Human Resources & Employment
The Human Resources Department has the responsibility of OSHA compliance, employee safety and wellness, workers compensation, liability insurance, health insurance and the personnel functions of the City. This requires orientation and training for both new and existing employees in order to stay in compliance with ever changing regulations.
- Competitive starting salary
- Group Health and Hospitalization Insurance (Available for Dependents at Employee's Expense)
- Sick Leave
- Employee Assistance Program
- Death Benefit Insurance
None at the present time.
Effective March 1, 2015, complete applications will be accepted for current job vacancies only.
Resources for Current & Future Employees:
Application for Employment
Employee Policies and Procedures Manual - Effective March 1, 2016
Safety Policy Manual
Notice of Privacy Practices (coming soon)
Police Employment Information:
Upon completion the Basic Law Enforcement Training School, officers are entered into the Field Training Program for seventeen weeks. After this time, officers can receive advanced or specialized training in areas of Traffic, Patrol, Criminal Investigations, Drugs and Narcotics, Hostage Negotiations, and many other police skills. The courses can serve as accreditation for Advance Certification by the North Carolina Training and Standard Commission and also toward promotion possibilities.
- Graduation from High School or GED
- Basic Law Enforcement Certified (BLET)
- Must be 21 years old and have a valid North Carolina Drivers license
- Live within 30 minutes of the police department
- Must be an American Citizen
- Not convicted of a Felony or serious misdemeanor
- Veterans must have a DD-214 Honorable Discharge