Police Officer I

Website Pittsboro Police Department

The Town of Pittsboro Police Department is seeking law enforcement officers to fill three Police Officer I positions.  Pittsboro is in Chatham County which is in the heart of North Carolina.  Pittsboro, along with Chatham County, is one of the fastest-growing areas in the state.  Our town will continue to grow due to the development of Chatham Park, an expansive work-live-play community that will occupy approximately 8,000 acres to the east of our town and west of the Haw River.

The position of Police Officer I performs general law enforcement duties to include, but not limited to: traffic enforcement and investigation; criminal enforcement and investigation; protecting life and property; responding to calls for service and complaints; writing detailed and accurate reports; testifying in court, and performing other job-related tasks as required.

The salary range is $43,756- $63,066.  Starting salary will be based on experience and qualifications.  Our benefits package includes:

1.     Paid employee medical and dental insurance
2.     14 paid holidays (includes employee’s birthday)
3.     Take home car policy (Some restrictions may apply)
4.     Transfer of accumulated sick leave
5.     Modified Dupont schedule (12-hour shifts, off every other weekend)
6.     Longevity pay
7.     Starting salary increase of 2% for Intermediate certificate, 4% for Advanced certificate, 1% for each year of law enforcement experience (5% maximum)
8.     5% salary increase after successful completion of a probationary period

Applicants must possess a high school diploma or the equivalent, must be 21 years of age, must possess or be able to obtain a North Carolina driver’s license, and must hold a North Carolina Law Enforcement Certification upon hire.

There is no need to submit another application packet if you have applied to us within the last year.  Please email Chief Johnson at sjohnson@pittsboronc.gov if you wish to be reconsidered for a position.

This posting is open until filled.  A completed Town of Pittsboro employment application and a North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Training Standard Commission F-3(LE)-Personal History form is required to be submitted for hiring consideration.  An employment application can be found at https://pittsboronc.gov under Employment Opportunities. The F-3(LE)-Personal History form can be found at https://ncdoj.gov/law-enforcement-training/criminal-justice/forms-and-publications/#91-114-wpfd-law-enforcement-p2 .  Documents may be mailed or delivered to the Chief of Police at Town Hall, 635 East Street, PO Box 759, Pittsboro, NC 27312, or submitted via email to sjohnson@pittsboronc.gov. Pre-employment drug testing, DMV check, and background checks are required upon job offer. EOE.

To apply for this job email your details to sjohnson@pittsboronc.gov

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