Certified Police Officer (Part-Time)
$6,000 HIRING INCENTIVE AVAILABLE TO NEW OFFICERS*
The City of Harrisonburg is currently seeking applications for Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) Certified Police Officers interested in joining HPD as a part-time employee to assist with various assignments, such as Patrol, School Resource Officer (SRO), Emergency Custody Orders (ECO), and Temporary Detention Orders (TDO).
Candidates who are not currently Virginia DCJS Certified Police Officers will not be considered for this process and should monitor the City’s website for the next entry-level Police Officer-related posting.
*Hiring incentive is subject to the administrative memorandum. More information is located on the City’s website.
This position will:
– Assist with patrol functions, including but not limited to enforcing laws, investigating criminal activity, ensuring public safety, handling calls-for-service (CFS), emergency responses, and other first responder duties.
– Serve in the Community Resource Unit as an SRO assigned to K-12 schools in the Harrisonburg City Public Schools (if trained as an SRO).
– Assist with calls for service related to Emergency Custody Orders (ECO) and Temporary Detention Orders (TDO), to include maintaining security of detained individuals and providing transportation of consumers to appropriate mental health facilities outside of the city limits.
– Perform other duties as assigned.
Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position(s) are filled.
Candidates must submit a complete City of Harrisonburg online employment application in order to be considered. All required fields must be completed, including work experience and education history. A resume does not replace required fields. The position may close at any time after 10 calendar days. (posted 08/25/2022)
If you have questions after reviewing this information, please contact the Human Resources department at 540.432.8920 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Applicants who require reasonable accommodations during the application or pre-employment screening process should contact Human Resources.
Veterans and minorities are encouraged to register and apply.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or veteran status.
The City of Harrisonburg is an EEO.