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Fayetteville Police Department
Police Officer

Position Title: Police Officer
Concentration: Select
Level of Entry: Lateral Entry

Hiring Agency

Agency: Fayetteville Police Department
Address: 467 Hay St.
City: Fayetteville
State: NC    Zipcode: 28301
Contact: Detective T. Gayles
Phone: (910)723-4138
Email Address: Tgayles@ci.fay.nc.us

Descriptive Tasks/Responsibilities for Position

FAYETTEVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT (NORTH CAROLINA)
Requirements
Fayetteville Police Department Officers are entrusted with the responsibility to keep our cities safe from crime and corruption. Therefore, a history of ethical and moral behavior is of the utmost importance. Your background will be looked at very closely. Applicants who have a history of unethical or immoral behavior will not be hired. You will be subjected to an intensive background evaluation, which will include, but is not limited to, the following: Your past behavior and the choices you have made must demonstrate positive traits that will support your candidacy for Police Officer and reflect favorably on your character.
Must be of good moral character with no record of conviction by any local, state, federal, or military court of a felony or Class A or Class B misdemeanors as defined by the Training and Standards Commission (.0111 )(3).
Must satisfactorily complete the steps listed in the Hiring Process.
New Applicants – Effective March 25, 2014
Complete an online application.
Successfully complete a Criminal History and Driving History Review
Pass a written examination – A passing score is a minimum of 70% on each section of the written test (Standard & Associates, Inc.)
Successfully complete the Police Officer Physical Ability Test (POPAT, pre-BLET version)
Complete an oral Interview
Submit to a background Investigation
Complete a Polygraph Examination
Pass a physical examination administered by a practicing physician in the State of North Carolina, to include vision, color blindness and drug testing.
Complete a psychological evaluation

Requirements

1. Must be a United States Citizen.
2. Must be a High School Graduate or have a GED. Original high school diploma or original GED with minimum total score of 225, and a minimum of 35 points for each section, required at time of application.
3. Must be at least 2O.5 years of age by the date of academy
4. Must possess a valid driver's license and have been licensed to drive for a minimum of one year, with no loss of license within the past year and an acceptable driving record in accordance with the City of Fayetteville Driving Standard. Must possess a North Carolina driver's license prior to beginning employment.
5. Veterans must provide proof of military service (DD-214). If currently in the military, the applicant must provide a letter from the military indicating ETS date.
6. Must be of good moral character with no record of conviction by any local, state, federal, or military court of a felony or Class A or Class B misdemeanors as defined by the Training and Standards Commission (.0111 )(3).
7. Must satisfactorily complete the steps listed in the Hiring Process.

New Applicants - Effective March 25, 2014
1. Complete an online application.
2. Successfully complete a Criminal History and Driving History Review
3. Pass a written examination - A passing score is a minimum of 70% on each section of the written test (Standard & Associates, Inc.)
4. Successfully complete the Police Officer Physical Ability Test (POPAT, pre-BLET version)
5. Complete an oral Interview
6. Submit to a background Investigation
7. Complete a Polygraph Examination
8. Pass a physical examination administered by a practicing physician in the State of North Carolina, to include vision, color blindness and drug testing.
9. Complete a psychological evaluation

Application Period

Application Period Begins: 12/28/2020

Application Period Ends: 06/01/2021

Number Positions to be Filled: 75

Yearly Salary: $38,000.00
(Some agencies may post only their standard hourly rate)



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