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State Police Trooper Rehire

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State Police Trooper Rehire

  • 493780
  • 7700 MIDLOTHIAN TNPK , N. CHESTERFIELD, Virginia, United States, 23235
  • Department of State Police
  • Public Safety
  • Full-Time (Salaried)
  • Department of State Police

Title: State Police Trooper Rehire

Hiring Range: Minimum of a $2,199.50 Semi-Monthly rate credited for satisfactory full years of state service as a Virginia State Police Trooper, in accordance with the sworn pay chart. Please contact a recruiter for additional details.

Agency: Department of State Police

Location: Chesterfield

Agency Website: vsp.virginia.gov

Recruitment Type: General Public - G

Job Duties


The Virginia State Police is currently offering a $5,000 signing bonus for those applicants who are successfully rehired and pass their probationary period. The $5,000 recruitment bonus will be paid out after the successful completion of the probationary period and is subject to taxes.

The Virginia State Police is recruiting qualified applicants who want to promote highway safety, serve and protect their community, increase community involvement and partnership, and keep Virginia safe by enforcing the laws of the Commonwealth. We are actively seeking professional individuals with a desire to represent and serve the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Minimum Qualifications

Please note: All contact will be through e-mail. Please check your spam e-mail as needed.

The minimum qualifications for a Virginia State Police Trooper are:
• must be at least 21 years of age on date of graduation;
• must be a high school graduate or have a GED;
• must be a United States citizen on day of testing;
• must be in possession of a valid driver’s license;
• must successfully pass all Phase One pre-employment testing to include a Work Performance Test (WPT) (if applicable);
• must successfully complete a polygraph examination and pass a background investigation to complete Phase Two (if applicable);
• must be willing to travel at your own expense to the Virginia State Police Headquarters located at 7700 Midlothian Turnpike, North Chesterfield, VA 23235 to complete Phase Three of the pre-employment process (medical and psychological evaluation), and while in a probationary status;
• weight must be in proportion to height on date of hire;
• must be willing to relocate anywhere in the state based on Department needs;
• must be willing to work rotating shifts, holidays and weekends;
• must be in compliance with the Department’s tattoo and body modification policies; and
• must attach a letter to the Superintendent requesting to be rehired and indicating three locations of choice to include Division, Area, and Duty Post.

Preferred Qualifications:

*A demonstrated commitment to community service.

Special Instructions: 


Elements of the selection process include the screening of application(s); a polygraph examination; a background investigation; a psychological examination; and a medical evaluation if applicable. The anticipated duration of the pre-employment process is determined by the successful completion of the above items.

Applications, cover letters and/or resumes shall only be accepted on-line through the PageUp recruitment management system at https://jobs.virginia.gov. Please limit resumes to four pages and cover letters to one page. Any additional attachments received in excess of this will not be considered.

PageUP provides a confirmation of receipt of your application, resume and/or cover letter submitted successfully. Please refer to your PageUp account to check the status of your application for this position. Employment questions can be directed to Ms. Katelyn R. Phelps in the Human Resources Division at katelyn.phelps@vsp.virginia.gov. Recruitment questions can be directed to Sergeant Michael R. Pantle via email at: michael.pantle@vsp.virginia.gov; at recruitment@vsp.virginia.gov; or via phone (804) 674-2075

The Virginia State Police is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our policy is to extend opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual’s race, color, gender, age, national origin, religion, citizenship status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, pregnancy, parental status, political affiliation or any other categories protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.



(V)alor (S)ervice (P)ride

Contact Information:

Name: Ms. Katelyn R. Phelps

Email: katelyn.phelps@vsp.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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