Town of Halifax, Virginia



POSITION DESCRIPTION:  Under the direct supervision of the Police Chief, performs law enforcement and protection work and related work as required.  Situations encountered range from routine to difficult in nature.  Requires a high degree of professionalism with attention to detail as well as a degree of independence and decision making with respect to chain of command.  Frequent interpersonal contact both within and outside the organization.  Shift work may rotate.  Position is responsible for the enforcement of state and local laws, patrols the town, conducts investigations and answers complaints.  Involves exposure to risk situations, uncontrolled and/or unpredictable conditions and at times the exercise of physical effort involving strength and endurance.

QUALIFICATIONS:  High school graduate or GED and completion of in service training reequirement with proof of current Virginia Law Enforcement certification.  Must possess a valid Virginia driver's license.  Must have own transportation.

COMPENSATION RANGE:  $27,000 - $32,100 with benefits based on experience.

HOW TO APPLY:  Town of Halifax employment application is requiredd.  Application and complete job description can be obtained at the Halifax Town Hall located at 70 South Main Street, Halifax, Virginia.  Applications can be submitted in person or mailed and addressed to Chief Kevin Lands, Town of Halifax Police Department, Post Office Box 627, Halifax, Virginia 24558.

Deadline:  August 29, 2014