill high profile positions dedicated to keeping the NOVA College community crime and violence free! Your position will be dedicated to protecting the safety and property of the students, staff and visitors and keeping law and order in the community.

Through crime prevention activities, patrol, through investigation of all reported and suspected criminal activity, and through the enforcement of State laws. Dedicated officers will accomplish law and order by patrol efforts, by possible shift rotation, by interacting with the public in a fair and impartial manner regardless of situation, and by enforcing the laws and regulations through use of the same upstanding police powers as found in all other police departments in cities, towns, and counties in the Commonwealth.

Frequent operation of a State Vehicle.

Salary Range
$24,969.00 - $55,885.00

Qualifications

** PLEASE NOTE: This Position is for individuals who currently have a DCJS Certification. **

Minimum Qualifications
Required Education/Experience — High School Diploma; 21 years of age; American citizenship; Passes thorough background investigation in order to qualify for appointment as a police officer; HS degree or equivalent; Licensed driver with clean driving record; DCJS certification.

Preferred Qualifications
College Degree is desired.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
We are looking for loyal men and women with the ability to follow instructions, good oral and written communication skills and computer literacy skills. You must have the instinctive ability to demonstrate and understand the laws of the Commonwealth, local ordinances and College policies through performance of daily tasks. You must have the ability to testify in court proceedings.

How to Apply

Position is open until filled.

Background Check
The selected candidate’s offer is contingent upon the successful completion of an extensive criminal background investigation, which may include: fingerprint checks, local agency checks, employment verification, verification of education, credit checks (relevant to employment), and other checks requested by the VCCS and NOVA such as I-9 and E-Verify requirements. Additionally, selected candidates may be required to complete the Commonwealth’s Statement of Economic Interest.

Required Documents
Résumé

Optional Documents
Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Certificate

Supplemental Questions

  • Have you ever been convicted of a Felony?  Yes | No
  • Are you currently certified by DCJS, as a Law Enforcement Officer in VIRGINA?  Yes | No
  • Have you ever been certified as a Law enforcement officer in Virginia?  Yes | No
  • Are you currently certified as a Law Enforcement Officer in another state?  Yes | No
  • Have you ever been convicted of a misdemeanor?  Yes | No

APPLY ONLINE at https://nvcc.peopleadmin.com/postings/15565

Police Officer | Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police
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Police Officer

Location: Suffolk, VA

Agency

Suffolk Police Department

Deadline

Open until filled.

Job Description / Responsibilities

DESCRIPTION

Under general supervision performs general and specialized law enforcement work for the City Police Department. Work involves protecting lives, property, and rights of the public; investigating criminal activity; serving criminal process papers; and assisting in community functions. Employee is also responsible for preparing files, reports and records and testifying in court. Employee must exercise tact and firmness in frequent public contact. Employee is expected to exercise independent judgment and initiative in performing assigned tasks. The employee is subject to the usual hazards of law enforcement work.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Job functions may vary based on area of assignment within the Police Department, but may include any of the following:

  • Patrols an assigned area of the City using a police vehicle to detect and deter criminal activities; monitors radio calls; inspects troublesome areas and checks security of business establishments; answers complaint calls and investigates crimes and disturbances; interviews witnesses; gathers evidence and transports to the lab; interrogates suspects and makes arrests; prepares investigation reports.

  • Serves legal papers such as summons and warrants and civil process papers; explains briefly the meaning of the papers served and makes arrests when necessary.

  • Must be able to provide credible testimony in a court of law.

  • Prepares various reports and forms such as case files, offense reports, accident reports, tow sheets and cards, property vouchers, lab requests, etc.

  • Receives and handles citizen complaints and inquiries.

  • Transports prisoners and mental patients as required; serves mental papers.

  • Investigates accidents; performs first aid; secures and clears accident scenes; directs traffic; investigates fatalities of accidents.

  • Investigates misdemeanor and felony crimes; conducts building checks; reports traffic hazards.

  • Processes minor crime scenes including collecting, packaging, and vouchering evidence, photographing, and sketching; prepares felony case reports.

  • Monitors vehicle speeds with radar; conducts criminal and driving checks; issues summons for violations; operates breathalyzer machine.

  • Conducts surveillance using relevant techniques.

  • Assists State and Federal agencies in conducting various investigations; prepares affidavits and search warrants; testifies in court.

  • Teaches programs based on topic areas of assigned units; prepares visual aids, lesson plans, handouts, etc.; participates in extracurricular activities; builds a rapport with program participants to accomplish program intent.

  • Performs duties relating to the recruitment of new officers; coordinates and participates in training sessions; administers physical agility tests; coordinates appointments for oral review board, polygraph and employment physicals; conducts background checks.

  • Answers confidential "crime line" public access phone for reporting crime and other information; provides reports to crime stoppers international; maintains records of calls received and numbers calls; meets with Board on approval of the "crime line".

  • Acts as media contact; provides interviews and materials to the media; attends major media functions.

  • Orders and issues uniforms and equipment for departmental personnel.

  • Processing arrest information; notes warrant has been executed; updates communications division files.

  • Retrieves warrants from magistrate's office and the courts; assigns warrant number; logs warrants in warrant book; prepares card for communications division files; files warrants; purges felony and misdemeanor warrants as required by law; executes state and local criminal warrants.

  • Coordinates policing efforts with civic leagues and community groups; attends civic league and PTA meetings; participates in community functions; acts as liaison between schools and Police Department.

  • Monitors interior and exterior of school buildings; develops a rapport between police and students to deter crime in schools.

  • Prepares brochures and other documents to promote the Police Department.

  • Counsels teachers, students, parents, etc.; maintains security during school events.

  • Teaches boating safety and conducts marine patrol.

ADDITIONAL DUTIES

  • Escorts funeral processions, parade, public figures and other special assignments; coordinates traffic patterns.

  • May investigate communicable diseases and exposure; coordinates initial and follow up medical care for exposed employees; maintains medical records, testing, and training.

  • May assist disabled motorists with simple repair work such as changing flat tires, unlocking doors, or by contacting others for assistance; may provide directions, answer simple inquiries, etc.

  • Reports unsafe conditions in city streets, sidewalks, public facilities, etc.

  • May participate in special public information programs such as seat belt safety campaigns, child fingerprinting projects, etc.; speaks at public and community functions; prepares classes for community participation.

  • Notifies next of kin of deaths and accidents.

  • Trains and supervises new officers in the field; may act as general instructor for the Police  Academy.

  • Maintains police vehicle and issued equipment; maintains proficiency in skilled use of firearms.

  • Performs other related work as required.

SALARY

$35,083/Year

Qualifications

TYPICAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduation from high school, or GED
  • Must possess a valid driver's license.
  • Applicants who have successfully passed the initial application process will be testing on the next test date following your application submission.  The location of the agility test and written examination will be emailed approximately one week prior to test date.

    
SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION

  • Must pass the Basic Law Enforcement test as administered through an accredited police academy within 1 year of employment. Must complete 40 hours of in service training every two years.
  • High school graduation or GED.
  • Applicants must be 20 years and 6 months of age at the time of application; able to possess a firearm in the Commonwealth of Virginia; and able to pass a comprehensive background screening, including:
    • A comprehensive medical examination by a licensed physician.
    • A psychological examination conducted and interpreted by a licensed psychologist or psychiatrist.
    • A background investigation conducted according to guidelines set forth by the City of Suffolk for its Police Department employees.
    • A polygraph examination conducted by a qualified polygraph examiner.
  • Successful completion of any compulsory minimum training standards for Police Officer I as required by regulations established in accordance with the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services Board.
  • Must possess valid Driver's License, with -3 or higher point value.

DISQUALIFICATION

Automatic Disqualifying Factors for Sworn & Non-Sworn Applicants — The following list includes all items for which an application for a sworn and non-sworn position will be automatically disqualified.

  • Criminal History:
    • Conviction of any felony.
    • Conviction of domestic violence.
    • Conviction of any Class 1 or 2 misdemeanor (or the Virginia State Law equivalent) within the last five years, excluding traffic violations (minor offenses may be looked at on a case by case basis).
    • Any involvement in the sale of or distribution of illegal drugs.
    • Illegal possession of a schedule I or II drug or any derivative thereof within the last fifteen years (excluding marijuana).
    • Illegal use and/or possession of anabolic steroids within the last five years.
    • Illegal use of any drug classified as a hallucinogen.
    • Illegal use or possession of marijuana or hashish within the last twelve months.
    • Embezzlement or misappropriation of funds from a former employer.
  • Visible tattoos, brands, scarifications or other body modifications anywhere on the face, head, neck or hands (including fingers):
    • Tattoos or brands on visible areas of the body must not exceed 50% of the surface area of each of these specific areas covered. The specific visible areas are defined as from the elbow to the wrist and from knee to the ankle.
    • Full sleeve tattoos are prohibited
  • Founded child abuse or neglect.
  • Any discharge other than "Honorable Discharge" from the military.
  • Driving History:
    • Four or more negative points on a Virginia Operator's license (or the equivalent for out of state residents). Points may be negated by attending defensive driving school offered by the DMV prior to the initial testing.
    • Conviction of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol (within past five years).
    • Multiple convictions of DUI.
    • Refusal to take a blood or breath test (within past five years).
    • Eluding police (within past five years).
    • Leaving the scene of an accident (within past five years).
    • Suspension or revocation of license or conviction of reckless driving within the last twelve months.
    • No valid driver's license and/or inability to obtain a Virginia license.
  • Other:
    • Crimes of moral turpitude (lying, cheating, stealing etc.).
    • Two or more bankruptcies.
    • Cheating on any examination or testing associated with this position.
    • Intentional omission or lying on application for this position.
    • Ineligibility to possess a firearm in Virginia.

How to Apply

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT: http://www.suffolkva.us

OR, FILED IN-PERSON/BY MAIL TO:

442 W. Washington Street, Suite 1044
Suffolk, VA 23434


QUESTIONS? Email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Police Officer | Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police
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Police Officer

Location: Franklin, VA

Agency

Franklin Police Department

Deadline

Open until filled.

Job Description / Responsibilities

The City of Franklin Police Department currently has several openings for Police Officers — both certified and trainees.

Competitive pay and benefits. Entry Level Police Trainee position starts at $43,180/year; upon completion of the Academy and FTO, salary is increased to $45,783/year. The City of Franklin offers a Sign-on Bonus as well.

Qualifications

Requirements:

  • be a U.S. Citizen
  • be 21 years of age
  • pass a physical agility test & mile and a half run
  • written test (certified officers are exempt)
  • possess a valid Virginia Driver's license
  • have no DUI convictions
  • vision of 20/20 or corrected to 20/20
  • weight in proportion to height
  • no convictions of felonies and /or misdemeanors
  • pass an extensive background investigation
  • pass psychological, medical and drug screening
  • possess the ability to speak clearly, hear, analyze, and react quickly to high stress situations

How to Apply

An application packet and information about the application process is available online at http://www.franklinpolice.org/departments/special-operations/recruitment-&-retention/.

More Information

If interested and want more information, please send an email to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or call Sgt. Halverson at 757-562-8684.

Police Officer | Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police
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Police Officer

Location: Bedford, VA

Agency

Bedford Police Department

Deadline

Open until filled.

Job Description / Responsibilities

The Bedford Police Department is seeking applicants for the position of Police Officer. Duties include enforcing the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia as well as ordinances of the Town of Bedford. For a full job description, please click here.

The typical annual starting salary range for the position is $35,350.66 to $38,704.92, depending on experience.

Qualifications

Applicants must

  • possess, or be eligible to obtain, Virginia certification as a law enforcement officer;
  • pass a rigorous background investigation;
  • pass a physical agility test and a written aptitude test;
  • must pass a psychological and a physical examination.

Candidates with current Virginia law enforcement certification or who are currently attending pre-employment certification programs will be given preference. Qualified minority applicants are also strongly encouraged to apply.

How to Apply

Apply to:

Town of Bedford
215 E. Main St.
Bedford, VA 24523

Applications accepted until the position is filled.

Résumés alone are not accepted; additionally, applications alone are not sufficient. An information packet must be picked up and filled out along with the Town of Bedford Employment Application. The packet can be picked up in the Town of Bedford HR Department or at the Police Department (both located at 215 E. Main Street). Packets may also be requested by telephone at (540) 587-6011 or via email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

More Information

The Town of Bedford is an equal opportunity employer that values and welcomes diversity in our workforce. To this end, we strongly encourage all qualified persons to apply.

Police Officer | Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police
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Police Officer

Location: Leesburg, VA

Agency

Leesburg Police Department

Deadline

Open until filled.

Job Description / Responsibilities

This is responsible municipal law enforcement work in the protection of life and property through the enforcement of laws and ordinances. Work involves responsibility for the protection of life and property, prevention of crime, apprehension of criminals and the enforcement of laws and ordinances in a designated area on an assigned shift.

Salary
$53,233.00 - $87,833.00 Annually

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:
Graduation from high school or GED; must be 21 years of age at time of appointment with U.S. Citizenship; possession of a Virginia driver's license; successful completion of basic law enforcement officers training program prescribed by the Commonwealth of Virginia; external consideration for employment above the basic level requires compliance with the Leesburg Police Department's Career Development Program.

Preferred Qualifications:
Virginia Law Enforcement Certification or Criminal Justice degree; bilingual in English/Spanish.

How to Apply

Apply online at http://www.leesburgva.gov/government/departments/human-resources/job-opportunities

Police Officer | Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police
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Police Officer

Location: Orange, VA

Agency

Orange Police Department

Deadline

Open until filled.

Job Description / Responsibilities

TOWN OF ORANGE, VIRGINIA is currently accepting applications for a Police Officer.  Preference will be given to applicants who currently possess Virginia DCJS certification as a Law Enforcement Officer.

Salary & Benefits
The Town of Orange offers an excellent benefit package with health, dental and vision insurance; prime working conditions; and a competitive salary. The Town of Orange also provides the VRS Hazardous Duty Retirement supplement (“LEOS”) with 1.85% multiplier to Police Officers, as well as a comp time buyback program each fall.

Qualifications

Police Officer preference will be given to applicants who currently possess Virginia DCJS certification as a Law Enforcement Officer.

Applicants that progress to the background investigation phase are subject to polygraph testing.

How to Apply

Please submit an application to Wendy J. Chewning, MMC, Town Clerk/Human Resources Director, Town of Orange, 119 Belleview Avenue, Orange, Virginia 22960.

Town Employment Applications are available for print out on the Town’s website at www.townoforangeva.org.  Positions are open until filled.

More Information

For inquiries you may e-mail Lieutenant Kiline Madison at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or telephone at 540-672-1491.  Only applications chosen for an interview can be acknowledged.

EOE.

Campus Police Officer (Part-Time) | Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police
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Campus Police Officer (Part-Time)

Location: Petersburg, VA

Agency

Richard Bland College Department of Campus Safety & Police

Deadline

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.

 

Qualifications

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)

APPLY ONLINE

RICHARD BLAND COLLEGE IS AN AA/EEO EMPLOYER

More Information

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

 

Certified Police Officer | Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police
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Certified Police Officer

Location: Manassas Park, VA

Agency

Manassas Park Police Department

Deadline

Open until filled.

Job Description / Responsibilities

The City of Manassas Park Police Department is accepting applications for certified law enforcement officer.

Manassas Park is an independent jurisdiction in Northern Virginia, approximately 30 miles southwest of Washington, DC. The city borders Prince William County and the City of Manassas. Manassas Park offers citizens an established community along with the prospects of significant future residential and commercial development. The desirable living features such as neighborliness and community pride in a small, progressive city environment add to the city’s charm.

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

  1. Responds to calls for police service and responds to crimes, domestic disputes, disturbances, disputes among neighbors, juveniles, or other incidents; apprehends law breakers as necessary; conducts follow-up investigations of crimes and other incidents, conducts surveillance of areas for suspected or potential criminal activity.

  2. Conducts routine patrols in residential and business areas; maintains contact with businesses and residents to establish good relations.

  3. Provides information and/or assistance to the public, informing citizens of services in the community, or providing referrals to other city, county, or state agencies.

  4. Maintains the peace and safety of the community by quelling public disturbances and maintaining order at group functions.

  5. Provides for the safe and convenient flow of traffic and pedestrians within the community, investigates traffic accidents, enforces traffic violations, promotes vehicular and pedestrian safety, reports unsafe road conditions, and conducts DUI or other investigations.

  6. Issues civil or legal documents such as traffic citations; prepares written reports, forms, and other documents, as required; may testify in civil and criminal court proceedings or give depositions.

  7. Provides specialized police service when trained and assigned such as K-9, Bicycle Patrol, Motorcycle Patrol, or other. 

  8. May perform administrative or specialized functions when trained and assigned such as administrative support services, property and evidence, field and firearms training, public information, athletics, or other.

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

The following are the minimum qualifications to apply:

  • Virginia Law Enforcement Officer Certification
  • High school graduate or possess a valid G.E.D. certification recognized by the Commonwealth of Virginia
  • Possess or can acquire a valid Virginia Operator’s license
  • At least 21 years of age at the date of appointment
  • Illegal drug use will be reviewed with respect to recent use, type of drug and frequency of use
  • Never committed, been involved in, or been convicted of a felony. Misdemeanors will be scrutinized
  • Good character and reputation
  • Ability to perform essential job functions with or without a reasonable accommodation
  • Stable work record
  • Special skills or equipment certification will be required

How to Apply

You may obtain an employment application by going to the following link: http://www.cityofmanassaspark.us/index.php/component/content/article/128-about-manassas-park/city-departments/124-human-resources

If you are interested in becoming a member of our team, please complete an application form and submit it to:

City of Manassas Park - Police Department
Attention: Karen Barton
329 Manassas Dr.
Manassas Park, VA 20111.

(Résumé accepted in lieu of application.)

This position is open until filled and the vacancy may close without notice.

The City of Manassas Park is committed to ensuring diversity in its workplace, and candidates from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

More Information

For more information about Manassas Park Police Department go to: Manassas Park Police Department

For any questions, you may contact Karen Barton at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or 703-361-1136.

Hospital Police Officer | Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police
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Hospital Police Officer

Location: Roanoke, VA

Agency

Carilion Clinic Roanoke Memorial Hospital

Deadline

Open until filled.

Job Description / Responsibilities

This position is located at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital in Roanoke, Virginia.

Carilion Clinic is accepting applications for the position of Hospital Police Officer.  The Department is seeking current Virginia Certified Law Enforcement Officers or applicants eligible to attend and complete such training within one year of being hired.

Qualifications

  • Acceptable driving record with Carilion’s Driving Regulations
  • Be at least 21 years of age
  • Be able to pass a background investigation
  • Meet Virginia’s minimum requirement for law enforcement officers
  • Be able to react quickly to high stress situations

Special Requirements:

  • Computer related skills
  • Good interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills

All of our driving positions will require that you provide a copy of your current driving record.

How to Apply

To be considered for this position, applicants must submit an application on the Carilion Clinic website at www.carilionclinic.org.

More Information

Contact: Jill Lusher
Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Address: 1212 3rd Street, Roanoke, VA 24016

 

Equal Opportunity Employer
Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

 

 

Police Officer (Campus) | Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police
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Police Officer (Campus)

Location: Williamsburg, VA

Agency

The College of William & Mary Police Department

Deadline

Open until filled.

Job Description / Responsibilities

The College of William & Mary is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Police Officer with the William and Mary Police Department. We have identical positions and the intent is to hire multiple candidates from this posting.

Police Officers protect life and property and enforce the laws of the Commonwealth as well as the Rules and Regulations of the College of William and Mary in such a manner as to create an environment conducive to the educational mission of The College of William and Mary.

Job Type: Full-Time, Permanent

Salary Range: U06

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • An ability to evaluate situations and make routine independent decisions under conditions ranging from predetermined to unknown.
  • Ability to exercise significant authority over individuals in the public, to detain and affect arrests. Responsible for investigation of cases, specialized training, and coordination of work within their field of expertise.
  • Sound judgment in the proper application and interpretation of laws and regulations is required. Appropriate interaction with the court, local police and Sheriff’s Office, attorneys and other officials.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively deal with the public under varying and often rapidly evolving situations.
  • An open approach to all situations to consider all aspects and the impact and/or potential outcome.
  • Proficiency with computers and their various applications.
  • Demonstrated ability to read and write, follow written and verbal instructions, prepare reports, and perform essential physical requirements of the job and during inclement weather conditions.
  • Ability to successfully complete a specified law enforcement training program within 1 year of hire.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain certification in CPR and First AID.
  • Education or Training – High School graduate or equivalent

How to Apply

For more information and to submit an application/resume’ please visit the following website: https://jobs.wm.edu/postings/19854

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Master Police Officer (University Police) | Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police
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Master Police Officer (University Police)

Location: Fairfax, VA

Agency

George Mason University Police Department

Deadline

Open until filled.

Job Description / Responsibilities

The George Mason University Police Department, a CALEA (Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies)-accredited agency, invites applications for the position of Master Police Officer (lateral entry). We are actively seeking a depth of experience and abilities.

Responsibilities:
Candidates must be able to perform law enforcement and security functions within the University Police Department. Duties, responsibilities, and requisite skills include but are not limited to: providing vehicle, bicycle or foot patrol of the campus; responding to calls for service and on-view suspicious activities; resolving complaints; investigating criminal and traffic incidents; providing first responder aid when required; and other duties as assigned. The George Mason University Police Department subscribes to a robust community-oriented policing philosophy in order to fulfil its mission.

Salary
The current salary for police officers upon graduation from academy training is $44,061. Lateral officers may be eligible for a higher pay rate upon hire; this is reviewed on a case-by-case basis and is commensurate with experience, training and education.

Salary range for this position is $44,061 – 55,200; commensurate with education and experience.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:
To be considered as a lateral entry candidate, applicants must meet the following qualifications at the time of application:

  • Must currently be certified as a police officer in the commonwealth of Virginia by the Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS), or eligible for recertification under DCJS guidelines with 40 hours of Mandatory In-Service Retraining;
  • Posses substantial law enforcement experience that qualifies the candidate to operate at the Master Police Officer-level;
  • Possess a high school diploma or equivalent;
  • Be at least 21 years of age;
  • Have U.S. citizenship;
  • Have a valid motor vehicle operator’s license;
  • No driving under the influence (DUI) convictions or illegal drug use within the past two years;
  • No felony convictions or convictions of misdemeanors involving crimes of moral turpitude or gross misconduct;
  • Successfully complete a physical agility assessment;
  • Successfully complete a polygraph, physical and psychological examination;
  • Successfully pass an in-depth background investigation;
  • Successfully complete a mandated Field Training Program administered by the department; and
  • Must live within 75 miles of the Fairfax campus.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Five years of law enforcement experience is preferred; 10 or more years is strongly desired;
  • Certified and experienced as a Field Training Officer;
  • Supervisory experience;
  • Certified and experienced trainer or subject matter expert: firearms, defensive tactics, Emergency Vehicle Operators Course, Drug Recognition Expert, DUI, or similar area;
  • Experience in investigations, narcotics work, Homeland Security, intelligence or similar;
  • Experience in community-oriented policing; and
  • College degree.

How to Apply

As openings occur, the initial steps of the hiring process include a successful review of the application/Personal History Statement, successful completion of the department’s physical assessment, and an assessment of body art/piercings. The best qualified candidates will be invited to an oral interview panel. Post Conditional Offer requirements include an in-depth background investigation including polygraph; and satisfactory completion of a medical examination and a psychological assessment.

All lateral officers will be required to complete a one-year probationary period. Mason offers a comprehensive and attractive state benefits plan including a tuition benefit. Lateral officers may be eligible to continue in their existing retirement plan or begin a new retirement plan under the Virginia Retirement System/Virginia Law Officers’ Retirement System.

This online application is equivalent to the commonwealth of Virginia state employment application and is required. It must be fully completed.

The direct link to the online posting/application site is: https://jobs.gmu.edu/postings/34575

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Police Officer I

Location: Prince William, VA

Agency

Prince William County Police Department

Deadline

Open until filled.

Job Description / Responsibilities

Prince William County Police Department is seeking applicants for the position of Police Officer I.  Applicants must have some knowledge of police methods, practices and procedures; some knowledge of the geography of the County and location of important buildings; general knowledge of the rules and regulations of the Police Department; ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions and to prepare clear comprehensive reports; ability to deal courteously but firmly with the public; ability to analyze situations and to adopt quick, effective and reasonable courses of action with due regard to surrounding hazards and circumstances; ability to develop skills in the use of firearms and the operation of motor vehicles.

Salary & Benefits

  • Competitive Pay: $47,777.60-$81,099.20
  • Permanent, non-rotating work schedule
  • Retention bonus
  • 5% Spanish-language stipend
  • Uniforms and equipment provided
  • Take-home vehicle program
  • Exceptional benefits package
  • Paid retirement
  • Pay incentives for certified officers, military police and college graduates
  • Nationally accredited law enforcement agency
  • SWAT, K9, Motorcycle, Scuba, Mounted Patrol, Vice/Narcotics, plus other advanced units

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  • U.S. Citizen       
  • 21 yrs. old upon completion of academy   
  • H. S. diploma or equivalent   
  • Valid Driver’s License    
  • Complete physical fitness requirements  
  • Hearing meets medical standards
  • No felony convictions or serious misdemeanors
  • Willing to sign a pre-employment agreement not to use any tobacco product(s) during employment on or off duty
  • Vision correctable to 20/40 in worst eye and 20/20 in the best eye

Fitness Minimum Requirements

  • 1.5 miles in 15:55 (minutes:seconds)
  • Bench press 71% of body weight
  • 19 push-ups per minute
  • 28 sit-ups per minute
  • 300 meter sprint in 73 seconds
  • 13 inch vertical jumps from a standing position

How to Apply

Application Process

  • Online application
  • Polygraph examination
  • Police ride-a-long
  • Written examination
  • Background interview/investigation
  • Interview with the Chief of Police
  • Conditional offer of employment
  • Medical/physical examination
  • Pre-Screening interview
  • Written/oral psychological examination

The Prince William County Police Department accepts online applications via NEOGOV for sworn positions, the county’s online applicant portal.

Please visit Police Officer I Advertisement & Application to create a NEOGOV account and apply for our current Police Department vacancies.

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Certified Police Officer I

Location: Prince William, VA

Agency

Prince William County Police Department

Deadline

Open until filled.

Job Description / Responsibilities

Prince William County Police Department – a nationally accredited law enforcement agency – is seeking Certified Police Officers.

Applicants must have knowledge of police methods, practices and procedures; some knowledge of the geography of the County and location of important buildings; some knowledge of the rules and regulations of the Police Department; ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions and to prepare clear comprehensive reports; ability to deal courteously but firmly with the public; ability to analyze situations and to adopt quick, effective and reasonable courses of action with due regard to surrounding hazards and circumstances; ability to develop skills in the use of firearms and the operation of motor vehicles. 

Salary Range
$45,884.80-$77,916.80

Benefits
Competitive Pay
Permanent, non-rotating work schedule
Retention bonus
5% Spanish-language stipend
Uniforms and equipment provided
Take-home vehicle program
Exceptional benefits package
Paid retirement
Pay incentives for certified officers, military police and college graduates

Qualifications

Applicants must possess a Department of Criminal Justice Certification as a Sworn Law Enforcement Officer in the Commonwealth of Virginia. 

How to Apply

Application Process:

  • Online application
  • Polygraph examination
  • Ride-a-Long
  • Medical/physical examination
  • Background interview/investigation
  • Written/oral psychological examination
  • Pre-Screening interview
  • Conditional offer of employment
  • Interview with the Chief of Police

The Prince William County Police Department accepts online applications via NEOGOV for sworn positions, the county’s online applicant portal.

Please visit Police Officer I Advertisement & Application to create a NEOGOV account and apply for our current Police Department vacancies.

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Police Officer

Location: Fairfax, VA

Agency

City of Fairfax Police Department

Deadline

Open until filled.

Job Description / Responsibilities

Applications are now being accepted to establish an eligibility list for Police Officer positions in the City of Fairfax Police Department. After a comprehensive hiring process, applicants selected for hire must satisfactorily complete a 20-week course at the N. VA Criminal Justice Academy. NOTE: Applicants currently certified by the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services (D.C.J.S.) are not required to attend the Police Academy.

Duties:
Performs general duty police work in the protection of life and property through the enforcement of laws and ordinances of the City and Commonwealth of Virginia. Patrols a designated area of the City to preserve law and order and to prevent and discover the commission of crime, to direct traffic, and to enforce motor vehicle laws. As directed, officer answers calls and complaints involving suspicious and criminal activities, domestic disputes, and other related citizen requests for service. Maintains records and prepares reports. Performs all other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • 21 years of age at date of hire, no upper age limit.
  • High school graduate or equivalent.
  • Possession of a valid operator's license.
  • Eyesight must meet minimum of 20/20 binocular vision. Corrective glasses may be worn. Uncorrected vision with glasses must be no worse than 20/100 in either eye. Corrective soft contact lenses may be worn. Uncorrected vision with soft contacts must be no worse than 20/200. Must demonstrate successful long term wear of lenses of 6 months minimum for pre-employment examination.
  • U.S. Citizenship required at time of application.
  • No felony convictions or domestic assault convictions.
  • Be of good character and reputation.
  • Have a favorable credit record.
  • Have the ability to speak clearly, hear, analyze and react swiftly to high stress situations dealing with citizens.
  • Successful completion of the applicant screening process.

Those applicants that have successfully completed the hiring process and are offered employment will be required to sign and employment agreement that includes a non-tobacco use clause. Additionally, all sworn police department employees must comply with departmental appearance standards to include grooming, body piercing and tattoo policies. For further information, contact a background detective at (703)385-7955.

Although individuals with minimum qualifications may apply, those with the highest levels of job related experience, education, and qualifications will receive favorable consideration.

How to Apply

Only those applicants who have NOT applied within the past twelve months are invited to participate in the hiring process.

The eight step hiring process includes:

  1. Application Completion
  2. Written Test (waived for applicants certified by D.C.J.S.)
  3. Initial Interview
  4. Background Investigation
  5. Conditional Job Offer
  6. Polygraph Testing
  7. Structured Interview
  8. Psychological and Job-Related Physical Examination.

If you are D.C.J.S. Certified, please provide proof of certification with application. The date and location of the written test will be provided to applicants via e-mail prior to the test date. If an e-mail address is not provided, a letter containing the location of the test will be mailed. Please provide full and accurate e-mail and home address when applying.

As an equal opportunity employer and in order to respond to the needs of a diverse community, minorities and women are encouraged to submit applications. Spanish speaking individuals are encouraged to apply.

If you'd like to apply for a job opening, you may do one of the following:

  1. Visit www.fairfaxva.gov/government/personnel/jobs and fill out an Online Job Application form.

  2. Leave your name, address and the title of the job position on the recording at (703) 385-7861.

  3. Visit the Personnel Office from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday - Friday at City Hall, Room 331, 10455 Armstrong Street, Fairfax VA 22030.

More Information

The City of Fairfax is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Police Officer

Location: Marion, VA

Agency

Town of Marion Police Department

Deadline

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.

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

Qualifications

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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Certified Police Officer

Location: Tazewell, VA

Agency

Tazewell Police Department

Deadline

Open until filled.

Job Description / Responsibilities

The Town Of Tazewell Police Department is seeking applications for the position of 
Certified Police Officer. A career with the Town of Tazewell offers individuals a 
chance to experience unlimited professional and personal growth.

Duties consist of providing a full range of law enforcement services for the Town of 
Tazewell, enforcing the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia, and ordinances of 
the Town of Tazewell.

Qualifications

Applicants must have a current DCJS law enforcement certification, a minimum 
age of 21, a high school graduate or GED, an unblemished record and character, a 
U. S. citizen, possess a valid Virginia Operators License, committed to the highest 
level of professionalism and excellence.

Applicants must successfully complete a background investigation.

How to Apply

Send a completed job application and resume to:

Cpl. D. Jessee
Town of Tazewell
P.O. Box 608
Tazewell, VA 24651

Applications may be obtained at www.townoftazewell.org

The Town of Tazewell is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Police Officer (Full-Time)

Location: Culpeper, VA

Agency

Culpeper Police Department

Deadline

Open until filled.

Job Description / Responsibilities

Performs responsible protective service work involving a variety of general or support duty police assignments; does related work as required. Work is frequently performed under emergency situations and involves considerable personal hazard and danger. Work is performed under regular supervision.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Enforcing laws; investigating criminal activity; ensuring safety of public; testifying in court; maintaining records and files; preparing reports.
  • On an assigned shift, operates a patrol vehicle or walks to observe for violations of traffic laws, suspicious activities or persons and disturbances of law and order;
  • Responds to radio dispatches and answers calls and complaints;
  • Enforces traffic laws; issues citations for traffic violations;
  • Serves warrants and makes arrests, maintains warrant records, testifies in court;
  • Provides police escorts, directs traffic; performs residential and commercial checks;
  • Fills out arrest records, fingerprints, photographs, etc.; performs prisoner security functions; investigates traffic accidents;
  • Reports unsafe conditions existing in street or other public facilities;
  • Assists with criminal investigations, conducts stakeouts, assists with the installation of surveillance equipment; Interviews victims and witnesses; performs property and evidence duties;
  • Prepares detailed reports on activities and assignments;
  • Participates in a variety of in-service training programs;
  • May be assigned to a specialized unit or task force such as crime prevention, special duty, special operations, technical support or investigation operations;
  • Performs related tasks as required.

Qualifications

Applicants must be 21 years of age, have any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school. Applicants must be a U.S. citizen and have no criminal record., and be able to obtain a Virginia Operator’s License.

General knowledge of police methods, practices and procedures; general knowledge of the geography of the Town and location of important buildings; general knowledge of the rules and regulations of the Police Department; ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions and to prepare clear comprehensive reports; ability to deal courteously, firmly and tactfully with the public; ability to analyze situations and to adopt quick, effective and reasonable courses of action with due regard to surround hazards and circumstances; possession of physical agility and endurance; skill in the use of firearms and the operation of a motor vehicle.

Salary Range
$16.51 - $26.42 Hourly
$34,340.80 - $54,953.60 Annually

Benefits
Health Insurance - Health Insurance is available to full-time employees who work a regular schedule of at least 40 hours per week. Three medical plans are available from Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield: KeyAdvantage 250 (PPO), KeyAdvantage 500 (PPO), and a High Deductible Health Plan (HDHP). Dental coverage, vision coverage, and a prescription drug programs are included with each medical plan. The Health Insurance program is designed to protect employees and their families from the high cost of medical and dental care. Eligibility: Newly hired employees shall be eligible for coverage 30-days from their hire date, provided that the employee has paid the employee portion of the health insurance
premium.

Section 125 Flexible Benefits Plan - The Section 125 Flexible Benefits Plan allow employees to choose from a menu of qualified benefits with the cost of selected benefit(s) such as health insurance coverage, child or dependent care, medical expense reimbursements, and supplemental insurance, paid on a pretax basis. Permanent status employees are eligible for this benefit as of their date of hire.

Supplemental Insurance - The Town of Culpeper offers payroll deductions for employees who voluntarily elect to participate in a cancer, disability, accident and/or supplemental life insurance policies with approved vendors.

Employee Assistance Program (EAP) - This employer-paid program provides confidential and professional short-term counseling and assistance for employees and members of their household on a wide range of personal problems, including alcoholism, drug abuse, emotional problems, marriage and family problems, financial, and legal problems. Employees and members of their household are eligible to
participate in this program as of their date of hire. Participation in the medical insurance program is not required to use the EAP.

Virginia Retirement System Pension - Full-time employees are eligible for this benefit provided through the Virginia Retirement System (VRS). VRS provides eligible members a retirement benefit for life, as well as offerings for survivor benefits. If a member becomes permanently disabled, disability retirement is available. Details of benefits offered by VRS, eligibility requirements and member responsibilities are described in further detail in the VRS Member Handbook.

Life Insurance - Full-time employees are eligible for this Employer paid benefit provided through the Virginia Retirement System (VRS) via Minnesota Life Insurance. Members are covered under the group
life insurance plan from their date of hire. Coverage is two times your annual salary for a natural death. Accidental death and dismemberment benefits are four times your annual salary. Employees may
purchase additional life insurance coverage for themselves, spouse and dependent children.

Deferred Compensation Retirement Accounts - Town of Culpeper employees have access to 457(b) pretax retirement accounts. Employees are eligible to participate in these IRS-approved methods for
deferring federal and state income taxes on savings until retirement. Participants have the opportunity to select and combine investments in order to carefully construct a supplemental retirement plan that most effectively protects and builds their retirement dollars. Employees are eligible to participate as of their date of hire.

Paid Leave - Town of Culpeper employees accrue both annual and sick leave on a monthly basis. The accrual rate is based on length of service.

Holidays - The Town observes 12 paid holidays for full-time employees.

Credit Union - Employees and members of their immediate families are eligible to participate in the Northern Piedmont Federal Credit Union. This provides members with the option of a payroll deduction
method for saving money.

How to Apply

Applications may be obtained online at www.culpeperva.gov. No paper applications will be accepted.

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Police Officer

Location: Albemarle County, VA

Agency

Albemarle County Police Department

Deadline

Open until filled.

Job Description / Responsibilities

The Police Officer performs general police work in the protection of life and property through the enforcement of laws and ordinances. Work in this position normally consists of routine patrol, preliminary investigations and traffic control duties in a designated area on an assigned shift. Essential functions include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • patrols the County to preserve law and order, to identify and solve problems, to prevent and discover the commission of crimes, to serve the public and to direct traffic and enforce the motor vehicle law;
  • answers calls and complaints involving fire, automobile accidents, neighborhood disturbances and other misdemeanor and felony crimes;
  • secures crime scenes, administers first aid, conducts preliminary investigations, gathers evidence, obtains witnesses and makes arrests;
  • testifies in court;
  • interviews/interrogates suspects, gathers information and prepares detailed reports;
  • gives advice on laws, ordinances and general information to the public;
  • covers an assigned sector/beat in the County;
  • maintains evidence and other property;
  • attends regular in-service training classes to maintain state certification;
  • conducts follow-up investigations;
  • performs crime prevention activities.

Salary
$38,727.15 - $40,663.50/Annually, depending on experience and qualifications (Add'l compensation information)

Employee Benefits

Qualifications

Entry-level knowledge of police methods, practices and procedures, or the ability to acquire this knowledge and apply it; general knowledge of the geography of the County and the location of important landmarks and buildings or the ability to acquire this knowledge rapidly; ability to deal courteously but firmly with the general public; demonstrated ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions, and to prepare clear and comprehensive reports; must be able to act without immediate supervision and exercise independent judgment in meeting emergencies; physical ability to perform job tasks; and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers and the general public. Must be high school graduate or possess GED supplemented by at least fifteen semester hours of college course work in criminal justice or a related field.

*Completion of the appropriate training prescribed by the Commonwealth of Virginia for an entry level position is required.

*Be sure to include college transcript(s) with application!

PHYSICAL CONDITIONS AND NATURE OF WORK CONTACTS:
Typically performs duties on foot, from a motor vehicle or motorcycle; regular desk duties include writing reports, accessing computer information from computer terminals; frequent and extensive walking, standing and occasional running is necessary; occasional heavy lifting and pushing is required; extensive periods of sitting may be necessary; ability to physically subdue and restrain an individual is occasionally required; this position requires performance of duties in adverse weather, day and night; regular exposure to life-threatening and emotionally stressful situations is required; regular contact is made with the general public; frequent contact with community and school groups to inform and educate on crime prevention activities is necessary; occasional contact with government officials including Judges, and lawyers is necessary to serve as a witness or in conjunction with arrests and citations. Contacts may require considerable tact, diplomacy and discretion.

Employment Disqualifiers

How to Apply

POLICE OFFICER EXAMINATION - All persons interested in a position as Police Officer with Albemarle County are required to take the Police Officer Examination and Physical Agility Test.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: Until filled

APPLY ONLINE

More Information

EMAIL FOR ADDITIONAL INQUIRIES

ALBEMARLE COUNTY POLICE DEPARTMENT WEB SITE

 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: Hiring for Albemarle County shall be accomplished without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status or disability unless otherwise permitted by County policy or applicable law. Applicants hired by the County must be citizens of the United States or legally authorized to work in the United States. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for persons with disabilities if requested.
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Police Officer I

Location: South Boston, VA

Agency

South Boston Police Department

Deadline

Open until filled.

Job Description / Responsibilities

A career with the South Boston Police Department offers individuals a chance to experience unlimited professional and personal growth.  The hiring process includes written exam and physical agility test and an extensive police background investigation, including a psychological exam.  Qualified applicants will be advised of testing dates.

Salary & Benefits
Starting salary for Police Officer I is $28,433.37.  Applicants with three years experience may be hired at Police Officer II with starting pay of $31,032.00.  Salary based upon qualifications and experience.

Benefits include educational incentives for applicants with associates and/or bachelors degree; retirement VSRS, LEO; Uniforms and equipment furnished; Health and Life Insurance; Paid Holidays.

Qualifications

  • At least twenty-one (21) years of age;
  • United States citizen;
  • Graduated from accredited high school or successful completion of a GED;
  • Ability to be courteous yet firm with public;
  • Must possess ability to understand and carry out complex oral and written instructions;
  • Excellent moral character, to include no felony convictions or misdemeanor convictions involving moral turpitude;
  • Be of excellent health and physical condition.

How to Apply

Applications may be obtained online at http://www.southboston.com/departments/police/employment_opportunities.php or in person at:

South Boston Police Department
640 Hamilton Boulevard
South Boston, Va.  24592.

Applicants who have applied in the past 12 months are still being considered and do not need to reapply.

More Information

For complete job description please call 434-575-4273.

The Town of South Boston is an ADA and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Police Officer

Location: Richmond, VA

Agency

Richmond Police Department

Deadline

Open until filled.

Qualifications

Employment Requirements:

  • At least 21 years of age
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must have a High School Diploma or GED
  • Health pre-screen to include vision no worse than 20/200 binocular and corrected to 20/20. Applicants will submit to a drug/alcohol screening.
  • Successfully pass all phases of the employment testing process and keep scheduled appointments as necessary.
  • Good character as established by a background investigation.
  • Acceptable physical condition in order to meet certain physical standards as determined by the Richmond Police Department. As a condition of employment, the applicant must abstain from the use of tobacco products while on duty.

How to Apply

Contact us for more information at 1-877-RPD-JOB1 or go to our website at www.richmondgov.com/police

More Information

Benefits:

  • Career Development Plan
  • Promotional and educational opportunities
  • Deferred Compensation Plan
  • Retirement after 20 years of service—regardless of age (sworn)
  • Retirement after 30 years of service (civilian)
  • Competitive salary, starting at $36,500. Salary increases to $38,000 after completion of the Police Academy with the opportunity to advance up to $80,524 with career development and time in service. (sworn)
  • Group life, health, and dental plans.