Tazewell Police Department is now accepting applications for a Virginia Department Criminal Justice Service Certified Police Officer.
To be considered for this position an initial application must be submitted by mail or delivered in person. Applications can be picked up at Tazewell Police Department located at 211 Central Ave Tazewell, Virginia 24641 or downloaded at: http://www.townoftazewell.org
Applications may be found under Employment Opportunities, please scroll down to “Download Police Department Application”. Applications must be accompanied with a brief statement of facts as to why you wish to be a Law Enforcement Officer.
Preliminary Qualification consists of the follow:
Must be a U.S. Citizen.
Must be 21 Years of age.
Must be a high school graduate or possess a General Education Degree Certificate (G.E.D).
Must possess a valid Virginia driver’s license and hold a good driving record.
20/30 vision or correctable to 20/30 in each eye.
Must pass a criminal history check and background investigation.
Must pass a physician physical and drug screen.
Must have the ability to write a routine report and correspondence clearly and concisely.
Any felony is grounds for disqualification.
Some benefits include:
12 hour shifts with every other weekend off.
Paid overtime for Court and short shift coverage’s, with many overtime opportunities available.
Health Insurance Blue Cross/Blue Shield including eye and dental coverage.
Take home company vehicle within 20 mile radius.
Training opportunities available
Virginia Retirement System (VRS)
Current Virginia Certified Law Enforcement Officer minimum base pay is $31080.00 and up depending on experience and education.