Staunton - Police Officer

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Department Staunton Police Department
TypeEntry Level
Job TitlePolice Officer
Location Staunton, VA

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Staunton Police Department, VA Police Jobs

Police Officer


Join a leading accredited law enforcement agency and make a difference in a thriving community. The City of Staunton Police Department is seeking candidates for the position of Police Officer. This position is responsible for public safety, law enforcement, crime prevention, traffic control and accident investigation. Position requires HS diploma/GED, excellent verbal and written communication skills, customer service and the ability to analyze situations and adopt an effective course of action through thoughtful decision making. Successful candidates will possess the desire to solve problems by developing collaborative relationships with members of the community. 

The hiring process can take approximately four to eight weeks and requires successful completion of employment application, written test, interview, background investigation, psychological evaluation and pre-employment physical. Individuals who applied/tested and were interviewed in October/November 2017 or more recently are not eligible to apply. 

A written test is scheduled for Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. at the Central Shenandoah Criminal Justice Training Academy, 3045 Lee Highway, Mt. Sidney VA 24486. In order to be considered, each candidate must reserve a spot for the test by emailing with your name and “Police Test” in the subject line AND complete a City of Staunton employment application at no later than March 31, 2018. 

Interested individuals who hold current certification as a Police Officer through the Commonwealth of VA may, but are not required to, take the written test, but must submit a completed employment application with a copy of certification(s) no later than March 31, 2018 and will be required to successfully complete all other aspects of the hiring process. Starting salary: $36,775/yr (+) excellent benefits including a college incentive for those that qualify. EOE





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