Senior Police Officer

Beckley, WV
Veterans Health Administration

Salary: $49,025 – $63,733 per year.

Closing Date: 08/15/2024.

Position Summary:

This position will serve as a Senior Police Officer at the Beckley VA Medical Center. The Police Officer will perform a full range of police duties by following and executing rules, regulations, or procedures covering law and rules enforcement, physical and personal security operations, patrol duties, control desk duty, coordination with local courts, and/or crime prevention activities for the local jurisdiction on Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) controlled property.

Essential Functions:

  • Protects the civil rights of all individuals on VA controlled property;
  • Prevents, detect and investigate crimes;
  • Patrols assigned areas on foot or by motor vehicle;
  • Subdues persons causing disturbance or who threaten harm to themselves or others;
  • Follows rules/procedures concerning search and seizure of evidence and contraband;
  • Takes charge of significant and catastrophic events;
  • Conducts investigations, apprehensions, and detention;
  • Obtains search and arrest warrants;
  • Arrests violators;
  • Uses independent judgment in cases where policy is not clear;
  • Provides basic first aid and CPR prior to arrival of emergency medical personnel;
  • Prepares report of activities and events that occurred during shift;
  • Performs traffic control;
  • Assists citizens in emergency situations; and,
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • You must be a U.S. citizen to apply for this job.
  • All applicants tentatively selected for VA employment in a testing designated position are subject to urinalysis to screen for illegal drug use prior to appointment. Applicants who refuse to be tested will be denied employment with VA.
  • Designated and/or random drug testing may be required.
  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959.
  • You may be required to serve a probationary period.
  • A complete application package; Resume, Transcripts, etc.
  • Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process.
  • Pre-employment physical required.
  • Subject to background/security investigation.
  • Participation in the seasonal influenza vaccination program is a requirement for all Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care Personnel (HCP).
  • Participation in the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccination program is a requirement for all Department of Veterans Affairs Personnel.