Town of Franklin Police Officer
The Town of Franklin is accepting applications for Police Officers at the Franklin Police Department. The position will perform a wide variety of services directly and indirectly related to the enforcement of law, maintaining peace and dignity of the community and assisting the public.
Work will include patrolling the Town during an assigned shift in a police car or on foot; preventing, detecting, and investigating disturbances and crime; performing traffic control work; apprehending suspects; and executing related assignments. An officer within his/her authority shall be responsible for the enforcement of the laws of the State of North Carolina, and the ordinances of the Town.
Applicants must have a high school diploma/GED or greater, must have completed basic law enforcement training and possess a BLET certificate, a NC driver’s license, and have completed requirements established by the NC Justice Training and Standards Commission for certified law enforcement officers. A 2- or 4-year degree is preferred. Base salary is $33,521 DOQ. Benefits include fully covered employee health insurance, dental insurance, and life insurance. The TOF utilizes a progressive pay plan while also providing 5% towards the successful candidate's 401K.