The Town of South Hill Police Department is seeking Certified Law Enforcement Officers.

Duties include:  Enforcing the law, investigating criminal activity, ensuring public safety, responding to radio dispatches, answering calls and complaints, interviewing victims, witnesses and suspects, and preparing a variety of reports.

EDUCATION/KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS REQUIRED:  A U.S. Citizen, at least 21 years of age, a high school graduate or possess a General Education Degree (G.E.D.), possess a valid Virginia Driver’s License, able to bend, stoop and lift items weighing 25 pounds and occasional lifting of items weighing 50 pounds or more. Graduation/Certification from Basic Law Enforcement Training as a police officer in the Commonwealth of Virginia, general knowledge of the geography of the Town of South Hill, ability to carry out verbal and written instructions, ability to firmly and tactfully deal with the public, analyze situations and adopt quick, effective course of action, skilled in the use of firearms and emergency vehicles.

The typical annual starting salary range for the position is $33,280 to $39,241, depending on experience.

The Town of South Hill offers an excellent benefits package and a take-home car for those living within 10 miles of town limits.

PLEASE NOTE: This position is for individuals who currently have a DCJS Certification.


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Pre-employment drug screen and DMV and criminal background checks required.

Mandatory applications may be downloaded from the website, picked up at the Town Hall (211 S. Mecklenburg Avenue, South Hill, VA 23970), or requested by emailing Karen Lambert or calling her at (434) 447-3191.

The Town of South Hill is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity.