Joshua Ross » Employment Opportunities

The City of Bessemer City is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Joshua Ross

City Clerk / Human Capital Officer & Economic Development Officer City of Bessemer CityAdministration Department: Development Services Division
132 West Virginia Avenue Bessemer City , North Carolina 28016 704-729-6505

It is the policy of the City to foster, maintain and promote equal employment opportunity. The City shall select employees on the basis of the applicant’s qualifications for the job and award them, with respect to compensation and opportunity for training and advancement, including upgrading and promotion, without regard to age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or marital status.

Applicants with physical disabilities shall be given equal consideration with other applicants for positions in which their disabilities do not represent an unreasonable barrier to satisfactory performance of required duties with or without reasonable accommodation.


The Bessemer City Police Department is seeking a highly qualified professional and motivated police officer to work in the community.  Duties include protection of life and property, enforcement of laws and ordinances, crime prevention/detection/investigation, enforcing traffic laws and investigating traffic crashes.

Requirements: High school graduate or GED equivalent and NC Basic Law Enforcement Certification (BLET) required. Must be 21 years of age or older, must possess a valid North Carolina Driver’s License, must never have been convicted of a felony in any state.

Requirements: See Job Description HERE

Starting Salary: $30,000-$35,000 Depending on Qualifications

Salary consideration may be given for previous law enforcement experience. Excellent benefits package.

Applications can be obtained at City Hall, 132 West Virginia Avenue, Bessemer City, NC 28016 or online at

Please submit all applications to:

City of Bessemer City
Attn: Josh Ross, Human Capital Officer
132 West Virginia Avenue
Bessemer City, NC 28016
Or email to

The City of Bessemer City is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).