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Phone: (276) 646-3232 chilhowie.henderson@chilhowie.org

Police Officers Wanted

JOB SUMMARY
Police Officers conduct general policing functions and preventative patrols to protect the health and safety of lives and property within the town borders of Chilhowie. Officers are first responders to emergency and non-emergency service calls, investigate complaints, document the findings of investigations, enforce laws, complete reports and provide a wide variety of public service activities all while building and maintaining a partnership with the community.

QUALIFICATIONS
Applicants for the position of Police Officer must meet the following minimum qualifications and requirements at the time of application:​
• At least 21 years of age
• No felonies or misdemeanors
• Valid Virginia driver’s license with clean driving record
• High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED) college is preferred
• Candidates possessing Virginia DCJS Law Enforcement Officer Certification will be given first consideration
• Be of good moral character and temperate habits
• Well qualified candidates will recognize the importance of building and maintaining a strong partnership with the community.
• Honorably discharged veterans are encouraged to apply.

SALARY AND BENEFITS
Uncertified: $30,184
Certified: $31,845-$32,781
The position of Police Officer with the Town of Chilhowie offers many rewards including the opportunity to make a significant and positive impact in the community, interesting work and career development / advancement opportunities as well as a regionally competitive salary with annual increases and a generous benefit package that includes family medical plan with vision and dental paid at 80% at all levels of coverage. The package also includes life insurance, participation in the Virginia Retirement System with LEOs with the 1.85% multiplier, and disability insurance. The Town provides top tier equipment, a take home vehicle program and 12 hour rotating shifts. This position offers accrued paid time off and sick leave, and Virginia holiday schedule, with regular opportunities for overtime.

APPLICATON DEADLINE AND CONTACT INFORMATION
The Chilhowie Police Department Application is available at www.chilhowie.org under “Police” and “Employment”

Send resume and completed application to:​
Andrew Moss, Chief of Police Town of Chilhowie
PO BOX 5012
Chilhowie, VA 24319

amoss@chilhowie.org

Or in person at the Chilhowie Town Hall

TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION, APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED NO LATER THAN DECEMBER 10, 2021 at 4 pm.