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Police Officer

Location: Wintergreen, VA

Agency

Wintergreen Police Department

Deadline

Open until filled.

Job Description / Responsibilities

The Wintergreen Police Department is seeking a Police Officer to perform general police duties within a resort community. Position is responsible for the efficient performance of required duties conforming to the oral and written administrative guidance as promulgated by the Chief of Police. Duties shall consist of, but not limited to, general police responsibilities necessary to the safety and good order of the community. The police officer must apply community oriented policing goals daily and shall thereby strive to identify problems and suggest strategies to combat problems, fully enlisting the support of citizens, other officers, and government agencies.

  • Detect crime, identify and apprehend offenders, and participate in subsequent court proceedings.
  • Promote and preserve the peace.
  • Provide emergency services.
  • Exercise authority consistent with the obligations imposed by the oath of office.
  • Prepares detailed reports.
  • Testifies in court.
  • Accountable for proper collection, transportation and securing evidence and property.
  • Patrols assigned area for general purposes of crime prevention and law enforcement.
  • Responds to radio dispatches and answers calls and complaints.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including mandatory overtime as a result of unforeseen circumstances and coverage requirements.

Benefits

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life Insurance.
  • Short-term and long-term disability.
  • 401K

Qualifications

  • High school diploma. Some college preferred.
  • Valid Virginia driver's license.
  • Twenty-one years of age.
  • Valid Basic Law Enforcement Certification through the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services.
  • Other Law Enforcement service desired.
  • Drug free with no criminal record.

How to Apply

To apply, visit http://www.wintergreenpolice.org/employment/ and download an application. Or you may request an application be sent to you by emailing {wintergreenpolice@wintergreenpolice.org}, or calling 434-325-8526.

Completed applications should be returned to:

Wintergreen Police Department
(Attn: Rhonda Proffitt)
88 Wintergreen Drive
Wintergreen Resort
Roseland, VA 22967

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