Chesterfield CountyChesterfield 10001
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Police Officer Pre-certified

Chesterfield County
Full Time Chesterfield County Police Department, 10001 Iron Bridge Rd, Chesterfield, VA 23832, United States Apply before 12/31/2023 11:59


Minimum Qualifications

PLEASE NOTE: Salary is commensurate with experience. For in-state applicants, possess a current Virginia law enforcement certification or have relinquished certification within two years preceding date of hire. Must have completed one consecutive year of sworn service upon completion of a field training program. Must have left former agency in good standing to be considered. High school diploma or GED; must be a US citizen; successful applicants must pass a physical agility test, possess or be eligible for a Virginia driver's license with no more than six demerit points in the past twelve months; binocular vision of 20/25 corrected; weight in proportion to height; no conviction of felonies and/or habitual misdemeanors; no conviction of, or guilty plea or no contest pleas to: misdemeanor involving moral turpitude, including petit larceny; any misdemeanor sex offense; or any domestic assault; pass an extensive background investigation which includes a polygraph, psychological, medical and drug screening. Pre-certified officers will attend an abbreviated 14-week academy and will receive a full field training experience to maximize assimilation and familiarization, emphasizing Chesterfield County Police Department philosophy, policies, and procedures. Pre-employment drug testing, FBI criminal background check and education/degree verification required. This position is subject to working in high security areas governed by the US Department of Justice's "Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) Security Policy" and therefore requires successfully passing a more stringent criminal background check.  


Operate an assigned patrol vehicle; patrol assigned areas of the county for traffic and criminal violations; respond to citizen calls, complaints, and requests for information; conduct victim, witness and suspect interviews; prepare detailed police reports; make arrests; testify in court; interact with community groups and organizations; perform other police patrol operations in the field as assigned and needed. Perform other work as required.  PLEASE NOTE: Once your application has been submitted and processed, you will be contacted by the Police Personnel Division. If you have not heard anything within one week, please call the Chesterfield County Police Personnel Division at 804-748-1547. Eligible candidates who are selected for employment will, at the very least, receive an annual salary commensurate with the salary earned by an incumbent Chesterfield County police officer with equivalent years of service through association with a historical Chesterfield Basic Police Academy Class – this will provide their step placement on the department's step-based Public Safety Pay Plan (PSPP). Additionally, candidates will be eligible to be compensated for their past personal and professional development to include: educational attainment, experience, training, assignments, and other accomplishments. PLEASE NOTE:Position open until filled first review to begin September 5, 2023. This position is part of an approved Career Development Plan (CDP) and offers career progression opportunities and salary incentives, as funding permits, based on performance, qualifications, and experience.


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