Police Officer

The City of Fredericksburg
Fredericksburg, VA
Feb 19, 2021
Feb 24, 2021
Accountant, IT
Full Time
Job Advertisement TESTING FOR POLICE OFFICER Starting Salary: $50,018 The Fredericksburg Police Department will administer the written and physical agility tests for the position of full-time police officer on the following dates: (Certified officers may apply anytime.) Saturday, March 6, 2021 at 10:15 am (registration begins at 10:00 am) at the Public Safety Career Fair 3630 Lee Hill Dr. Fredericksburg, VA 22408 Friday, March 12, 2021 at 10:15 am (registration begins at 10:00 am) at Police Headquarters 2200 Cowan Blvd. Fredericksburg, VA 22401 Saturday, March 13, 2021 at 10:15 am (registration begins at 10:00 am) at Police Headquarters 2200 Cowan Blvd. Fredericksburg, VA 22401 You are not permitted to attend testing unless invited. Invitation is based on completion and submission of the Preliminary Questionnaire which can be accessed here . Instructions for submission are located on this questionnaire.The questionnaire is due no later than March 8, 2021. If hired, you will attend the July 2021 Law Enforcement Basic class at the Rappahannock Regional Criminal Justice Academy.Testing for candidates can also form an eligibility list for future non-certified recruits. Exempt from Written Testing These individuals may arrive for the physical testing portion only at 12:00 pm . You must submit proof with your Preliminary Questionnaire form. Individuals possessing a college degree (Associates, Bachelors, etc.) Virginia DCJS-certified Law Enforcement Officer Pre-Employment Program at RRCJA Day of Testing Be punctual. Registration begins promptly 15 minutes prior to testing.You will not be accepted after the scheduled testing time. Testing will be held at the Fredericksburg Police Department, 2200 Cowan Boulevard, Fredericksburg, VA 22401. Be prepared. Bring your valid drivers license.Bring a calculator.All other testing materials will be provided.Bring water and snacks. Dress appropriately. Arrive at the testing site in fitness attire and athletic shoes. Upon successful completion of the written test, you will immediately attempt the physical agility test. Please plan for at least two hours for written testing and four hours to complete the physical agility testing. Unauthorized. Cell phones, smart watches or other electronic devices that access the internet are not permitted.Leave these items in your vehicle. Study materials are available at your expense: The entire selection process includes: Written exam ; Physical agility and LawFit testing; Verification of previous work performance and driving history; Polygraph examination; Psychological examination; Background investigation; Police Ride-Along; Senior Panel oral review board; Interview with the Chief of Police; Medical exam. The LawFit fitness test includes: One repetition of maximum weight bench press; One minute maximum sit-ups; Sit & Reach; Maximum pull-ups (pull-downs are not permitted) to exhaustion; Maximum push-ups to exhaustion; 1.5 mile run; Obstacle course in 1 minutes 36 seconds or less (video here ). You must achieve a minimum score of 169 points. For information regarding LawFit scoring click here . Practice LawFit Obstacle Course: Monday March 8, 2021 at 1:00 pm The practice physical agility obstacle course is not mandatory. If you wish to practice the physical agility obstacle course, arrive in fitness attire and bring your drivers license to the Fredericksburg Police Department lobby no later than 1:00 pm RSVP to Sergeant Menck via email no later than Monday March 1, 2021 . Paid incentives are offered if you possess a college degree and bilingual/Spanish-speaking abilities. For more information regarding benefits, click here . Minimum Requirements: 21 years of age by Dec. 16, 2021 United States Citizen Possess a valid drivers license High School Diploma or GED One year of work experience involving public contact No more than two moving violations within previous 24 months No record of convictions within previous 60 months for DUI, eluding, leaving the scene of an accident or vehicular manslaughter No record of 2nd or subsequent DUI No current or previous revocations of suspension of license within previous 60 months due to a moving violation Not have been convicted of or pleaded guilty or no contest to a felony or any offense that would be a felony if committed in the Commonwealth of Virginia Not have been convicted of or pled guilty or no contest to a Class 1 or 2 misdemeanor involving moral turpitude or any offense that would be any misdemeanor involving moral turpitude, including but not limited to petit larceny under 18.2-96, or any offense involving moral turpitude that would be a misdemeanor if committed in the Commonwealth of Virginia Not have been convicted of or pled guilty or no contest to any misdemeanor sex offense in the Commonwealth of Virginia, another state, or the United States, including but not limited to sexual battery under 18.2-67.4 or consensual sexual intercourse with a minor 15 or older under clause (ii) of 18.2-371 Not have been convicted of or pled guilty or no contest to domestic assault under 18.2-57.2, or any offense that would be domestic assault under the laws of another state or the United States Undergo a background investigation including fingerprint-based criminal history records inquiries to both the CCRE and FBI Undergo a physical examination, subsequent to a conditional offer of employment Not have produced a positive result on a pre-employment drug screening Persons testing should be interested in a full-time position involving general police work in protection of life and property through the enforcement of laws and ordinances in the City of Fredericksburg and the Commonwealth of Virginia. If you have further questions please contact: Sergeant Chris Menck 540- - Email correspondence is preferred . City of Fredericksburg Human Resources Department 715 Princess Anne Street, Room 217 - P. O. Box 7447 Fredericksburg, VA 22404-7447 Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)

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