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Law Enforcement Officer I

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

Protects life, property, and enforces the laws of the Commonwealth, as well as, regulations of the University within appropriate jurisdictional confines.  Conducts campus patrols; enforces State laws and institutional rules; investigates complaints, suspicious activities, crime, and traffic accidents; makes arrest and issues citations.  Provides court testimony and initiates written reports.  Operate police communications equipment.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS 

Demonstrated ability handling firearms.  Must be a certified Law Enforcement Officer, or eligible to be certified as mandated by the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS).  Possess a valid Virginia’s Driver License.  Working knowledge of basic law enforcement concepts and fundamentals.  Demonstrated ability communicating effectively both orally and in writing.  High school diploma or GED is required.  Ability to function mentally and physically under stress and in emergency situations.  Note:  Federal law prohibits a person convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence from carrying a firearm.

Preferred Qualifications

First consideration will be given to those applicants currently certified as a Law Enforcement Officer as mandated by the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services. 

HOW TO APPLY: 

Virginia State University only accepts applications for classified positions through the online Recruitment Management System (RMS).  Faxed, emailed, and mailed applications and/or attachments will not be accepted.  Please visit https://jobs.agencies.virginia.gov  to apply online.

Screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until positions are filled.

These are restricted positions due to their funding sources from non-continuous and non-recurring funding sources.

VIRGINIA STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.  WOMEN, MINORITIES, PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES, AND VETERANS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

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