Current Openings

The Town of Kitty Hawk  is currently accepting applications for a qualified Police Officer.

Responsibilities include:  Enforcing state statutes and municipal ordinances to protect and serve the Town. Patrolling Town to maintain order, prevent crimes, and protect life and property. Responding to calls for service, conducting preliminary and follow up investigations through interviews and gathering and securing of evidence and attending Court.

Minimum Requirements:  Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school and completion of North Carolina Basic Law Enforcement Training. Must meet the requirements to be certified as a law enforcement officer in the State of North Carolina by the North Carolina Education, Training, and Standards Commission.

The Department is considering both applicants who have no experience and those who are currently police officers both in and out of North Carolina.  Only applicants who have North Carolina Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) Certification, the ability to obtain NC BLET or the Out-of-State equivalent, will be considered.

Starting Pay:  Equivalent with Experience

To Apply:  Must complete Town Application and Personal History Statement from the North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission.   For applications or additional information, log onto You may also contact Melody Clopton at 252-261-3552 or [email protected]

Mail the completed applications to Town of Kitty Hawk, Melody Clopton, P.O. Box 549 Kitty Hawk, NC 27949. Email to [email protected] Position is open until filled. EOE.

Town Employment Application

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