The Town of Purcellville in western Loudoun County, VA is establishing an eligibility list for qualified candidates for current and future vacancies for the position of Police Officer.
This position involves non-supervisory general duty police work involving the protection of life and property through enforcement of laws and ordinances. Patrols areas of the Town; apprehends criminals and offenders; enforces traffic laws; responds to calls for service and complaints from citizens involving accidents, misdemeanors and felonies; conducts accident and criminal investigation; gathers evidence; interviews suspects and witnesses; writes reports; makes arrests as required; testifies as witness in court and other related police duties. Shifts are 12 hours in duration.
• U.S. Citizen
• Must be 21 years of age at time of appointment
• High School diploma or GED
• Valid driver’s license
• Be of character and reputation to pass an extensive background investigation
• Virginia DCJS Certified Law Enforcement Officer
• Associate’s, Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a related field
• Bilingual in English/Spanish.
Selection process will include an initial interview, background investigation, polygraph, and psychological evaluation, physical and oral board. The polygraph will cover the following areas: illegal drug use, undetected crime, and other areas regarding personal history.
The Town of Purcellville offers a full comprehensive benefits package that includes VRS State Retirement with a Hazardous Duty Supplement, paid annual, sick and personal leave, life insurance, paid holidays, and medical and dental insurance through Anthem BC/BS. In addition, employees may participate in the VA Credit Union and a Deferred Compensation Plan with a match.