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Police Officer

Company: Chesterfield County
Location: Chesterfield
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Minimum Qualifications Police Recruit Salary is $51,006 until completion of training. Upon completion of field training and progression to officer status, the salary increases to $53,214. New officers hired before January 1, will be eligible for a step increase at the new fiscal year. New employee hires hired after January 1, will receive their step increase the following fiscal year. Upon completion of field training and receipt of the Step 2 increase, officer salary increases to $54,411. Must be a US citizen; must have a high school diploma or GED; be at least 21 years of age prior to completion of the field training program. Successful applicants must pass a physical ability test. Must possess or be eligible for a Virginia driver's license with no more than six demerit points in the past twelve months or a DUI conviction within the past four years; no marijuana use within twelve months prior to application date; 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 plea to: misdemeanor sex offense, or any domestic assault, pass an extensive background investigation, which includes a polygraph, psychological, medical and drug screening. 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. Must be a US citizen or have a lawful resident of the US for the past ten consecutive years. Duties 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 reports. Make arrests; testify in court; interact with community groups and organizations. Perform other police patrol operations in the field as assigned and as 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. Please be aware that some emails may go to your SPAM folder. This position is a part of an approved step-based Public Safety Pay Plan (PSPP) and offers career progression opportunities and salary incentives, based on performance, qualifications, and experience. Position open until filled - first review begins April 25, 2022. This position is a part of an approved Career Development Plan (CDP) and offers career progression opportunities and salary incentives based on performance, qualifications, and experience. Shift Permanent shifts Work Location Police

Keywords: Chesterfield County, Richmond , Police Officer, Other , Chesterfield, Virginia

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