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Taking the Exam
What to Expect
Individuals who wish to take the police officer written exam must complete the online Town of Vienna employment application. Once exam dates are set, eligible candidates will receive an e-mail with instructions on how to schedule an exam. 

On exam day, applicants must show a photo ID in order to be admitted to the test site. Advance preparation or studying for the exam is not required. All individuals who take the written examination and score a minimum of 70% will then be placed on the Town’s eligibility list.

Optional Study Guide and Practice Test
Advance preparation or studying for the exam is not required. However, interested candidates may order the POST Study Guide and Practice Test from the test vendor Stanard and Associates, Inc.

Exam Dates
Date Doors Open Exam Begins (No Late Entry)
Sunday, March 1, 2020 10 am 10:30 am
Sunday, March 8, 2020 10 am 10:30 am
Saturday, March 14, 2020 8 am   8:30 am
Sunday, March 15, 2020   10 am  10:30 am

Exam Location & Directions
Vienna Community Center
120 Cherry Street SE
Vienna, VA 22180

  • From I-66, take exit 62 (Route 243 - Nutley Street North).
  • Turn right on Maple Avenue (Route 123).
  • Turn right on Center Street.
  • Turn left onto Cherry Street (near the Fire Department).
  • The road will lead directly into the community center parking lot.