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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 effective 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.

Continued employment is contingent upon succesful compliance with mandatory training standards fo the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services. Selected candidates must pass a Criminal Background check, including fingerprinting and must complete a Statement of Economic Interests as a condition of employment, if applicable

HOW TO APPLY: 

Virginia State University will only accept on-line applications through Recruitment Management System (RMS).  Faxed, e-mailed, and mailed applications will not be accepted. Please visit https://jobs.agencies.virginia.gov to complete a state application.

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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