Town of Scottsville is looking to Hire a Police Officer

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Town of Scottsville, Virginia Police Officer Position:

The Town of Scottsville is now hiring a person for the position of Police Officer.

Police Officer Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be a U.S. citizen.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age (prior to completion of the training academy).
  • Must either possess or obtain a Virginia driver's license by time of appointment.
  • Must reside in Virginia (prior to the completion of the training academy).
  • Must have a minimum of a high school diploma or GED.
  • Must pass an extensive background investigation, including a polygraph, drug screening, psychological assessment, and medical exam.
  • Must pass both a written and physical agility test.

Automatic Employment Disqualifiers

  • Non-U.S. citizenship.
  • Felony conviction.
  • Misdemeanor conviction of any crime involving sex offenses, domestic assault, or crime of moral turpitude (e.g. petit larceny).
  • Conviction of DUI or DUI related offense within the last five years.
  • Illegal use of any schedule I, II, III, or IV drug within the last five years.
  • No marijuana usage within a six (6) month period prior to application submission.

Beginning salary: $42,500-47,000 depending on experience 

  • 6-month probationary period for certified officer/12 months for non-certified officers 
  • Interested individuals, please submit an application form, resume and cover letter to jenkins [at]
  • Application form link
  • Review of interested applicants will begin 3/01/2024