New Town Job Opening: Police Officer, Full Time

The Town of Dayton has the following job opening: 

Police Officer (Full-time)

Announcement will remain open until filled.  

Performs intermediate protective service work enforcing laws, investigating criminal activity, ensuring safety of public, collecting evidence, testifying in court, maintaining files and records, preparing reports, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the supervision of the Police Chief.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function listed on the complete job description satisfactorily. The requirements listed in the job description are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and Experience: High school diploma or GED required.  Law enforcement experience required. 

Special Requirements

  • Possession of the Virginia Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) certification is required.
  • Must meet and maintain all training and education requirements for position.
  • Valid driver’s license in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

To apply: Please send a cover letter, resume, and Town of Dayton Employment Application to:  Town of Dayton, Attention:  Town Manager, 125-B Eastview Street, Dayton, VA 22821 or via e-mail to:

The Town of Dayton is an equal opportunity employer.  

Click on the link below to print an application. All applicants must complete an application.

To Apply: Fill out an application