The Town of Wise Police Department is now accepting applications for the position of Police Officer. All applicants must meet minimum qualifications set forth by the Code of Virginia §15.2-1705, by the policies of the Department of Criminal Justice Services, and all other standards and policies of the Town of Wise and the Wise Police Department. Applicants must be at least 20 years of age, and be able to pass a written test, a physical agility test, and a very thorough background investigation. Applicants must hold a high school diploma, or equivalent, and possess a valid driver’s license. Other screenings and assessments will include, but are not limited to, a medical exam, a psychological evaluation, and an oral interview panel. The physical agility test may be waived for currently certified police officers.
Salary is commensurate with training and experience. Interested persons may obtain an official application, or additional information, from the Wise Police Department at 501 W. Main Street, Wise, VA 24293, between the hours of 9:00 am and 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday. Please call 276-328-9046 to schedule an appointment to pick up an application. Deadline for receipt of applications is 4:30 pm, on Friday, October 30, 2020. EEO/D/V. Authorized by Danny French, Chief of Police.
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