The Town of Woodstock invites applications for a Police Officer position within the Town’s Police Department.
Our Police Department
The Woodstock Police Department strives to protect persons and property by providing necessary law enforcement services, while promoting community involvement, stability, and order through service, assistance, and visibility. The Police Department desires to build collaborative community relationships and to ensure comprehensive and responsive community-oriented policing initiatives. The Police Department recently achieved accreditation from the Virginia Law Enforcement Professional Standards Commission (VLEPSC), which provides assurance that police functions are conducted consistently, transparently, and to the highest standards.
Chief Eric L. Reiley oversees a Police Department of fifteen sworn officers, two Investigators, an Accreditation Manager, and an Administrative Assistant. Along with the Police Chief, the leadership of the Police Department includes a Police Captain, two Police Sergeants, and two Police Corporals.
The Police Officer position is responsible for maintaining the safety and good order of the community by enforcing the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia and the ordinances of the Town of Woodstock. Duties include patrolling assigned areas of Town, responding to emergency and non-emergency calls for service, directing traffic, checking residential and commercial properties for security, participating in community-oriented policing projects and crime prevention activities, investigating criminal activity, serving warrants, providing court testimony, preparing reports, and attending periodic training sessions. This position works under the supervision of the Police Sergeant and Police Corporal.
The position is at-will, full-time, with varied work shifts. The pay range for this position is $16.98/hour-$26.32/hour, annualized to $35,315-$54,739,
and offer is commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and current certifications.
An excellent benefit package is also included. This position is classified as FLSA non-exempt.
The application packet is available at the Woodstock Municipal Office, 135 North Main Street, Woodstock VA 22664
Completed applications, including a notarized background release form, must be received at the Woodstock Municipal Office, to the attention of the Chief of Police. Applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.
The Town of Woodstock is an equal opportunity employer