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Officer Requirements

Age: Minimum – 20 years of age.

Physical Condition: Must be in excellent physical condition with no obvious physical or vision conditions which will impair performance of duties.

Education: High School Diploma or an approved General Education Development Certificate required; Higher education desired.

Citizenship: Must be a United States Citizen.

Criminal History: Applicants must not have committed or been convicted of any criminal offense that as of the date of application would disqualify the applicant from being qualified as a Law Enforcement Officer pursuant to the rules of the North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Standards Commission. Applicants who have committed or been convicted of any non-disqualifying misdemeanor or minor traffic offense will be considered on a case-by-case basis. For the purposes of this eligibility requirement, the term conviction shall include a prayer for judgement continued and/or a plea of no contest.

Certification and Training: Applicants must be certified in at least Basic Law Enforcement Training by the NC Criminal Justice Training and Standards and/or Level II Firefighter by the NC Fire and Rescue Commission or have the ability to obtain both certifications. Preference is given to applicants that already possess one or both of these certifications.

Selection Process: Includes physical exam, drug screen, background check, polygraph and psychological evaluation, if required.


  • Competitive Salary
  • Advancement Opportunities
  • Provisions for Retirement
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Insurance
  • Sick and Vacation Leave
  • Military Leave
  • Paid Holidays
  • Specialized Training
  • Education Assistance

How to Apply

Job openings are posted under the Jobs heading at the top of the page or by clicking here. Applications can be downloaded and submitted via email to, by mail, or in person at Butner Public Safety.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Within limits of applicable law and regulations, the recruitment and selection process shall give equal employment opportunity to all applicants, without regard to race, religion, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability or political affiliation/influence and shall be based solely on job-related criteria. An applicant who falsifies any record, gives false information or willfully withholds any pertinent information will be rejected for employment or dismissed if employed.

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