Job Opportunity: Town of Boone Patrol Sergeant

Posted By: Wysteria White Career Center ,

The Town of Boone Police Department has a vacancy for the position of Patrol Sergeant.  This position performs difficult protective service work supervising a patrol squad or investigating criminal activity.    

Minimum Qualifications for Sergeant set forth by Boone Police Department General Orders, Section 5.4:

A. This process will be given as needed.  After a promotional process, the completed promotional list remains valid for one year.  The Chief of Police will choose the most qualified candidate for promotion from the current list.  If the list of eligible candidates is less than three, a new promotional process may be given when an opening occurs. 

B. Candidates must have five years of credible police experience as a full-time sworn law enforcement officer. The Chief of Police will have the final authority to determine what prior service will be deemed credible and how much credit will be given on a case by case basis if there is any doubt 

C. Candidates may have had no suspensions more than one day, and/or no more than one written reprimand, or no combination of suspensions and written reprimands in the two years of employment prior to the position posting at Boone Police Department or at another agency where the credible police service occurred. 

D. There is no requirement to be a Corporal to apply for the position of Sergeant; although, prior supervisory experience is preferred.

E. Process 

    1.   Written test                              25%

      Supervisory Scenario (ICS)          25%

      Roll Call Training                         25%

      Management interview              25% 

    1.      Plus, two points for an AA or AS degree (or equivalent hours); four points for a BA or BS degree (or equivalent hours) or higher. 

    2.      Candidates who successfully complete physical testing will receive two points. 

    3.      Additional points may be added if further assessments are added to this process. 

A drug screen and a psychological test may be completed on internal candidates prior to promotion and shall be completed if an outside candidate is chosen as a condition of employment.

Salary: $46,637   Employee will serve a six-month probation.  Town of Boone is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Other benefits can be provided by Town of Boone Human Resources Director, Dale Presnell. 

Education & Experience: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited community college with major course work in police science or criminal justice and considerable law enforcement experience. 

Special Requirements: Possession of an appropriate driver’s license valid in the State of North Carolina.  Possession of Basic Law Enforcement certificate.  Must meet and maintain all minimum training and experience requirements for the position established by the department and State of North Carolina. 

Internal candidates may submit a letter of interest to Captain Bobby Creed by 5 pm on November 1st, 2021. 

External candidates must submit a resume and an employment application available on the Town of Boone website www.townofboone.net.  Questions can be directed to Captain Bobby Creed at the Boone Police Department # 828-268-6934, regarding the application process. 

Applications may be returned to Town of Boone Human Resources at 567 West King St, or PO Box 192, Boone, NC  28607. 

DEADLINE:  All applications and resumes must be received by 5 pm on November 1st, 2021