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Police Officer
The Poquoson Police Department is seeking qualified candidates for the position of full-time Police Officer.

Excellent benefits include a Take Home Vehicle Program (within 15 miles of the City), VRS retirement, Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance, Tuition Reimbursement, 457 Deferred Compensation Plan, 12 Paid Holidays per year, 96 hours of Sick Leave and 96 hours of Annual Leave per year. Starting salary is $38,517 (dependent upon qualifications/experience).

Salary Range: $38,517 to $61,628.  Salary range with benefits package to include health insurance, retirement, life insurance, annual leave and paid holidays. EMT Certification Additional $2000.00 per year.

General Duties include: enforcing state and local laws; performing patrol duties and responding to calls for service in the protection of life and property; preserving the constitutional rights of every citizen; conducting criminal and traffic investigations; conducting field interviews; serving warrants, subpoenas and other court papers; issuing summons and making arrests; watching for criminal, suspicious, or hazardous situations and taking appropriate police action when necessary; providing assistance and information to the public; and participating in the prosecution of offenders.
How To Apply
Applications will be accepted until 4:30 p.m., April 26, 2019 in the City Manager's Office, 500 City Hall Avenue, Poquoson, VA 23662. A City Employment Application can be obtained from the City website: www.poquoson-va.gov/jobs
Position: Police Officer
Organization: Poquoson Police Department
Location: Poquoson,  VA 
United States
Salary: $38,517 to $61,628
Posting Start Date: 3/15/2019
Date Posted: 3/15/2019
Requirements Applicants must possess or be eligible to obtain Virginia certification as a law enforcement officer, must pass a rigorous background investigation to include polygraph, psychological, and physical examinations. Candidates with current Virginia law enforcement certification preferred.  
  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Be a minimum of 21 years of age.
  • United States citizenship is required.  
  • Must possess a valid Virginia motor vehicle operator’s license.
  • Good physical condition
  • Sign a “no tobacco use” agreement
  • No felony or misdemeanor convictions involving moral turpitude or domestic violence
Status: This listing expires on: 4/29/2019
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Organization Information
Poquoson Police Department
774 Poquoson Avenue

Poquoson,  VA 23662
United States
(757) 868-3366
(757) 868-8477
Captain Kelly Waddell