Black Mountain Police Department Employment

Police Department Employment 

Thank you for your interest in employment with the Black Mountain Police Department. The Town of Black Mountain is an equal opportunity employer, and all applicants will be treated in a fair and consistent manner. Selection for employment will be made based on the applicants' qualifications for the job.  

In addition to the  Town of Black Mountain application, all Black Mountain Police Department applicants must submit a Training and Standards Form F3  to the Human Resources Coordinator located at 160 Midland Avenue, Black Mountain, NC 28711. 

Police Officer candidates and non-sworn police department applicants must meet the minimum standards as required by the North Carolina Criminal Justice Standards Commission. Police Officer applicants must have completed Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) and be eligible for sworn  status in the State of North Carolina. 

Successful candidates must adhere to standards set forth in sub chapter 09B of the North Carolina Criminal Justice Employment: Education: & Training.

Hiring Process

Processing of applications takes approximately two to four months, based on the background investigation.  Requirements and procedures have been established by the North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission and the Black Mountain Police Department.  

The following is a general progression of the application process and indicate where a candidate is in the hiring process:

  1. Submit an application for employment with all supplemental application paperwork as outlined above.
  2. Applicant will be pre-screened for disqualifying offenses or conduct.
  3. Applicant will be directed to complete PHQ questionnaire on Guardian Alliance.
  4. Selected applicants will proceed to the panel interview.
  5. Comprehensive Background Investigation will begin.
  6. Extension of conditional offer will be made for qualified applicants.
  7. Physical examination, psychological fitness testing, and drug screening.
  1. Police Department

    Physical Address
    106 Montreat Road
    Black Mountain, NC 28711

    Phone: 828-419-9300, option 2
    Emergency Phone: 911 or 828-250-6670 for non-emergency dispatch 24/7

  2. Shannon Hensley

    Human Resources Specialist
    Phone: 828-419-9300, ext. 305

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