Police Officer

Website Southern Shores Police Department


POSITION: Police Officer


LOCATION: Town of Southern Shores, NC


SALARY RANGE: $49,722 – 74,583, Starting salary dependent on experience and education.




  • Employee Health, Dental, Vision Benefits
  • Paid Vacation, Sick and Holidays
  • 5% increase after successful probationary period
  • Pay Incentives for College Education
  • Longevity pay plan after 5 years of service with the Town
  • Career development program
  • 401 (K) Plan with current town contribution of 5% of annual salary
  • Take home car program
  • Uniforms and equipment furnished
  • Cafeteria Plan choices (675.00/month allowance for current fiscal year):
      • Other: (401 (K), cash in paycheck)
      • Family major medical insurance
      • Dental insurance
      • Life insurance


DUTIES: Town of Southern Shores is located in the beautiful Outer Banks of North Carolina and is a coastal community, with a year round population of approximately 3000, and seeks highly motivated and qualified candidates for position of police officer to perform general law enforcement duties which may include, but not be limited to: Protection of life and property, enforcement of laws and ordinances, investigating traffic accidents; answering calls for service and complaints; preventing and investigating criminal activity; testifying in court; performing related work as required which includes frequent interaction with the public; writing detailed and factual reports.


REQUIREMENTS: Prior law enforcement experience preferred but not required; completion of high school/GED; NC Basic Law Enforcement Training Certification; possession of valid NC driver’s license at time of appointment; willing to work rotating shifts; and, possession of computer skills needed to support job functions;


CLOSING DATE: Open until filled


CONTACT: Submit resume, Town of Southern Shores application, N.C. Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission Personal History Statement form (F-3) https://ncdoj.gov/law-enforcement-training/criminal-justice/forms-and-publications/#91-114-  wpfd-law-enforcement-p3 and a copy of a photo ID to: Southern Shores Police Department C/O Chief David Kole, 5375 North Virginia Dare Trail Southern Shores, NC 27949, 252-261-3331. Applications are available online at www.southernshores-nc.gov ; or from Town Hall, 5375 North Virginia Dare Trail, Southern Shores, NC 27949. The Town of Southern Shores is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply for this job email your details to jslegel@southernshores-nc.gov

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