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Police Officer ( 7 positions 00782, 00159, 00086, 00783, 00165, 00668, 00670)

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Virginia State University only accepts applications for positions through the on-line state Recruitment Management System (RMS). Faxed, e-mailed, and mailed applications and/or attachments will not be accepted. Visit https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com to complete an online application. Please visit our web site at www.vsu.edu to learn about Virginia State University.

Position Information

Position Information

Working Title Police Officer ( 7 positions 00782, 00159, 00086, 00783, 00165, 00668, 00670)
Role Title Law Enforcement Officer I - 69071
Job Open Date 10/16/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)? No
Hiring Range $38,000 - $42,000
Agency VA State University (212)
Agency Website
Location Chesterfield - 041
Sublocation
Position Number 00667
Job Posting Number 1030443
Type of Recruitment General Public - G
Does this position have telework options? No
Bilingual/Multilingual Skill Requirement/Preference No
Job Type Full-Time (Salaried)
Job Type Detail Restricted Full-Time Salaried - Non Faculty- FTS-1R
Pay Band 03
Job Description

Virginia State University is committed to the preparation of a diverse population of men and women through the advancement of academic programs and services that integrate instruction, research, extension, and outreach. The University is under new leadership and as a result, is currently enjoying a surge in the number of its’ incoming students. We seek committed, fully engaged officers who are willing to interact with our students, faculty, and staff in a positive and integrated manner. Our Law Enforcement Officers are an integral member of the public safety team and will serve under the direction of the Chief of Police, reporting directly to the Sergeant.
VIRGINIA STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. WOMEN, MINORITIES, PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES, AND VETERANS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

Minimum Qualifications

Possess knowledge of law enforcement concepts and fundamentals and proficient in the use of department issued firearm. Possess a valid Virginia Driver’s License and clean driving history. Demonstrated ability communicating effectively both orally and in writing. Must be a U.S. citizen. Must be 21 years of age. Must be able to work rotating shifts, to include weekends and holidays. Must not have been convicted of a felony, misdemeanor crime of domestic violence or offenses of moral turpitude. Graduation from an accredited high school course of study or successful completion of a GED. Some college or Bachelor’s degree a plus.

Preferred Qualifications

Preference will be given to candidates who are Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS)) certified Law Enforcement Officer (Police Officer) or previously certified police officers.

Special Requirements

Successful completion of in-depth background investigation to include, reference checks, fingerprint based criminal history check (including sexual offender registry checks), degree validation, DMV (driving history) records checks and license, will be completed on the selected candidate. Additionally, the successful candidate will be required to complete a Statement of Economic Interest as a condition of employment. Continued employment is contingent upon successful compliance with mandatory training standards for the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services. This is a restricted position due to its funding sources.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Virginia State University only accepts applications for positions through the on-line state Recruitment Management System (RMS). Faxed, e-mailed, and mailed applications and/or attachments will not be accepted. Visit https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com to complete an online application. Please visit our web site at www.vsu.edu to learn about Virginia State University.

Contact Information

Name Carol Watkins
Phone
Fax
Email cwatkins@vsu.edu
Address

Virginia State University
Office of Human Resources
One Hayden Drive
Petersburg VA 23806

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have an Interagency Placement Screening Form (Yellow Form) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff? (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only);
    • Yes
    • No
    • Not Applicable
  2. * Do you have a Preferential Hiring Form (Blue Form) as issued under Policy 1.30 Layoff? (Commonwealth of Virginia Employees Only)
    • Yes
    • No
    • Not Applicable
  3. * How did you find this employment opportunity?
    • State Recruitment Management System (RMS)
    • Agency Website or Bulletin Board
    • Job Board (Indeed, Monster, Dice, etc.)
    • Social Media (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, etc.)
    • Newspaper or Professional Journal (Please specify below)
    • Career Fair or Job Event (Please specify below)
    • VEC (Virginia Employment Commission)
    • Radio/TV (Please specify below)
    • Other (Please specify below)
  4. * Please specify the actual source from your response to question #3 above (Name of newspaper, Journal Title, Job Board, Career Fair, Agency Website, Social Media Type, etc.) If unknown or none, enter: N/A.

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Transcript
  3. Other Document