Police Officer

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Posting Details

Job TitlePolice OfficerDepartmentPublic Safety Posting Number03677PLocationMultiple LocationsFull or Part TimeFull TimePosition End Date (if temporary)Required TravelRelocation CoveredSalary Range$50,000-65,000Basic Function

This police officer position is responsible for providing security for college and personal property at the College through crime prevention activities, patrol, thorough investigation of all reported and suspected criminal activity, and through the enforcement of State laws. This is accomplished by patrol efforts, by possible shift rotation, by interacting with the public in a fair and impartial manner regardless of the situation and by enforcing the laws of the Commonwealth and regulations of Northern Virginia Community College and VCCS.

Special Instructions: Retired personnel coming back into service will have 12 months to complete training requirements. In this time period, you may be utilized as needed by the College, without having completed the requisite training. If you are a retired law enforcement officer out for less than 60 months, you can be reinstated with 40 hours of in-service.

Duties and Responsibilities

This position is response for providing security of State and personal property as well as personal safety at the College through crime prevention activities, patrol, and investigations of all reported and suspected criminal activity, and through the enforcement of State traffic laws and College parking regulations. This is accomplished by patrol efforts, by possible shift rotation, by interacting with the public in a fair and impartial manner regardless of the situation and by enforcing of the laws and regulations through use of the same police powers as found in all other police officers in cities, towns and counties in the Commonwealth.

Minimum Qualifications

Must be 21 years of age.
Must be a United States citizen.
Must qualify for Police Officer appointment under Virginia DCJS guidelines.
High school diploma or equivalent.
Successfully pass background investigation.
Licensed driver with demonstrated safe driving record.

Preferred Qualifications

College degree
Bilingual individuals

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Ability to demonstrate an understanding of the VA Commonwealth laws, local ordinances, and College policies. Must meet physical and mental job demands. Ability to complete Virginia DCJS certification. Ability to follow instructions. Ability to speak and understand English. Strong oral and written communication skills. Good computer skills. Ability to testify in court proceedings. Qualify to operate a state vehicle.

Operation of a State VehicleFrequentlyOpen Date09/14/2020Close Date10/13/2020Open Until FilledNoSpecial Instructions to Applicants

May be required to perform other duties as assigned. May be required to assist the agency or state government generally in the event of an emergency declaration by the Governor.

Background Check Statement

The selected candidate’s offer is contingent upon the successful completion of an extensive criminal background
investigation, which may include: fingerprint checks, local agency checks, employment verification, verification of
education, credit checks (relevant to employment), and other checks requested by the VCCS and NOVA such as
I-9 and E-Verify requirements. Additionally, selected candidates may be required to complete the Commonwealth’s
Statement of Economic Interest.

Additional InformationSupplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you at least 21 years of age?
    • yes
    • no
  2. * Are you a United States citizen?
    • No
    • Yes
  3. * Do you have a high school diploma or equivalent?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Are you a licensed driver with an insurable driving record?
    • No
    • Yes
  5. * Do you have a College degree?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Do you speak any foreign languages?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * Have you ever been convicted of a felony?
    • Yes
    • No
  8. * Have you ever been convicted of a misdemeanor?
    • yes
    • no
  9. * I understand that only information provided at the time of the application submission will be considered when determining my qualifications and only responses to Supplemental Questions that can be verified in my application and resume will be credited.
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Unofficial Transcripts
  3. Other Document
  4. Certificate

 

 

 

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Posted: 9/18/2020
Application Due: 10/13/2020
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