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Police Officer Testing

Civilian
City of Harrisonburg - Harrisonburg, Virginia

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Entry Level Salary:
$32,264.00 annual

Job Description

City of Harrisonburg Police Officer Testing Please note the following important information for individuals interested in employment as a Police Officer with the Harrisonburg Police Department. The City of Harrisonburg will be offering Police Officer testing on Saturday, January 4, 2014 at that Harrisonburg Police Department. Minimum Requirements for Police Officer
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 21 years of age by date of hire
  • U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident Alien with an application for Naturalization filed and pending with Immigration Services
  • Valid driver's license with good record
  • Able to work 12-hour shift (6 am - 6 pm, 6 pm - 6 am, or 3 pm - 3 am)
  • Good physical condition
  • Must live or be willing to move within a 50-mile radius of Harrisonburg, VA.
Registration Process: Registration is required for testing and can be completed online at www.harrisonburgva.gov/jobs. All registration applications and a check or money order for $20.00 must be received at the City of Harrisonburg Human Resources Department no later than 5:00 p.m. Friday, December 27, 2013. This is a non-refundable registration fee for the written test. Make all checks/money orders out to the City of Harrisonburg. No starter checks. Checks must include name printed of financial institution and an additional fee of $50.00 will be assessed on any returned checks. Registrations received late will not be accepted. Virginia Certified Law Enforcement Officers. Officers with a current Virginia certification are exempt from the written test and the registration fee is waived. Registration is required for the physical ability test no later than 5:00 p.m. Friday, December 27, 2013. Registrations received late will not be accepted. Bring your current Virginia Law Enforcement Officer credentials to check-in. The following provides information on the testing process. Testing is scheduled for Saturday, January 4, 2014:
  • Written Test
    • The written test will be given at the Harrisonburg Police Department located at 101 N. Main Street, 2nd Floor, Harrisonburg, VA.
    • Check-in for testing begins at 7:30 a.m.
    • Please bring a picture ID for proper identification (Ex: Driver's License, passport, etc.)
    • The testing will begin promptly at 8:00 a.m.
    • It will take approximately 2 1/2 hours to complete.
    • No one will be admitted to the test after the starting time.
  • Physical Ability Test
    • The test will be given on Saturday, January 4, 2014 at the National Guard Armory located at 340 S. Willow St, Harrisonburg, VA.
    • Check-in for testing begins at 11:00 a.m.
    • Testing will begin promptly at 11:15 a.m.
    • To participate in the testing, you must complete a Waiver of Claim for Injury form (provided at testing).
    • No one will be admitted to the test after the starting time.
To be eligible to apply for an open position with the Harrisonburg Police Department you must complete the written test (waived for current VA Certified Officers) and physical ability test. Upon successful completion of the tests, you will receive an original certificate indicating eligibility to apply. The written test certificate will be valid for one year and the physical ability certificate will be valid for the January 2014 recruitment process. As openings occur, the Harrisonburg Police Department will advertise the position and accept applications. To be considered you must submit an online application, personal history statement and Police Officer testing certificates. If you have questions after reviewing this information, please contact Marissa Keagy at 540.432.7796 or by email at marissa.keagy@harrisonburgva.gov

Job Requirements

  • Age: : 21
  • Education: : High School Diploma

Contact Informaton

Marissa Keagy

City of Harrisonburg
345 S. Main Street, Room 207
Harrisonburg, Virginia 22801
phone: 540-432-7796

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