VIRGIN ISLANDS POLICE DEPARTMENT
#45 MARS HILL
FREDERIKSTED, VIRGIN ISLANDS 00840
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Updated: July 17, 2019
Job Classification: Police Officer
Virgin Islands Police Department is currently hiring for Police Officer! Candidates without a college degree are required to take the FrontLine National exam through National Testing Network at your earliest convenience.
**Candidates that currently obtain a college degree are encouraged to contact the VIPD Human Resources department, here, for permission to waive the written exam.**
Salary Information: Police Recruit Starting Pay $33,000.00Police Officer $40,953.00 - $60,000.00Police Corporal $42,139.00 - $60,453.00
Career Incentive Pay:
Newly hired employees who qualified for this incentive, must have earned a college degree or college credits in police science, and criminal justice, including criminology, forensic science, accounting, psychology, public administration or business administration
*Including holiday pay, uniform allowance, night differential, career incentive pay and overtime, police officers may potentially earn an additional $25,000 per year in compensation.
Candidate Contact: Human Resources340firstname.lastname@example.org
Department Overview: Although this police department is divided into two districts, St. Thomas/St. John and St. Croix, we remain one police department dedicated to the safety and security of all of our residents and visitors.
On behalf of the entire VIPD I welcome you to the United States Virgin Islands. Whether you are visiting us for business, pleasure, or plan to move to America's Caribbean -- St. Croix, St. Thomas or St. John, my staff and I truly hope your stay is a pleasant and uniquely fulfilling experience. We are committed to the safety and wellbeing of our residents and every visitor who grace our shores. Each member of this organization is equally dedicated to serving your needs, and earning an exceptional level of trust by holding themselves to the highest standards of professionalism. The Virgin Islands Police Department is a prepared organization dedicated to providing a safe environment and premier police services.
As a proud, diverse, and culturally enriched people, Virgin Islanders are friendly, vibrant and hospitable. The Virgin Islands as a whole is a gem in the Caribbean, whose patriotic unity is interwoven in strong fabric - Virgin Islands pride. During your stay, please feel free to explore the beauty, splendor and tranquility of St. John, the charm or Paradise, with its duty-free shopping - St. Thomas, and the place where the best of both worlds meet - St. Croix, where exclusive historical treasures, magnificent beaches and shopping can all be found on the big island
Population: The current population of the United States Virgin Islands is 106,598
US Citizen: Yes
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Valid VIRGIN ISLANDS State Driver's License: Yes, also accepts any US Driver's License.
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
Hiring Process: Written Test:
To be considered for a position with the VIPD, candidates must pass the Police Officer Written Exam, which is designed to measure analytical ability, observational skills, and human relations.
Physical Ability Test:
This physical abilities test is designed to test a person's physical strength, muscular endurance, coordination and agility by performing basic physical tasks that professional police officers will use throughout their career.
The Hiring Board will interview the top candidates. This Board may be made up of representatives from the Police Department. The Board will then make recommendations.
A complete and thorough background investigation will be conducted on each candidate to whom a conditional offer of employment has been extended. The purpose of the background investigation and record check is to assist the department in reaching a determination regarding each candidate's suitability for employment.
A qualified psychological or psychiatric professional will conduct a complete and thorough psychological evaluation. Each candidate will be administered a variety of psychological tests and participate in a variety of procedures and exercises, the purpose of which will be to identify a variety of personality, emotional, and psychological characteristics, traits, qualities, attributes and tendencies.
A complete and thorough medical will be conducted on each candidate to whom a conditional offer of employment has been extended. A licensed physician will conduct the medical examination. The medical examination will be conducted for the purpose of ensuring that a candidate possesses the general health status necessary to perform the essential job functions of a Police Officer.
Specific Disqualifiers/Behaviors: Felony, Criminal Activity Disqualifiers: