Police Officer Trainee

Jacksonville, NC
Jacksonville Police Department

Salary: $39,000.00 Annually.

Closing Date: 5/31/2024.

Essential Functions:

  • On an assigned shift, assists fully qualified officers to observe for violations of traffic laws, suspicious activities or persons and disturbances of law and order.
  • Collects evidence and conducts searches; investigates traffic accidents.
  • Responds to radio dispatches and answers calls and complaints; issues traffic citations; serves warrants, summons, etc.; completes arrest records.
  • Provides police escorts, directs traffic; performs residential and commercial checks.
  • Participates in a variety of in-service and special training programs.
  • Responds to and investigates domestic disputes; assists other law enforcement agencies when requested or assigned.
  • May be assigned to crime prevention, investigations, SWAT, community response, traffic, juvenile, or related areas for training purposes.
  • Performs related tasks as required.


  • Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school.
  • Possession of an appropriate driver’s license valid in the State of North Carolina.
  • Ability to acquire Basic Law Enforcement certificate issued by the State of North Carolina. Possession of or ability to acquire CPR, MDT-DCI, Radar and Intoxilizer certifications.
  • Must meet and maintain minimum training and experience requirements for position as established by the department and the State of North Carolina.