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 POSITION: Police Officer

LOCATION:  Beaufort, NC

HIRING SALARY: $34,310 - $50,690 DOE



The Town of Beaufort is currently accepting applications for the positions of full time Police Officer. The Police Department embraces the concept of community policing while providing police services to include traffic and criminal law enforcement, emergency response, investigations, and special events. The Department serves a public of approximately 4,500 permanent residents and a summer population that swells to over 10,000 residents, visitors and summer guests.



Candidates will have to complete an extensive 4-6 week pre-hire process that will include a medical examination, polygraph examination, psychological examination, emotional intelligence testing, and the successful completion of North Carolina’s police officers physical abilities test (POPAT). Successful candidates will also have to complete the Department’s orientation and field training program prior to permanent assignment.

All applicants must be eligible for immediate certification with N.C. Criminal Justice Education & Training Standards Commission or eligible for lateral transfer if applying from another agency in North Carolina or out of state transfer. All applicants must also possess a valid North Carolina driver’s license at the time of appointment. Applicants with previous law enforcement experience, advanced education or advanced training in criminal justice or related field are preferred.


To apply for this position, please submit a resume, cover letter, Town of Beaufort application, N. C. Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Division Form F-3, and the Consent to Release Information. Applications can be found on the below link under “I Want To…” at Application packets can be submitted electronically to or mailed to the address below.

The Town of Beaufort is An Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer.



First review of candidates will begin June 23, 2017. Open until filled.



Michele Davis

Human Resources

701 Front Street

Beaufort, NC 28516

(252) 728-2141