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