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Goldsboro Police Department
Police Officer

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Position Title: Police Officer
Concentration: Law Enforcement
Level of Entry: Entry Level

Hiring Agency

Agency: Goldsboro Police Department
Address: 204 S. Center St.
City: Goldsboro
State: NC    Zipcode: 27534
Contact: Off. B. A. Greenfield
Phone: 919-580-4225
Email Address:

Descriptive Tasks/Responsibilities for Position

An employee in this class performs a full range of general law enforcement duties. Work includes patrolling the City 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. Work may be performed as a member of a patrol squad or in a specialty unit assigned to housing, parks or warrants. Employees must exercise judgment, initiative, and calm control when performing duties; more difficult problems are normally carried out under the direction of or in conjunction with a Police Corporal or Police Sergeant assigned to the same shift. Work involves frequent public contact requiring 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 hazards associated with law enforcement work including working in both inside and outside environments, in extreme hot and cold weather, and exposure to various hazards such as dangerous persons, loud noises, and hazardous spills with fumes, oils, gases, or flammable liquids. Law enforcement duties are also subject to the final standards of OSHA on bloodborne pathogens. Work is performed under the direct supervision of a Police Sergeant and is evaluated through observation, discussion and review of reports for adherence to laws, department procedures, and proper judgment.


City of Goldsboro current job openings are located on our Human Resources page.
To become certified as a police officer by the State of North Carolina you must:

* Be a United States Citizen
* Be 20 years of age
* Have a clean record and be of good moral character
* Complete the Basic Law Enforcement Training Program

Application Period

Application Period Begins: 08/16/2021

Application Period Ends: 12/30/2022

Number Positions to be Filled: 6

Yearly Salary: $38,505.52 to $60,838.72
(Some agencies may post only their standard hourly rate)

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