Police Officer I

  • Prince William County Police Department
  • Prince William County, VA, United States
  • Sep 29, 2017
Full time Other

Job Description

Are you looking for a position that will allow you to make a difference in the community? Prince William County Police Department is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Police Officer. Join a progressive department with great benefits and a competitive starting salary of $48,256.00-$81,910.40 (pay incentives for certified officers, military experience, college graduates, and Spanish language fluency).  Prince William County Police Officers enjoy a paid VRS retirement, permanent, non-rotating shifts on patrol and paid Academy training. 

GENERAL DEFINITION OF WORK:

Performs responsible protective service work in the police department; does related work as required. The work involves an element of personal danger.  Work is performed under regular supervision.

TYPICAL TASKS:

On an assigned shift, operates a patrol car to observe for violations of traffic laws, suspicious activities or persons and disturbances of law and order; responds to radio dispatches and answers calls and complaints; serves warrants and make arrests; testifies in court; provides police escorts; directs traffic; performs special assignment of booking or desk officer; reports unsafe conditions existing in street or other public facilities; assists with criminal investigations by presenting evidence, interviewing victims and witnesses, prepares property and evidence duties, recording and issuing of evidence in court cases; may be assigned to Police Academy as Instructor; prepares detailed reports.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

U.S. citizen; 21 years old upon completion of academy; high school diploma or equivalent; valid driver's license; vision correctable to 20/40 in worst eye and 20/20 in best eye; able to complete physical fitness requirements; hearing meets medical standards; no felony convictions or serious misdemeanors; no tobacco agreement.

Visit www.joinpwcpd.org for more information and to apply online.