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 from citizens; 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, including effectively 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. Applications must be received at the Lawrenceville Town Office by close of business on or before May 18, 2021. The Town of Lawrenceville is an equal opportunity employer.