|The Town of Southern Pines Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Police Officer. Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) certification is NOT required for applicants, however it is preferred. The Town of Southern Pines is a growing service-oriented resort/retirement community with a population of approximately 14,500, seeking qualified candidates for a progressive and professional CALEA Accredited Department. The Town offers a highly competitive benefits package to include enrollment in the North Carolina Retirement system, 401(K), medical and vision insurance, a discretionary supplemental income benefit of $100 biweekly, a sick and vacation leave package, all uniforms, equipment and excellent training opportunities. Uniformed officers currently work a 4 on/4 off 12 hour shift. Successful applicants must pass a physical, drug test, comprehensive criminal background investigation and psychological testing.
For candidates currently holding a BLET CERTIFICATION the minimum salary is $37,200 with salary negotiation based on experience, qualifications, and education, and a maximum salary of $64,265.00. The pay range listed is the minimum and maximum for this position. Any offer will be commensurate with the skills and experience of the candidate. WHEN APPLYING FOR THIS POSITION ON THE TOWN OF SOUTHERN PINES WEB SITE, PLEASE CHOOSE THE POLICE OFFICER JOB POSTING.
For candidates that are NON-BLET CERTIFIED, the starting salary while attending a Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) academy is $30,000 – $35,000. Upon successful completion of the BLET program, and successfully passing the state exam to be certified as a police officer in the State of North Carolina, the candidate will be sworn in as a Police Officer Trainee with the Town of Southern Pines Police Department with a starting salary currently at $37,200.00. WHEN APPLYING FOR THIS POSITION ON THE TOWN OF SOUTHERN PINES WEB SITE, PLEASE CHOOSE THE POLICE CADET JOB POSTING.
All applications must be fully completed, with required attachments, and submitted via the online portal. The application period will close March 19, 2021. A selected applicant who is NON-BLET certified will be expected to attend a Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) academy in May 2021
For more information and to apply online, please visit: https://nc-southernpines.civicplushrms.com/careers/