Police Officer - Staunton, VA



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CLOSING DATE FOR APPLYING
March 31, 2018


STARTING SALARY
$36,775


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
- be a U.S. Citizen
- possess a valid driver's license
- be at least 18 years of age
- possess a high school diploma or GED


SELECTION PROCESS
- written entrance exam
- oral interview
- drug screening test
- background investigation
- medical examination
- physical agility test
- psychological test


HOW TO APPLY
The hiring process can take approximately four to eight weeks and requires successful completion of employment application, written test, interview, background investigation, psychological evaluation and pre-employment physical. Individuals who applied/tested and were interviewed in October/November 2017 or more recently are not eligible to apply.

A written test is scheduled for Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. at the Central Shenandoah Criminal Justice Training Academy, 3045 Lee Highway, Mt. Sidney VA 24486. In order to be considered, each candidate must reserve a spot for the test by emailing hrdept@ci.staunton.va.us with your name and "Police Test" in the subject line AND complete a City of Staunton employment application at www.staunton.va.us no later than March 31, 2018.

Interested individuals who hold current certification as a Police Officer through the Commonwealth of VA may, but are not required to, take the written test, but must submit a completed employment application with a copy of certification(s) no later than March 31, 2018 and will be required to successfully complete all other aspects of the hiring process. Starting salary: $36,775/yr (+) excellent benefits including a college incentive for those that qualify. EOE


CONTACT INFORMATION
Ofc. K.A. Shifflett
Staunton Police Department
116 W. Beverley St
Staunton, Virginia 24401
Telephone: 540-332-3852
Web Site: www.staunton.va.us





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