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Police Officer
The Virginia Port Authority is seeking applicants for the position of Police Officer. The duties of a Port Police officer consist of enforcing traffic and criminal laws and federal maritime regulations, responding to calls for service, and conducting high-visibility patrols on our marine terminals located in Norfolk, Portsmouth, and Newport News, Va. 
Position: Police Officer
Organization: Virginia Port Authority Police Department
Location: Norfolk,  VA 
United States
Salary: 24.22 Hourly
Posting Start Date: 3/22/2023
Date Posted: 3/27/2023
Requirements Responsibilities
  • Enforcing the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia and the safety rules established by the Port of Virginia
  • Ensure the lawful flow of commerce through the Port of Virginia.
  • Perform patrols of designated areas by foot and vehicle.  
  • Community policing.
  • Rendering emergency first aid
  • Work alongside federal law enforcement partners.
  • Boarding cargo vessels.
  • Investigate and prepare reports on accidents, incidents, and suspicious activities.  
  • Provide courteous and professional assistance to customers, employees, and visitors.  
  • Ensure compliance with all security, safety, and environmental regulations and policies.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age and a citizen of the United States of America.
  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Valid driver’s license and an acceptable driving record
  • Must pass a pre-employment physical & drug screening.
  • Have no felony convictions.
  • No misdemeanor conviction involving drugs, domestic violence, or moral turpitude
  • No other misdemeanor convictions within the last five years
  • Must be of good moral character.
  • No facial, neck, ear, scalp, or hand tattoo
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Deferred Compensation 401(a) and 457(b)
  • 23 Paid Days Off Upfront Annually
  • 12 Paid Holidays
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 16 Volunteer Hours Annually
  • Financial Wellness Program
  • Legal Resources and Identity Theft Protection
Apply at www.portofvirginia.com, click on the view job listing, and select police officer.  
Status: This listing expires on: 3/26/2024
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Organization Information
Virginia Port Authority Police Department
7737 Hampton Blvd Bldg 1

Norfolk,  VA 23505
United States
(757) 440-4050
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