Details for Police Officer Position Available


Employment Opportunity: 
Town of Beech Mountain
SALARY RANGE: $36,070.03 - $54,105.06 (DOQE)
An employee in this class performs general duty law enforcement work in varied areas of the department. Work includes patrol, investigating traffic accidents, investigating criminal activity, serving warrants, traffic law enforcement, responding to domestic disputes, and other work applicable to law enforcement. Employee is highly visible in the community and exercises visible presence to prevent or abate crime. Employee must have the ability to develop a positive public image, display tact and firmness when interacting with criminal suspects or witnesses, apply reasoned and experienced judgment and discretion, and project a positive attitude. Work is performed under the direction of the immediate supervisor and is evaluated for effectiveness, visibility, compliance with standards, public support, and attainment of performance objectives.
Education & Experience: Graduation from high school or GED equivalency; experience in law enforcement work and must have obtained (and maintain) Basic Law Enforcement Training Certification (BLET) as a law enforcement officer by the North Carolina Criminal Justice Education & Training Standards Commission and an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice or related field is preferred. Must be available to work 12 hour shifts days and/or nights, weekends, and/or holidays. 
Benefits package: Health/Dental/ Vision insurance, NC Local Government Retirement plan, 401K plan, vacation, holiday, sick leave, etc.
TO APPLY: Submit a completed Town Application and Police Officers Form F-3 Law Enforcement Personal History Statement. Both are available online at Submit application material electronically to
Questions? Contact Police Chief Tim Barnett at at 828-387-2342 ext. 204 or Tamara Mercer, HR Director at 828-387-4236 ext.104

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