Police Officer

Website HillsboroughGov Town of Hillsborough

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About the Position
The Hillsborough Police Department is looking for individuals of high moral character with a genuine desire to serve and make a difference to become part of our team. We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds.

Job Duties
Police officers are responsible for patrolling of town streets and neighborhoods to deter crime or apprehend and/or arrest violators or suspects, responding to calls for law enforcement assistance, gathering information for criminal investigations, and meeting with and working with community members. Fluency in a foreign language is desired (Spanish preferred). A valid North Carolina Driver’s License is required.

Position Qualifications
The hiring process varies depending on candidates’ backgrounds. For candidates who are enrolled in or have completed BLET, the hiring process includes:

Application – Hillsborough accepts applications online through the town’s employment website.
Written testing
Physical assessment
Panel and individual interviews
Background investigation
If a conditional offer is made, a medical evaluation, psychological evaluation, preemployment drug screening, and polygraph testing (where applicable) will be required.
Supplemental Information
Hiring range for officers who have completed BLET: $53,412 – $84,559

A competitive benefits package is provided. The Police Career Progression System offers professional development and advancement opportunities.

It’s preferred that two forms are completed and attached to your online application. You may access a blank copy of each form by clicking the hyperlinks: 1) F-3 Personal History Statement (Download PDF reader), 2) Authorization for Release of Personal Information (Download PDF reader) or copy and paste the following URL in to your browser, https://www.hillsboroughnc.gov/employees/applicant-pages/hpd-recruitment-forms/

If you cannot add the forms in the attachments section of your application, please email your completed forms to Human Resources Analyst Eli Valsing at eli.valsing@hillsboroughnc.gov.

The Hillsborough Police Department has a limited number of or no position vacancies at any given time. Your application will remain on file for one year and will be considered as openings occur. Please reapply after one year if you have continuing interest in this employment opportunity.

For more information, see the recruiting page on the Town of Hillsborough website.

To apply for this job email your details to eli.valsing@hillsboroughnc.gov