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Police Officer

Public Safety

FISHERSVILLE

Police Officer

  • 493842
  • BOX W-520 , FISHERSVILLE, Virginia, United States, 22939
  • Wilson Workforce & Rehab Ctr
  • Public Safety
  • Full-Time (Salaried)
  • Dept for Aging & Rehab Svcs

Title: Police Officer - #W0407

Hiring Range: Up to mid $50,000

Agency: Dept for Aging & Rehab Svcs

Location: Wilson Workforce & Rehab Ctr

Agency Website:  https://www.wwrc.net

Recruitment Type: General Public - G

Job Duties

Wilson Workforce and Rehabilitation Center (WWRC) seeks Police Officers to provide a secure environment for clients, staff and visitors by performing preventive patrols, preliminary and follow up investigations of crimes, offenses, incidents and by maintaining effective patrols for the security of the buildings and grounds. Respond to public requests for emergency and non-emergency services. Provide traffic direction, control and the enforcement of traffic laws and local ordinances as well as emergency assistance and liaison with other emergency services agencies.

WWRC provides people with disabilities comprehensive, individualized services to realize optimal personal independence and employment. We strive to be the preferred provider of comprehensive vocational rehabilitation for Virginians with Disabilities.

Minimum Qualifications

Knowledge of:

Laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia and generally accepted police procedures.
Constitutional safeguards regarding arrest, search and seizure and use of force including deadly force.
Principles of building and personnel security.
Positive behavioral intervention strategies.

Skills in:

Use of police equipment and weapons.

Ability to:

Deal effectively with a diverse group of people and to effectively guide them in emergencies.
Meet the physical requirements of position.

Additional requirements:

High School Diploma or equivalent.
Significant work-related experience.
Applicants must be at least 21 years of age and have a Valid Virginia driver's license.
Candidate must be currently certified as a Law Enforcement Officer through the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services.
Subsequent to a conditional offer of employment, applicants must undergo a physical examination conducted under the supervision of a licensed physician, pre-employment drug screening and an extensive background investigation. (State Code 15.2 -1705)

Preferred Qualifications:

Associates or bachelor's degree in related field.
Knowledge of various disabilities and skill in working with people with disabilities.

Special Instructions: 

RMS provides a confirmation of receipt when your application and/or résumé is submitted successfully. Please refer to “Your Application” in your RMS account to check the status of your application for this position.

This has been designated a sensitive position under Va. Code § 2.2-1201.1.
A fingerprint-based criminal history check will be required of the finalist candidate.

Subsequent to a conditional offer of employment:

Applicants must undergo a physical examination conducted under the supervision of a licensed physician.
Pre-employment drug screening.
Extensive background investigation. (State Code 15.2 -1705).

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during the application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Contact recruitment@dars.virginia.gov for assistance.

Minorities, Individuals with disabilities, Veterans, Americorp, Peace Corps, and other National Service Alumni are encouraged to apply.

To Apply:

Equal Opportunity Employer State applications will only be accepted as submitted online by 11:55 p.m. on the closing date through the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Job Board/Recruitment Management System (RMS). RMS provides a confirmation of receipt when your application is submitted successfully. Please refer to “Your Application” in your RMS account to check the status of your application for this position.

Contact Information:

Name: Human Resources

Phone: 804-662-7003

Email: Recruitment@dars.virginia.gov

 

In support of the Commonwealth’s commitment to inclusion, we are encouraging individuals with disabilities to apply through the Commonwealth Alternative Hiring Process. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to provide their Certificate of Disability (COD) provided by a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor within the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services (DARS), or the Department for the Blind & Vision Impaired (DBVI). Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS/DBVI to get their Certificate of Disability. If you need to get a Certificate of Disability, use this link: Career Pathways for Individuals with Disabilities, or call DARS at 800-552-5019, or DBVI at 800-622-2155.

 

Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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