Police Officer - Certified

City of Harrisonburg
Job Description
The City of Harrisonburg, VA (population approximately 53K) is currently recruiting for the position of Certified Police Officer. Applicants must hold a current Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) certification for Law Enforcement Officer.  A multi-phase review process will determine which applicants will be interviewed for possible hire. An eligibility list will be created from the review process.

Minimum Requirements:
Certified Police Officer through the Virginia DCJS.
- Attend and successfully complete a physical agility testing.  Testing date TBD.
- High School Diploma or GED. College Degree or Military Experience preferred;
- 21 years of age by July 1, 2018;
- U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident Alien with an application for Naturalization filed and pending with Immigration Services;
- Valid driver's license with good record 
- Able to work 12-hour shift.  (6am - 6pm, 6pm - 6am, or 3pm - 3am)
- Good physical condition
- Must live or be willing to move within a 30-mile radius of Harrisonburg, VA

Salary:  $38,688 - $51,875 annually, commensurate with training and experience, plus an excellent benefits package.

More information regarding this position is available on the City's website at: https://www.harrisonburgva.gov/employment.

Application Deadline: Please note that the City is currently accepting applications for Certified Police Officers only.  Applications will be accepted on the City's website (https://www.harrisonburgva.gov/employment) until a suitable pool of applicants is received.  The position may close at any time after 10 calendar days. (posted on the City's website on 02/27/2018)

A physical agility test will be offered periodically as applications are received.  Applicants will be notified of testing dates as they are scheduled.  Applicants must bring proof of current Law Enforcement credentials (i.e. - department ID, badge or LEO certificate) to the testing.  

The following documents are examples of what will be required at a later phase in the process.  You will be expected to provide all applicable documents when requested by the Harrisonburg Police Department.  Social Security Card, Driver's License, Passport, Birth Certificate, Marriage/Divorce Documents, DD214, Sealed College Transcripts, High School Diploma.
The City provides an excellent benefits package including health insurance, retirement (VRS), life insurance, paid leave and holidays.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or veteran status.

The City of Harrisonburg is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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