Patrol Sergeant

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Patrol Sergeant
LOCATION: Beaufort, NC
SALARY: $41,496-$54,447 DOQ;
DUTIES: The Beaufort Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Patrol Sergeant. This position is responsible for the supervision of a patrol squad, evaluation of assigned personnel, various administrative and other collaborative duties, and maintaining a strong presence in the area of community and problem oriented policing. The Department serves a population of approximately 4,500 permanent residents and a summer population that swells to over 10,000 residents, visitors and summer guests. 
REQUIREMENTS: 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. 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 are 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. 

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 to the Chief of Police. Internal applicants need only submit a resume and cover letter via their chain of command to the Chief of Police.  Applications can be found on the below link under “I Want To…” at Application packets can be submitted electronically to or mailed to the address below. 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

CLOSING DATE: September 10, 2018 at 5:00 PM
CONTACT: Beaufort Police Department
215 Pollock Street
Beaufort, NC 28516
(252) 728-4561