Police Officer I (Testing & Employment Opportunities)

Harrisonburg, VA
Harrisonburg Police Department

Salary: $47,569.60 Annually.

Closing Date: 9/25/2024.

Position Summary:

The City of Harrisonburg is currently accepting applications for non-certified individuals interested in joining HPD, which offers a rewarding career plus an excellent benefits package, including enhanced hazardous duty through the Virginia Retirement System (VRS).


  • High School Diploma or GED. College Degree or Military Experience, preferred.
  • 21 years of age by completion of basic law enforcement academy.
  • U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident Alien with an application for Naturalization filed and pending with Immigration Services, if DCJS-approved.
  • Valid driver’s license with acceptable record per City policy.
  • Able to work 12-hour shifts (6am – 6pm or 6pm – 6am), including nights, weekends, holidays, and during inclement weather.
  • Ability to perform the physical requirements for this position.
  • Must live or be willing to move within a one (1) hour drive of Harrisonburg, VA.