- Employer: Chesterfield County Police Department
- Type of Position: Full-Time Job
- Industry: Law, Public Safety, Corrections, & Security
- Location: Chesterfield, VA
- Salary Range: $40,000 annually
The basic duties of a police officer include patrolling, traffic enforcement, responding to calls for service and addressing the community concerns related to crime and quality of life issues. The initial training consists of a 32 week, non-residential academy and a two month field training period.
The Chesterfield County Police Department is located in central Virginia and adjoins the City of Richmond. We are a progressive and professional department offering permanent shifts, paid training and career development. Benefits include tuition reimbursement, health/dental insurance and a take home vehicle. The department is a full service agency with 21 specialized units including SWAT, K-9 and Investigations. Officers are eligible to join specialized units two years after field training. We also offer internship opportunities for juniors and seniors.
Required Education and Experience:
-Be a U.S. citizen.
-Be 21 years old prior to completion of academy, have 60 college credit hours, or two years law enforcement experience, or two years active duty military experience, or 3 years stable employment or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
-Pass a written and 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, or a DUI conviction in the past four years.
-Vision of 20/20 or corrected to 20/20.
-Weight in proportion to height.
-No convictions of felonies and/or serious and habitual misdemeanors.
-No prolonged/recent use of marijuana.
-Pass an extensive background investigation including a polygraph, psychological, medical and drug screening.
-Ability to speak clearly, hear, analyze and react quickly to high stress situations.
-Ability to maintain security, custody and control of combative prisoners.
Apply online at www.chesterfieldpd.com
-Go to www.chesterfieldpd.com
-Click "apply here"
-Click "start the application process"
-Scroll down the page to "position"
-Click on "police officer"
Corporal Juana Butler
10001 Iron Bridge Road, P.O. Box 148, Chesterfield, VA 23832
fax: (804) 768-0172