THE TOWN OF BEAUFORT
The Town of Beaufort is currently accepting applications for the position of Police Sergeant. The Police Department embraces the concept of community policing while providing police services to include traffic and criminal law enforcement, emergency response, investigations, and special events. The Department serves a public of approximately 4,300 permanent residents and a summer population that swells to over 10,000 residents, visitors and summer guests. The Town of Beaufort offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 5% 401k contribution, optional 457b supplemental retirement, free gym membership, and a take-home vehicle.
Applicants must currently serve as a Master Police Officer (MPO) or have at least 4 years’ experience with an Associate’s Degree and be eligible for their North Carolina Intermediate Law Enforcement Certificate, or similar combination of training and experience. Selected external candidates will have to complete an extensive 2-4 week pre-hire process that will include a medical examination, polygraph examination, psychological examination, emotional intelligence testing, and the successful completion of North Carolina’s police officers physical abilities test (POPAT). Successful candidates will also have to complete the Department’s orientation and supervisor’s field training program prior to permanent assignment.
All applicants must already have their North Carolina Law Enforcement Certification or be eligible for immediate certification with N.C. Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission if applying from out of state. All applicants must also possess a valid North Carolina driver’s license at the time of appointment. Relocation expenses for may be reimbursed up to $3,000.00.
To apply for this position, please submit a resume, cover letter, Town of Beaufort application, N. C. Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Division Form F-3, and the Authorization to Release Information form. Applications can be found on the below link under the “I Want To…” tab at www.beaufortnc.org. Application packets can be submitted electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed to the address below. Previous applicants will be included in the initial review of applications and do not need to reapply. Finalists for the position will be evaluated in an assessment center to be held in Beaufort.
The Town of Beaufort is An Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer.
October 12, 2018.
Chief Paul Burdette
Beaufort Police Department
215 Pollock Street
Beaufort, NC 28516