North Carolina Justice Academy

North Carolina Department of Justice
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Position: Police Officer
 
Location: Fuquay-Varina, NC
 
Salary: $41,399 (BLET Certified/No exp
 
Duties: •Answers police calls for service •Responds appropriately to critical situations; applies police procedures •Investigates crimes and accidents •Prepares incident, accident and arrest reports •Processes minor crime scenes for fingerprints •Serves arrest warrants and criminal summons •Conducts follow-up investigations on case assignments •Serves subpoenas •Works traffic details and assignments •Attends and testifies in court •Investigates narcotics and criminal activities •Writes and serves search warrants •Works varied shifts as required •Operates, inventories and/or calibrates equipment such as breath alcohol sensors, Tasers, cameras, computers, weapons and other equipment •Participates in and organizes community-oriented policing activities •Performs the duties of patrol officer, traffic safety officer, school resource officer, criminal investigator, recruitment officer, community service officer, narcotics officer, or other position as assigned •Performs other related duties as assigned
 
Requirements: •Be a high school graduate or have passed the General Educational Development Test indicating high school equivalency. Diplomas earned through correspondence enrollment are not recognized. Some college preferred. •Be able to furnish documentary evidence showing the applicant has met the education requirements for the criminal justice field of expected employment. •Sufficient experienced to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship, B.L.E.T. or having had a similar position or experience for one to two years. •Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license issued by the State of North Carolina for the type of vehicle or equipment operated. •Ability to meet current requirements set forth by the North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission •Must possess a valid or current Basic Law Enforcement Training (B.L.E.T.) certificate or must be currently enrolled in a B.L.E.T program. Candidates must provide documentation of B.L.E.T. certificate. Applicants need to provide a letter from the B.L.E.T. Director or Coordinator if currently enrolled in a B.L.E.T. program. Out of state applicants must be able to transfer law enforcement certification and training as approved by the N.C. Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission.
 
Agency Web Address: www.fuquay-varina.org
 
Closing Date: Opened until filled
 
Contact Information: Town of Fuquay-Varina
  Dan Gray
  401 Old Honeycutt Rd.
  Fuquay-Varina
  (919) 567-3908
dgray@fuquay-varina.org