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Capitol Police Officer

at State of West Virginia

Posted: 8/20/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 65760
Keywords: police

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Nature of Work

Capitol Police Officer. (Classified-Exempt Employment)

Salary: Starting Salary $30,000

Salary Range: $30,000 - $43,992

Location: Charleston, West Virginia

Under general supervision, perform full performance level security, patrol, and investigative duties necessary for the effective fulfillment of the Division of Protective Service's mission, policies, goals, and objectives. Provides law enforcement and police work involving the safeguarding of the public, state employees and state property and involving other hazardous, criminal, or unauthorized activities.

Capitol Police Officers have the same law enforcement authority as the State Police. The director and designated members shall have said powers throughout the state relating to offenses and activities occurring on any property owned, leased or operated by the State of West Virginia when undertaken at the request of the agency occupying the property. Examples of duties: Perform all law enforcement efforts, investigation of complaints and accidents, patrols the Capitol Complex and other state facilities, and operates Directed Public Access Points.

Examples of Work

Candidates must be 21 years of age and must have successfully completed the professional training required for police officers at the West Virginia State Police Academy. Applicant's WV Law Enforcement certification must be in current status at time of application.

How to Apply:

No online applications. Do not contact the Division of Personnel about this job. Contact the Division of Protective Services at 304-558-9911 to request an employment application. Individuals returning an application must also furnish the following:

• A birth certificate (hospital certificates are unacceptable). Court house or vital statistics certificate only

• High school diploma or G.E.D. (transcripts are unacceptable). An original letter signed by the high school principal or counselor, on school letterhead, certifying graduation is acceptable

• Any other diploma/certificate/license

Minimum Qualifications

This job is not classified or covered under Division of Personnel administered merit system. Do not contact the Division of Personnel. For information contact the hiring agency as indicated.