Police Officer - Virginia DCJS Certified

Employer
Northern Virginia Community College
Location
Fairfax, VA
Posted
Feb 20, 2021
Closes
Feb 24, 2021
Ref
1749841205
Function
Accountant, IT
Hours
Full Time
Job Title Police Officer - Virginia DCJS Certified Department Public Safety Posting Number 03678P Location Fairfax, VA: 22030 Full or Part Time Full Time Position End Date (if temporary)Required TravelRelocation Covered No Salary Range $50,000.00 - $65,000.00Basic Function This police officer position is responsible for providing security for college and personal property at the College through crime prevention activities, patrol, thorough investigation of all reported and suspected criminal activity, and through the enforcement of State laws. This is accomplished by patrol efforts, by possible shift rotation, by interacting with the public in a fair and impartial manner regardless of the situation and by enforcing the laws of the Commonwealth and regulations of Northern Virginia Community College and VCCS . Special Instructions: Retired personnel coming back into service will have 12 months to complete training requirements. In this time period, you may be utilized as needed by the College, without having completed the requisite training. If you are a retired law enforcement officer out for less than 60 months, you can be reinstated with 40 hours of in-service.Duties and Responsibilities This position is responsible for providing security for college and personal property at the College through crime prevention activities, patrol, through investigation of all reported and suspected criminal activity, and through the enforcement of State traffic laws. This is accomplished by patrol efforts, by possible shift rotation, by interacting with the public in a fair and impartial manner regardless of situation, and by enforcing the laws and regulations through use of the same police powers as found in all other police departments in cities, towns, and counties in the CommonwealthMinimum Qualifications Must be 21 years of age. Must be a United States citizen. Must qualify for Police Officer appointment under Virginia DCJS guidelines. High school diploma or equivalent. Successfully pass background investigation. Licensed driver with demonstrated safe driving record.Preferred Qualifications College degree Bilingual individualsRequired Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Ability to demonstrate an understanding of the VA Commonwealth laws, local ordinances, and College policies. Must meet physical and mental job demands. Ability to complete Virginia DCJS certification. Ability to follow instructions. Ability to speak and understand English. Strong oral and written communication skills. Good computer skills. Ability to testify in court proceedings. Qualify to operate a state vehicle.Operation of a State Vehicle FrequentlyOpen Date 09/14/2020 Close Date 12/13/2020 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicants May be required to perform other duties as assigned. May be required to assist the agency or state government generally in the event of an emergency declaration by the Governor.Background Check Statement The selected candidate's offer is contingent upon the successful completion of an extensive criminal background investigation, which may include: fingerprint checks, local agency checks, employment verification, verification of education, credit checks (relevant to employment), and other checks requested by the VCCS and NOVA such as I-9 and E-Verify requirements. Additionally, selected candidates may be required to complete the Commonwealth's Statement of Economic Interest.Additional InformationSupplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ( ). Are you at least 21 years of age? yes no Are you a United States citizen? No Yes Do you have a high school diploma or equivalent? Yes No Are you a licensed driver with an insurable driving record? No Yes Are you currently certified as a police officer by Virginia DCJS? Yes No Do you have a College degree? Yes No Do you speak any foreign languages? Yes No Have you ever been convicted of a felony? Yes No Have you ever been convicted of a misdemeanor? yes no I understand that only information provided at the time of the application submission will be considered when determining my qualifications and only responses to Supplemental Questions that can be verified in my application and resume will be credited. Yes No

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