The City of Bessemer City is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)
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.It is the policy of the City to foster, maintain and promote equal employment opportunity.
The City will 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.
Application Deadline: Until filled
Entry Level Salary: $40,000- $45,000
A current North Carolina Basic Law Enforcement Certification is required in order to apply for this job. (BLET Completion)
Police Officer: An employee in this class performs a full range of general law enforcement duties. Such duties may include but not limited to: patrolling the city during an assigned shift in a police car or on foot; preventing, detecting and investigating disturbances and major crime cases; performing traffic control work; apprehending suspects; and executing related assignments. Employees must exercise judgment, initiative and calm control when performing duties. Work involves frequent public contact, which requires tact, firmness and decisiveness. Work is performed in accordance with departmental policy and state and federal law, supplemented with specific directions from superior officers. Employees are subject to the usual hazards of law enforcement work. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Police Sergeant or Police Captain and is evaluated through observation, discussion and review of reports.
Anyone who feels they meet the minimum requirements and are interested in the position may apply by completing the electronic employment application below.
City of Bessemer City is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)