Police Officer - Virginia DCJS Certified
Law Enforcement Officer IRole Code:
Police Officer - Virginia DCJS CertifiedPosition Number:
Northern VA Community CollegeDivision:
NV280-VP AdministrationWork Location:
Fairfax County - 059Hiring Range:
$50,000 - $65,000Emergency/Essential Personnel:
D-Protective Service WorkersFull Time or Part Time:
Full TimeDoes this position have telework options?:
NoDoes this position have a bilingual or multilingual skill requirement or preference?:
Police Department scheduleSensitive Position:
The security of our students, faculty, and staff is very important at NOVA. Please take a moment to review NOVA’s Annual Security Reports
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.
Duties and Tasks:
This position is responsible for providing security for college and personal property at the College through crime prevention activities, patrol, through investigation of all reported and suspected criminal activity, and through the enforcement of State traffic laws. This is accomplished by patrol efforts, by possible shift rotation, by interacting with the public in a fair and impartial manner regardless of situation, and by enforcing the laws and regulations through use of the same police powers as found in all other police departments in cities, towns, and counties in the Commonwealth
Essential Functions:• Patrol, providing protection/safety and preventing crime.• Investigates criminal activity, traffic and personal injury accidents and other complaints• Enforcement of state traffic laws and promote traffic safety.Special Assignments:
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.KSA's/Required Qualifications:
Required KSAs:• 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 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.
• Must be 21 years of age.
• Must be a United States citizen.
• Must qualify for Police Officer appointment under DCJS guidelines.
• High school diploma or equivalent.
• Successfully pass background investigation.
• Licensed driver with demonstrated safe driving record.
•College degree is desired•BilingualOperation of a State Vehicle:
Travel between campuses may be requiredPosting Number:
PublicNumber of Vacancies:
MultipleJob Open Date:
06/02/2021Job Close Date:
07/01/2021Open Until Filled:
www.nvcc.eduBackground Check Statement Disclaimer:
The selected candidate’s offer is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background investigation, which may include: fingerprint checks, local agency checks, employment verification, verification of education, credit checks (relevant to employment). Additionally, selected candidates may be required to complete the Commonwealth’s Statement of Economic Interest. For more information, please follow this link: http://ethics.dls.virginia.gov/EEO Statement:
The Virginia Community College System, an EEO employer, welcomes applications from people of all backgrounds and recognizes the benefits of a diverse workforce. Therefore, the VCCS is committed to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. Employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications. We prohibit discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, mental or physical disabilities, political affiliation, veteran status, gender identity, or other non-merit factors.ADA Statement:
The VCCS is an EOE and Affirmative Action Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Acts (ADA and ADAAA), VCCS will provide, if requested, reasonable accommodation to applicants in need of access to the application, interviewing and selection processes.E-Verify Statement:
VCCS uses E-Verify to check employee eligibility to work in the United States. You will be required to complete an I-9 form and provide documentation of your identity for employment purposes.Quicklink for Posting: