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Police Officer 00133 (3 Positions)
Police Officer 00133 (3 Positions)
The University Police Department’s mission is to patrol the University properties helping to assure the safety and well being of students, faculty, staff and visitors to the campus by using the philosophy of community policing. The Department’s mission will be achieved through a proactive, community service approach to problem resolution and by offering crime prevention programs on safety, self-protection, substance abuse, sexual assault, and protection of personal belongings. This mission will be the charge of every employee of this department.

This position includes Commonwealth of Virginia and CNU employee benefits.

How To Apply

Applicants must apply using this link -- HTTPS://JOBS.CNU.EDU/POSTINGS/9487

PLEASE NOTE: This application requires the submission of a résumé and cover letter.

Christopher Newport University (CNU) will accept only online applications for all CNU employment opportunities (WWW.CNU.EDU). Online applications must be received by midnight on the closing date indicated in a job announcement. Faxed, emailed, hand-delivered or mailed applications and attachments will NOT be accepted.

Christopher Newport University Police Department does not accept “See Résumé” as a response to any question. Information on the application is the primary source used for screening the position. Failure to complete any section of the application may disqualify the application for further consideration. Applications should include complete work history, including periods of unemployment if applicable. INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

Applicants are welcome to use computers located in the CNU Human Resources Office to complete an application. The CNU Resource Room is located in the Office of Human Resources, 1st floor, CNU North Building at 301 Hiden Boulevard, Suite 101, Newport News, VA 23606. Computers are also available at public libraries and the Virginia Employment Commission.

State employees who have been affected by Policy 1.3 Layoff and possess a valid Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Card) or a Preferential Hiring Form (Blue Card) must submit the card BEFORE the closing date for this position. The card may be scanned and attached to the application or faxed to (757) 594-7236. Please include your name and the position title and number on the fax cover sheet.

Search finalists are required to complete a CNU sponsored background check. After accepting employment, new hires are required to complete Form I-9 (Employment Eligibility Verification) and present documentation of their identity and eligibility to work in the United States which will be verified through the E-Verify system. Christopher Newport University, an EO Employer, is fully Committed to Access and Opportunity.

This position is a sensitive position and requires that finalist applicants undergo a fingerprint-based criminal history check. This position is a “designated position” meaning this position could potentially be required to work (depending on the event) during an emergency closing.

The University will make a reasonable effort to accommodate persons with disabilities in the application and/or interview process. Persons with disabilities who require accommodation should contact the Office of Human Resources by calling (757) 594-7145 or TDD (757) 594-7938
Position: Police Officer 00133 (3 Positions)
Organization: Christopher Newport University
Location: Newport News,  VA 
United States
Salary: $37,000-$44,400 DOQ + CoVA & CNU benefits.
Posting Start Date: 3/24/2020
Date Posted: 3/24/2020
Requirements This is a classified position. New and returning classified employees are required to complete a 12-month probationary period. This position is a sensitive position and requires that finalist applicants undergo a fingerprint-based criminal history check.

Selected candidate must have the following:
  • an acceptable and safe driving record;
  • be U.S. citizen as required by Virginia Code Section §15.2-1705§ 9.1-101;
  • qualify under federal and state guidelines to carry a firearm (federal law prohibits a person convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence from carrying a firearm);
  • be at least 21 years of age on date of hire;
  • meet all other standards by law § 15.2-1705: § 9.1-101 Code of Virginia and by policy of the Criminal Justice Services Board.
Selected candidate must have ability to:
  • complete a certified Basic Law Enforcement Academy and associated field training within one year of employment;
  • work rotating shifts, weekends, and holidays and perform strenuous physical activities such as running, lifting, jumping, bicycling, and climbing.
Selected candidate must attend 2-day New Employee Orientation Program.
Status: This listing expires on: 4/7/2020
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Christopher Newport University
1 Avenue of the Arts

Newport News,  VA 23606
United States
(757) 594-7145
Human Resources