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Trooper Advertisement

WORKING TITLE: STATE POLICE TROOPER
ROLE TITLE: LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER II
POSITION #69072
STARTING SALARY $36,207
PAY BAND 4


JOIN A PROGRESSIVE ORGANIZATION - JOIN THE VIRGINIA STATE POLICE

APPLICANTS MUST BE RESIDENTS OF VIRGINIA

Military applicants must live in or home of record must be in Virginia.

Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

The Virginia Department of State Police is recruiting for qualified applicants for the position of State Police Trooper.  EARN WHILE YOU LEARN.  Qualified candidates accepted to the Training Academy will be paid a full salary of $36,207.  At the end of a successful 12-month probationary period following graduation from the State Police Academy, the annual salary will increase to $40,482.  In addition, candidates will receive benefits including retirement funded by a pre-tax salary reduction plan, life insurance, health insurance, sick leave, and paid vacation.  Upon graduation, candidates are supplied all equipment and uniforms, including a take home car.  They are also eligible, with tenure, for promotional opportunities.

Please contact the Recruitment Unit for information concerning testing dates and locations, training, and selection process.

The duties include but are not limited to: enforcing the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia; investigating criminal and traffic offenses; effecting an arrest; communicating effectively both orally and in writing; testifying in court; safely operating a law enforcement vehicle; effectively interviewing individuals; performing lifesaving functions; effectively loading, unloading, aiming and firing firearms; performing effective searches of people and property; and reading and comprehending a variety of legal and administrative documents.

The minimum qualifications for State Trooper are:

POLYGRAPH EXAMINATION, BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION,
FINGERPRINT-BASED CRIMINAL HISTORY CHECK,
PRE-EMPLOYMENT DRUG SCREENING,
PHYSICAL & PSYCHOLOGICAL EXAMINATIONS REQUIRED.
SUBJECT TO RANDOM DRUG SCREENING.

Specific employment questions can be directed to the Recruitment Office in the
Personnel Division at 804-674-6735 or at the toll free number 1-866-VSP2DAY (1-866-877-2329).

EEO EMPLOYER

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION UPON REQUEST

Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.