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 Attn: Department of Human Resources

 122 East Main Street

Bedford, VA 24523

Department of Human Resources

122 East Main Street

Bedford, VA 24523



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Or you can call 586-7601 to ask for a form to be mailed to you. You can also pick up the form in person at the Bedford County Administration Building, 2nd Floor, 122 East Main Street, Bedford.

School Resource Officer

  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$36,441
  • Posted Date:08/06/2019


School Resource Officer


Sheriff’s Office


1345 Falling Creek Road – Actual work site will vary




This position acts as a representative of the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office by performing law enforcement services in Bedford County Public Schools. Candidate shall develop programs and relationships that encourages a safe learning environment for students, faculty and staff; teaches appropriate classes within the school system and community; performs school safety surveys; conducts criminal investigations; coordinates Crime Prevention programs within the school system, and conducts other law enforcement related presentations to community groups. Candidate will attend Business and Neighborhood Watch meetings; and may supplement DARE/GREAT Education instructors as required.


Minimum Requirements Include:

  • Must hold current and valid Virginia DCJS Certification as a Law Enforcement Officer
  • 3 years experience as a certified law enforcement officer
  • Must obtain SRO certification within 12 months of hire
  • Knowledge of the practices and methods of police operations and administration
  • Ability to establish effective working relationships with others
  • Ability to work with the general public in a courteous manner
  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing
  • Ability to research and prepare reports and presentations to community groups
  • Ability to successfully complete mandated G.R.E.A.T Instructor Training
  • Skilled in the use of firearms and police vehicles
  • Must possess a valid Commonwealth of Virginia driver’s license and acceptable driving record
  • Ability to maintain compliance with minimum standards for police officers issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia


    Preferred Experience includes:

  • Current certification as a School Resource Officer 

Bedford County maintains a safe, drug-free workplace for its employees. Drug screening, driving record check,a criminal background check, and previous employer references are required for all positions as conditions of pre-employment.

EOE / ADA / Minorities / Females / Vets

Minimum Salary




In Person: Bedford County Sheriff’s Office, 1345 Falling Creek Road, Bedford, VA 24523 (540) 586-4800

Date Posted



Open until filled


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