This posting will be used to fill multiple vacancies.

This recruitment is accepting applications for Non-Certified Law Enforcement applicants, to include applications from current Virginia DCJS Certified Law Enforcement Officers.

The top candidates will be hired as Law Enforcement Officer I with advancement to a Law Enforcement Officer II after successfully completion of probationary period.

Provide a full range of law enforcement services pertaining to wildlife, fish and boating; to recognize and appropriately address public safety concerns while providing such services; to provide presentations, exhibits and programs to the public that support the Agency’s mission

Current Virginia Certified DCJS Law Enforcement Officers are eligible for a $2000.00 sign on bonus!!!
Minimum Qualifications
Knowledge of law enforcement practices and procedures as they apply to wildlife and fisheries management and recreational boating.
Ability to be trained on the use of law enforcement equipment, vehicles, and boats safely and proficiently.
Demonstrated ability to understand laws and regulations, to comply with agency and division policy and procedures.
Ability to plan and conduct law enforcement operations.
Ability to conduct thorough investigations.
Ability to recognize, collect and preserve evidence.
Ability to interpret and apply complex laws, regulations and court rulings.
Ability to provide legally relevant court testimony.
Ability to effect a forcible arrest.
Ability to communicate effectively in an inclusive and diverse work environment; to work cooperatively with agency staff; to engage courteously and tactfully with the public.
Ability to provide educational presentations.
Ability to meet the physical demands of the job.
Maintain a working knowledge of criminal laws, rules of evidence, lawful search and seizure, court rulings, opinions of the Attorney General, and law enforcement practices as they apply to the enforcement of fish, wildlife and boat laws and regulations.
Must work rotating schedules, weekends, and holidays.
A high school diploma or equivalent.
Possession of or eligibility for a Virginia driver’s license.
Experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities; successfully completed required position conditions of pre-employment and probationary employment.

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