Performs responsible Police protective service work in the City of Roanoke; duty involves an element of personal danger.
Any combination of education or experience equivalent to graduation of high school. Graduation from a community college in social or police science is desirable. Possession of a valid driver’s permit issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia. Vision requirements standard is 20/30 in the better eye corrected, 20/40 in the worse eye corrected. Worse than 20/60 uncorrected, must correct with corrective lenses to 20/30 or greater in the better eye; or to 20/40 or greater in the worse eye. Disqualified if uncorrected vision is 20/200 or greater in both eyes. Applicants MUST BE 21 YEARS OLD and submit to a drug screening test and Polygraph. Bilingual, Spanish/English speakers encouraged to apply. Shift work including weekends and holidays. TO BEGIN THE TESTING PROCESS, SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION TO HUMAN RESOURCES. “Persons applying for the position of Police that are able to pass the written and agility test and successfully complete the pre-employment process, will be considered for the next available academy.