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Virginia Conservation Police
This posting will be used to fill multiple vacancies.
This recruitment is accepting for Non-Certified Law Enforcement  applicants, to include applications from current Virginia DCJS Certified Law Enforcement Officers.
The top candidates will be hired as Law Enforcement Officer I with advancement to a Law Enforcement Officer II after successfully completion of probationary period.

Provide a full range of law enforcement services pertaining to wildlife, fish and boating; to recognize and appropriately address public safety concerns while providing such services; to provide presentations, exhibits and programs to the public that support the Agency’s mission

Current Virginia Certified DCJS Law Enforcement Officers are eligible for a $2000.00 sign on bonus!!!
Minimum Qualifications
Conservation Police Officer-Probationary
Role Title Law Enforcement Officer I - 69071

Knowledge of law enforcement practices and procedures as they apply to wildlife and fisheries management and recreational boating.
Ability to be trained on the use of law enforcement equipment, vehicles, and boats safely and proficiently.
Demonstrated ability to understand laws and regulations, to comply with agency and division policy and procedures.
Ability to plan and conduct law enforcement operations.
Ability to conduct thorough investigations.
Ability to recognize, collect and preserve evidence.
Ability to interpret and apply complex laws, regulations and court rulings.
Ability to provide legally relevant court testimony.
Ability to effect a forcible arrest.
Ability to communicate effectively in an inclusive and diverse work environment; to work cooperatively with agency staff; to engage courteously and tactfully with the public.
Ability to provide educational presentations.
Ability to meet the physical demands of the job.
Maintain a working knowledge of criminal laws, rules of evidence, lawful search and seizure, court rulings, opinions of the Attorney General, and law enforcement practices as they apply to the enforcement of fish, wildlife and boat laws and regulations.
Must work rotating schedules, weekends, and holidays.
A high school diploma or equivalent.
Possession of or eligibility for a Virginia driver’s license.
Experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities; successfully completed required position conditions of pre-employment and probationary employment.

Please apply at:
Position: Virginia Conservation Police
Organization: Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources (VDWR)
Location: HENRICO,  VA 
United States
Salary: $45,5000
Posting Start Date: 5/12/2022
Date Posted: 5/12/2022
Maintain the Residence Requirements by establishing and occupying a primary residence that is within 20 driving miles from the border of his/her duty station boundary within the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Applicants must achieve and maintain Department of Criminal Justice certification as a law enforcement officer per Code of Virginia.
At the completion of the Training Academy, a Conservation Police Officer must demonstrate working skill in the safe and effective use of automobiles, watercraft, all-terrain vehicles, communication            equipment, firearms and survival techniques.
Ability to past a Physical Fitness assessment test.
Ability to swim and tread water unassisted by graduation from the CPO Training Law Enforcement Academy is required.
This posting will be used to fill multiple vacancies.
This recruitment is accepting applications to include applications from current Virginia DCJS Certified Law Enforcement Officers.
The following are the current available duty locations: Albemarle, Augusta, Brunswick, Greenville, Henry, Highland, King William, Louisa, Lunenburg, Madison, Matthews, Mecklenburg, Northumberland, Pulaski, City of Richmond, Roanoke County, Rockbridge, Russell, Westmoreland, Wythe, and York.

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Status: This listing expires on: 6/2/2022
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Organization Information
Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources (VDWR)

HENRICO,  VA 23228
United States
(804) 367-0234
Major Milton Robinson