Police Officer I (Testing & Employment Opportunities)-City of Harrisonburg (VA)

Date Posted: January 26, 2024

Employer: City of Harrisonburg




The City of Harrisonburg is currently accepting applications for non-certified 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).


The Police Officer I position has a preferred hiring rate of $22.65 per hour (equivalent to $47,112 annually). An exact salary will be dependent upon the selected candidate's qualifications and experience.


*Find out more information on the City's website related to the $6,000 hiring incentive.


The City of Harrisonburg will be offering Police Officer testing on Saturday, February 10, 2024 and Saturday, April 6, 2024 at the Harrisonburg Police Department. In the event applicants fail the February 10 testing date, they are automatically re-invited to attend the April 6 testing date. At this time, we do not have subsequent testing dates planned. Due to this, the City encourages interested applicants to attend the February 10 testing date.


Registration is required for testing and can be completed online by selecting "apply" in the upper right corner of this posting on the City's website. All registration applications must be received through the City of Harrisonburg Human Resources Department's online application system no later than 5:00pm EST on Thursday, April 4, 2024. The online application system will automatically end registration at the indicated deadline, even if applicants are in the middle of the registration process. Late registrations will not be accepted. Please Note: Applicants who submit their registration prior to 5:00pm EST on Thursday, February 8, 2024 will be invited to the February testing date.


If you have questions after reviewing this information, please contact the Human Resources Department at 540.432.8920 or [email protected]. Applicants who require reasonable accommodations during the application or testing process should contact Human Resources. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to participate in the recruitment process.


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.


For more information, please visit: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/harrisonburg/jobs/4348741/police-officer-i-testing-employment-opportunities

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