Probationary Police Officer (Beckley, WV)

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Probationary Police Officer (Beckley, WV)
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The Beckley Police Department is accepting applications for the position of Probationary Police Officer.  The Police Civil Service Commission of the City of Beckley will be giving an entry level Physical Fitness & Agility Test and Written Exam. Applicants will be notified of their physical fitness & agility test dates upon submission of application, tentatively scheduled for September 28-30, 2017. The written exam will be scheduled at a later date.   

Our agency is committed to having a police agency which is as diverse as the community which we serve, and is committed to having a representative group of officers to provide the highest degree of professional law enforcement services in our community that is both growing and diverse.  The employees and members of the Beckley Police Department are dedicated to creating and preserving an environment that offers a sense of security, safety and well-being to all people within the community served.  This commitment requires that the department operate as a part of the community, and in partnership with its citizens, community organizations and businesses, and all other governmental agencies to define goals and develop strategies necessary to achieve those goals.  In support of this mission, the members of the department are obligated to perform those duties required to prevent crime, protect lives and property and preserve peace and order through diligent and impartial enforcement of laws and ordinances, while simultaneously preserving the constitutionally guaranteed rights of all.

We invite and encourage men and women with the talent and experience to become a part of our force.  We are actively seeking individuals from diverse backgrounds and disciplines to join our ranks.  The minimum qualifications for a job under civil service are, 18-40 years of age, High School or GED, complete application, pass a written exam, pass polygraph and background, pass interview board, pass medical exam, drug screening, psychological and pass the physical agility requirements.

Interested individuals may pick up an application at the Beckley Police Department  located at 340 W. Prince St. Beckley WV 25801, between July 17, 2017 to September 15, 2017 or download directly at:


All applications must be returned  to the Beckley Police Department- 340 W. Prince St., Beckley WV 25801 or the office of Recorder -Treasurer located in the City Hall Municipal Building, 409 South Kanawha Street, Beckley, West Virginia by September 15, 2017. 

The City of Beckley offers a competitive salary and benefits package.  If you have any questions please call 304-256-1717