Police Officer

The Town of Kill Devil Hills is accepting applications for the following position:


This is an entry-level sworn law enforcement position (PO-1).  The position entails diverse duties, which may be physically and psychologically demanding.  These duties include:  community policing, patrol procedures, criminal investigations, accident investigation, preliminary investigations, and traffic enforcement.  The department offers a progressive career development plan for ambitious employees seeking professional growth.  The candidate will receive a 5% increase in salary upon successful completion of one-year probationary period.  Candidates selected for further consideration must submit to a medical exam, psychological testing, and an extensive background investigation.  The department will also require the candidate to successfully complete a field-training program.  Applicants must satisfy certification requirements of Basic Law Enforcement Training as outlined by the North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission.  Applicants must have a valid N.C. driver's license, H.S. diploma or GED (Degree from accredited college preferred) & NC Basic Law Enforcement Training certification.  Starting pay is $47,347 - $60,368 depending on experience, plus an excellent benefit package.  

Deadline:  Open until filled.

Town of Kill Devil Hills Employment Applications must be received in the Administration Department.  

Town of Kill Devil Hills
ATTN:  Charlene Allen, Assistant Town Manager
102 Town Hall Drive
P.O. Box 1719
Kill Devil Hills, NC  27948

To receive an application, please call 252-449-5300, check the website at www.kdhnc.com, or come to the Town Hall Administration Department.

The Town of Kill Devil Hills is an Equal Opportunity Employer.