Police Officer (Testing & Employment Opportunities)-Harrisonburg Police Department (VA)


The Harrisonburg Police Department has combined the testing registration and employment opportunities into one advertisement. Candidates interested in becoming a Police Officer with the HPD must apply to this posting, even if they are currently a certified officer. Candidates will not be considered for vacant Police Officer opportunities if they do not apply to this posting.

Police Officer Employment Opportunities
The City of Harrisonburg is currently accepting applications for 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).

Police Officer I Candidates: Preferred hiring range of $19.37 – $22.28 per hour (equivalent to $40,289 – $46,342 annually).

Police Officer II Candidates: Preferred hiring range of $20.53 – $23.61 per hour (equivalent to $42,702 – $49,108 annually). An exact salary will be dependent upon the selected candidate’s qualifications and experience.

Police Officer Testing
The City of Harrisonburg will be offering Police Officer testing on Saturday, March 5, 2022 and Saturday, May 7, 2022 at the Harrisonburg Police Department.

Candidates will be invited to the March 5, 2022 testing if the complete application is received by March 1, 2022 at 5:00pm. Candidates who submit a complete application after March 1, 2022 but prior to May 3, 2022 at 5:00pm will be invited to the May 7, 2022 testing.

Find out more information in the job ad on the City’s website: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/harrisonburg/jobs/3367476/police-officer-testing-employment-opportunities.

Veterans and minorities are encouraged to register and apply.

The City provides an excellent benefits package including health insurance, retirement (VRS with Enhanced Hazardous Duty Benefits, & MissionSquare), life insurance, paid leave and holidays.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or veteran status.

The City of Harrisonburg is an Equal Opportunity Employer.