Police Officer – Virginia Certified-City of Roanoke (VA)

The City of Roanoke is seeking Certified Law Enforcement Officers to serve as Roanoke Police Officers, performing responsible police protective service work. The duties involve an element of personal danger. A signing bonus will be available for certified law enforcement officers from other jurisdictions within the Commonwealth of Virginia.


Requirements: Current Law Enforcement Certification in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Vision requirements standard is 20/30 in the better eye corrected, 20/40 in the worse eye corrected. Worse than 20/60 uncorrected, must correct with corrective lenses to 20/30 or greater in the better eye; or to 20/40 or greater in the worse eye. Disqualified if uncorrected vision is 20/200 or greater in both eyes. Applicants must submit to a drug-screening test and polygraph. Bilingual, Spanish/English speakers encouraged to apply. Shift work including weekends and holidays.

Starting Salary $41,122.00 Annually. We offer a signing bonus, with contract, of up to $7,000 depending on years of credible service, standing with your previous agency, and other certifications.

To apply please visit our website at www.roanokeva.gov/police. On-line testing now available. Testing information will be shared via email. Complete the Personal History Questionnaire (PHQ) and bring it with you to the test. If you do not bring the PHQ with you on your testing date, there is a two-week deadline from the Human Resources testing date for submission. For additional information please contact the Roanoke Police Academy directly at (540) 853-2649.

For more information and to apply online, please visit: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/roanoke