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Police Officer
The City of Emporia is accepting applications for a Police Officer position.  Starting salary for entry-level Police officers is $50,000.00.  Salary range for DCJS certified Police Officer is $50,000.00-$81,542.00 DOQ. With an additional $4,000.00 sign on bonus.
Excellent benefits:  Take-home car program, paid training, paid law enforcement retirement (age 50 with 25 years), overtime pay, medical insurance, short- and long-term disability coverage, and paid time off.
Qualifications:  At least 21 years of age, U.S. citizen, acceptable driving record, high school diploma or GED, no felonies or serious misdemeanors, 20/20 vision or correctable to 20/20.  Not color blind. 
Hiring Process:  A complete medical physical, physical ability test, background investigation, psychological evaluation, drug screen, and panel interview. 
Must apply on a City application, which may be obtained from:
The City of Emporia Website:            www.ci.emporia.va.us

Position: Police Officer
Location: EMPORIA,  VA 
United States
Salary: $50,000 - $81,542 DOQ
Posting Start Date: 7/27/2022
Date Posted: 7/27/2022
Requirements Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
General knowledge of law enforcement methods, practices, and procedures; general knowledge of the rules and regulations of the Police Department; general knowledge of the geography of the City and location of important buildings; ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions; ability to communicate ideas effectively, both orally and in writing; ability prepare clear and concise reports; ability to analyze situations and to adopt quick, effective and reasonable courses of action with due regard to surrounding hazards and circumstances; skill in the use of firearms and the operation of an automobile; ability to establish and maintain an effective relationship with associates and the general public.
Education and Experience:
Any combination of education and experience is equivalent to graduation from high school.
Special Requirements:
Possession of a driver's license valid in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Obtain Basic Law Enforcement certification from the DCJS within twelve months of hire.
Status: This listing expires on: 10/25/2022
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EMPORIA,  VA 23847
United States
(434) 829-6568