Now accepting applications for Police Officer and Communications Officer positions. Apply today!

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Learn more about the requirements for a career as a Henrico County Police Officer or Animal Protection Police Officer.



learn more about becoming a Communications Officer

We have opportunities other than Police Officer positions.

The Communications Officer is a skilled emergency communication professional who receives emergency 911 and non-emergency requests for police, fire and rescue. Learn more about joining our Communications Officers’ team. We also hire for civilian administrative positions. View a vacancy list and/or complete a County employment application.  If you have any questions or would like additional information, please complete this short form.

Call the Police Personnel Unit (Toll Free): (877)436-HIRE


The County of Henrico does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, or disability.


The County offers a comprehensive benefits package to full-time employees hired in authorized positions. The following is a brief summary highlighting the major benefits available to eligible employees:

  • Paid biweekly and receive a paycheck every other Friday
  • Full-time employees earn 13 days of vacation each year. This increases up to 26 days after 20 years of service.
  • 13 days of sick leave earned per year
  • 11 regular holidays and 2 floating holidays per year
  • Health insurance plan (optional)
  • Dental insurance (optional)
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for health care and child care expenses (optional)
  • Additional life insurance (optional)
  • Retirement through Virginia Retirement System
  • Deferred compensation (optional)
  • Employee Assistance Program for employee and family members
  • Long-term disability insurance
  • Short-term disability insurance (optional)
  • Credit Union membership (optional)
  • Direct deposit of your paycheck
  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Eligible for merit increases after one year of satisfactory employment
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