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Police Officer I (January 2022 Academy)
Performs protective service work involving general police duty that frequently involves an element of personal danger and is performed sometimes under emergency conditions. Enforces federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Promotes public knowledge of laws and ordinances and provides assistance to the public. Performs other duties as assigned.

Apply at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/roanokeva/jobs/2942543/2021-june-police-academy?pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs
Position: Police Officer I (January 2022 Academy)
Organization: Roanoke County Police Department
Location: Roanoke,  VA 
United States
Salary: $42,000 ($43,680 after Academy)
Posting Start Date: 5/25/2021
Date Posted: 5/25/2021
Required: High School diploma or equivalent
Preferred: Some experience dealing with the public and enforcing rules
Certifications/ Licenses
Required: Valid Virginia driver's license with good driving record
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • General knowledge of approved principles, techniques, and practices of police work; laws and ordinances governing local police work; and of the geography of the County and the location of important buildings
  • Skill in the use of firearms and the operation of a motor vehicle in emergency situations, inclement weather, and while operating a police radio
  • Skill in the use of computers for completion of police incident reports and for purposes of communication
  • Ability to comprehend and carry out oral and written instructions, both legal and non-legal
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing
  • Ability to analyze situations and to adopt quick, effective and reasonable courses of actions
  • Ability to deal courteously, firmly and tactfully with the public and to establish and maintain effective working relationships through good interpersonal skills
Additional Requirements
Must be a citizen of the United States, twenty-one (21) years of age by date of hire, and not have any felony convictions. Must successfully complete the minimum training standards as required by the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services. Must not use tobacco products on or off duty to ensure compliance with the Virginia Heart and Lung Laws. Must work fixed or rotating shifts including holiday and weekend work as assigned. Must maintain your baseline physical condition. Must be willing to update knowledge of law enforcement practices, legal issues, and equipment. Must meet all existing policies and procedures of the Roanoke County Police Department and abide by the Roanoke County Police Department's residency requirement.  Subject to a complete criminal history background search with acceptable results. Must also be able to perform the job as described in the Physical and Environmental Demands section of this job description
Status: This listing expires on: 11/21/2021
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Organization Information
Roanoke County Police Department
5925 Cove Rd.

Roanoke,  VA 24019
United States
(540) 777-5262
Todd Harris