Law Enforcement Officer I

Virginia Western Community College in Virginia

Deadline April 30, 2012
Date Posted April 17, 2012
Type Administrative
Salary Commensurate with experience
Employment Type Full-time












Virginia Western, the Community's College that is located in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains of the Roanoke Valley, is accepting applications for a Law Enforcement Officer I. The Law Enforcement Officer I provides protection of persons and property and performs regularly assigned campus patrols and incident investigations. Applicants must be available to work a flexible work schedule, including evening hours, weekends, holidays, and rotating shifts.



REQUIRED: Considerable knowledge of public safety and security laws, legal codes, as well as regulations and equipment, to ensure effective safeguarding and security of people, buildings, and property of Virginia Western Community College. Ability to follow oral and written instructions and procedures. Ability to write, proofread, and edit written reports. Ability to react appropriately in emergency situations. Ability to work all shifts, carrying equipment and performing foot and vehicle patrols. Must possess or be able to obtain Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) law enforcement academy certification and a valid Virginia driver's license.


DESIRED: Previous work experience working in a college, military and/or police municipal environment. Current Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) law enforcement academy certification is preferred.


TO APPLY: Only online applications accepted. For more information regarding the application process at Virginia Western, please visit our website: and select career openings. Applicants MUST complete all applicable sections of the online application in order for the application to be considered during the recruitment process. A resume, cover letter, and transcripts of all college coursework completed must be included as part of the on-line application process. Incomplete on-line applications along with other materials submitted via e-mail attachment, postal mail, fax, or in-person will not be considered. All documents must be received with a complete online application by 5:00 pm (EST) on the closing date. Questions about the on-line application process, feel free to call (540) 857-7282.


Selected applicant will be subject to criminal history and credit background checks as a condition of employment.


TTY: "711" or 1-800-828-1120. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Acts (ADA and ADAAA), Virginia Western will provide, if requested, reasonable accommodation to applicants in need of access to the application, interviewing and selection processes. Females, minorities, and those with disabilities are encouraged to apply. VWCC is committed to EO/AA and Diversity.



Deadline to Apply: 04/30/2012 by 5:00pm (EST)





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