Police officer I

Herndon, VA
Herndon Police Department

The Herndon Police Department is now hiring

 

Salary

Depends On Qualifications

Closing

Continuous

Responsibilities:

• Patrols areas of the town; prevents and discovers commission of crime; 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; renders credible information as witness in court and other related police duties
• Position is considered “essential personnel”; defined as staff who are required to report to their designated work location during weather related or other emergencies, even when town offices are closed or normal operations are suspended

Qualifications:

• Must be a U.S. citizen and 21 years of age at date of appointment; high school diploma or equivalent
• must possess valid Virginia drivers license with a good record upon hire
• must be able to communicate clearly and effectively both orally and in writing; be of character and reputation to pass extensive background investigation
• Current Virginia law enforcement officer certification preferred
• Bi-lingual in Spanish desirable
• Must be willing to sign a condition of employment agreement which precludes smoking on or off duty.