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Minimum Employment Standards

Every Justice Officer employed or certified in North Carolina must meet certain minimum standards under 12 NCAC 10B .0300:
  1. be a citizen of the United States;
  2. be at least 21 years of age;
  3. be a high school graduate, or the equivalent (GED);
  4. have been fingerprinted by the employing agency;
  5. have had a medical examination by a licensed physician;
  6. have produced a negative result on a drug screen
  7. make full disclosure of criminal charges and Domestic Violence Orders, both upon application and while holding certification;
  8. be of good moral character;
  9. have a thorough background investigation conducted by the employing agency, to include a personal interview prior to employment;
  10. not have a prohibitive criminal history record.