Employment Opportunity: Police Officer
The Town of Farmville is seeking potential candidates for the position of Police Officer. The Town is currently seeking to pool applicants for a current opening. Applicants may be either certified as a law enforcement officer through the Department of Criminal Justice Services or seeking a certification as a new law enforcement officer.
Applicants must be 21 years of age, possess a valid Virginia driver’s license, have a high school diploma or GED equivalent and have no felony or recent misdemeanor convictions. All applicants must meet the requirements of section 15.2-1705 of the code of Virginia for the minimum qualifications required of the position. Successful applicants will undergo a panel interview; pass a background investigation, substance abuse screening, psychological testing and physical examination.
The Town of Farmville is a progressive community centered in the heart of Virginia and home to Longwood University. The Farmville Police Department is a State Accredited Agency. The Town offers a competitive salary, a 401k retirement plan with a generous match and five year vesting, free health care for the employee and competitive rates for family. The Town provides uniforms and equipment. A take-home car program is available for qualified employees.
Only the Town of Farmville applications will be accepted and they can be obtained from the town web page (http://farmvilleva.com/) or pick up a paper copy at the Farmville Police Department. All applications must be received in hardcopy by mail or hand delivery. Electronically submitted applications will not be accepted. Applications received with-in the past twelve months will be considered.
Deadline for applications will be February 15, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.
The Town of Farmville is an equal opportunity employer.