Job Title:  Police Officer

Positions Available:  1 permanent, full time

Employer:  Town of Chilhowie

Starting:    $25,556 certified

                 $24,223 uncertified

Education Required:  HS Graduate, (two-four years of College preferred)

Job Location:  Chilhowie, Virginia

Job Description:  The Town of Chilhowie Police Department is seeking a qualified individual who is interested in working as a Police Officer. Officers patrol an assigned beat, protect life and property, prevent crime, maintain order, enforce laws, do investigative work, and perform public safety tasks. Officers maintain a community oriented policing approach to the community.

Job Qualifications: Candidate must be at least 21 years of age, and be a High School graduate. Must have no felony convictions or misdemeanors. Must possess a valid Virginia driver’s license and have a good driving record. Physical evaluation and background investigation required. Veterans are encouraged to apply.  Virginia Law Enforcement certification preferred.

Pay & Benefits: Pay structure competitive regionally, Virginia Retirement System with LEOs, Medical, Vision, Life Insurance, Disability Insurance, Vacation, sick leave. Through Pay and Classification Plan yearly evaluation allows opportunity for advancement in pay grade and rank.


Contact Name: Steve Price, Chief of Police

Contact E-mail:

Contact phone:  276-646-3232

Contact fax: 276-646-3012

Contact Details: Send resume with completed Application for Employment (located on no later than 4:00 p.m. on October 6, 2015 to:


Steve Price, Chief of Police

Town of Chilhowie

P O Box 5012

Chilhowie, VA 24319


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