Law Enforcement Officer II – Sergeant (Middletown)

Posting Details

Posting Summary

Working Title Law Enforcement Officer II – Sergeant (Middletown) Role Title Law Enforcement Officer II Role Code 69072-SW FLSA Non-Exempt Pay Band 04 Position Number 29800146 Agency Laurel Ridge Community College Division Laurel Ridge Community College (Div) Work Location Frederick – 069 Hiring Range The salary for this position begins at $55,000.00 per year, however, actual starting salary will commensurate with education and/or experience. Emergency/Essential Personnel Yes EEO Category D-Protective Service Worker Full Time or Part Time Full Time Does this position have telework options? -Telework options are subject to change based on business needs- No Does this position have a bilingual or multilingual skill requirement or preference? Work Schedule
Primary schedule will be 3pm to 11pm, Monday-Friday. Position may require alternating schedule to include weekends based on department needs.
Sensitive Position Yes Job Description

Best consideration given to applicants that apply by May 5, 2023 .

Responsive to the safety and security needs of a diverse population of faculty, staff, and students at a multi-campus college. To protect life and property and enforce laws of the Commonwealth, as well as the rules and regulations of the college within the appropriate jurisdictional confines. To protect and serve the campus community ensuring that the Laurel Ridge Community College is a safe and desirable place to learn, work, and visit. Accomplished through excellence in preventative, investigative, and enforcement services based on the community-policing model that develops and values community partnerships.

Purpose of Position:
To protect the life and property of individuals on the college’s campuses and college activities off campus through personal action and supervision of subordinates. To protect college property and provide a safe college environment by enforcement of applicable laws, regulations, and policies. To support the established vision and mission of the college through personal action and supervision of subordinate personnel. Properly utilize resources and to use sound judgment in the application and interpretation of laws, regulations, and policies. Work effectively with personnel from other law enforcement agencies, Commonwealth’s Attorneys and their staff, Court personnel and other individuals from local, state and federal agencies. Supervise the daily activities of subordinate police officers, security officers, and work-study students. Assist the Chief of Police in the development and implementation of policies, procedures, and programs. Support the Chief of Police as directed.

Compensation and Benefits

The salary for this position begins at $55,000.00 per year, however, actual starting salary will commensurate with education and/or experience.The position is classified staff and as such is eligible for the benefits package offered by the Commonwealth of Virginia for state agencies. For more information, please visit .

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Laurel Ridge Community College is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a diverse environment, and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act ( ADA ), Laurel Ridge will provide, if requested, reasonable accommodation to applicants in order to provide access to the application, interviewing, and selection process. Please email for further information.

Laurel Ridge Community College is an equal opportunity institution providing educational and employment opportunities, programs, services, and activities. While honoring bona fide occupational exceptions as needed, the college shall promote and maintain equal employment and educational opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnicity, marital status, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions including lactation, age, status as a veteran, national origin, or other non-merit factors. The college also promotes a safe working environment and prohibits sexual misconduct, including sexual violence and harassment.
Special Assignments
May be required to perform other duties as assigned. May be required to assist the agency or state government generally in the event of an emergency declaration by the Governor.
KSA’s/Required Qualifications

  • Must be able to function mentally and physically under stress and emergency situations.
  • Must be able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing using the English language.
  • Must be able to plan, organize, and direct enforcement activities to achieve the goals and objectives of the college.
  • Must possess a general knowledge of statute enforcement, crisis management, first line supervisions, investigative processes, crime prevention and principles of community policing.
  • Must possess considerable knowledge of law enforcement and security concepts, principals, procedures, and techniques.
  • Must possess considerable knowledge of customer service practice and principles.
  • Must demonstrate proficiency as defined by the Department of Criminal Justice Services and department policies and procedures with assigned agency firearms and weapons.
  • Must demonstrate proficiency to safely operate agency vehicles and other equipment.
  • Must demonstrate the ability to give oral and written instructions and to react appropriately in routine and emergency situations.
  • Must demonstrate the ability to gather information and write factual reports.
  • Must be willing to travel between multiple campus locations (including Middletown, Fauquier, and Luray) and work various shifts.
  • Must have a minimum of 3 years of law enforcement experience.
  • Must be currently certified as a law enforcement officer in Virginia or have been certified as a law enforcement officer and be able to obtain law enforcement certification within the time prescribed by the Department of Criminal Justice Services.
  • Must not have been terminated from any law enforcement agency for an act of moral turpitude, excessive or unnecessary use of force, domestic assault & battery, lying or falsifying records, or resigning prior to the completion of a formal internal affairs investigation.
  • Must not be named or pending being named on a Giglio or Brady list by any prosecutor’s office in the United States of America.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license recognized by the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles.
  • Must possess current CPR / AED /First Aid Certification or be willing to obtain certification at the direction of the department.
  • Must successfully pass a background check and drug screening.

Preferred Qualifications

  • DCJS General Instructor and/or specialty certifications are preferred.
  • Previous supervisory experience and/or training preferred.
  • Proven academic excellence and subject matter knowledge, which may be evidenced by training, experience, and/or an associate degree.

Operation of a State Vehicle Yes Supervises Employees Yes Required Travel
Travel as per any required duties of the position, such as to sites/campuses and any training.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number CLS_2156P Recruitment Type General Public – G Number of Vacancies 1 Position End Date (if temporary) Job Open Date 04/28/2023 Job Close Date 05/22/2023 Open Until Filled Agency Website Contact Name Faith Gaile Email Phone Number Special Instructions to Applicants
Upload Cover Letter (this is optional, but recommended) and resume (this is optional, but recommended) and Unofficial Transcripts (this is optional). Reference checks, background screenings, and eVerify are required for all Laurel Ridge positions. Satisfactory reference, background screenings are a condition of employment.

In support of the Commonwealth’s commitment to inclusion, we are encouraging individuals with disabilities to apply through the Commonwealth Alternative Hiring Process. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to provide their Certificate of Disability ( COD ) provided by a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor within the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services ( DARS ). Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS to get their Certificate of Disability. If you need to get a Certificate of Disability, use this link: , or call DARS at 800- 552-5019.
Additional Information Background Check Statement Disclaimer
The selected candidate’s offer is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background investigation, which may include: fingerprint checks, local agency checks, employment verification, verification of education, credit checks (relevant to employment). Additionally, selected candidates may be required to complete the Commonwealth’s Statement of Economic Interest. For more information, please follow this link:
EEO Statement
The Virginia Community College System, anEEOemployer, welcomes applications from people of all backgrounds and recognizes the benefits of a diverse workforce. Therefore, theVCCSis committed to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. Employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications. We prohibit discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, mental or physical disabilities, political affiliation, veteran status, gender identity, or other non-merit factors.
ADA Statement
TheVCCSis anEOEand Affirmative Action Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Acts ( ADA and ADAAA ), VCCS will provide, if requested, reasonable accommodation to applicants in need of access to the application, interviewing and selection processes.
E-Verify Statement
VCCSuses E-Verify to check employee eligibility to work in the United States. You will be required to complete an I-9 form and provide documentation of your identity for employment purposes.

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