TOWN OF LAWRENCEVILLE
The Lawrenceville Police Department has a full-time employment opportunity available for a police officer. The duties include but are not limited to the following: patrolling the Town of Lawrenceville; answering complaints fromcitizens; enforcing laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia, municipal code, and federal violations; investigating criminal and traffic offenses; effecting arrests; communicating both orally and in writing, includingeffectively interviewing individuals; testifying in court; operating a law enforcement vehicle safely; loading,unloading, and firing of issued firearms safely; and reading and comprehending a variety of legal and administrative documents.
To meet the minimum qualifications for the police officer position, the applicant must be: at least 21 years old; a high school graduate or equivalent; a United States Citizen; of good character and reputation as established by a background investigation: educational achievements, prior work experience, character and reputation, credit history and police record; in possession of a valid Virginia and good driving record; willing to work 12 hour shifts; and in good health and physical condition.
The job applicant must not have been convicted, pled guilty or pled no contest to a felony or any offense considered a felony, must attend state mandated training, and possess effective keyboarding and computer skills. It is preferred that the applicant have related work experience or possess a DCJS Law Enforcement Basic Certification.
The Town of Lawrenceville offers a competitive benefits package with a salary based upon experience. Applications are available and will be accepted at the Lawrenceville Town Office, 400 North Main Street,Lawrenceville VA 23868, between the hours of 9 AM and 5 PM or on our website at https://lawrencevilleweb.us. Interested candidates can also submit an application to Chief Stith at email@example.com. Applications must be received at the Lawrenceville Town Office or via email by close of business on or before August 31, 2021. The Town of Lawrenceville is an equal opportunity employer.