Position: Part-Time Police Officer

Job Status
Open - open and accepting applications
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(Posted 10.3.2023)


Starting at $21 per hour 


The Town of Cape Carteret is currently accepting applications for a Part-time Police Officer. The Police Department provides police services 24 hours a day 7 days a week to more than 2,200 full time residents and a population that increases during the vacation season to include part time residents and visitors from across the country.  Part-time employees are required to work a minimum of 16 hours per month.


Candidates will have to complete a background investigation and a pre-hiring process that will include a medical examination, and psychological examination. All candidates must successfully complete the department’s field training program before being eligible to work as a solo officer.
All applicants must be eligible for immediate certification with N.C. Criminal Justice Education & Training Standards Commission and possess a valid North Carolina driver’s license at the time of appointment. Applicants with previous law enforcement experience, advanced education or advanced training in criminal justice or related field are preferred.

​To apply for this position, please complete the Town of Cape Carteret application, N. C. Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Division Form F-3, and the Authorization to Release Information form and submit them by email to: bsilva [at] capecarteret.org or mail to 102 Dolphin Street, Cape Carteret, NC 28584.

The Town of Cape Carteret is An Equal Opportunity Employer.

Open until filled.

For additional information please contact:
Chief of Police Brian Silva
bsilva [at] capecarteret.org
(252) 393-2183