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North Carolina State Highway Patrol Job Fair- Oct. 5

Come join the North Carolina State Highway Patrol for a Job Fair on Saturday, Oct. 5 from noon to 4 p.m. at the Holly Hill Mall and Business Center, 309 Huffman Mill Road in Burlington

As a member of our team, you will contribute to public safety by enforcing traffic laws and reducing crime on public streets and highways in North Carolina. Duties include assisting the public in emergencies; investigating highway accidents; apprehending violators of the law and/or issuing warnings; testifying in court; and assisting other law enforcement agencies to ensure public safety.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Age - Must be at least 21 years of age to apply and no more than 39 years of age on the first day of Basic School.
  • Must have High School diploma equivalent (GED)
  • Must be a Citizen of the United States or Naturalized Citizen
  • No Felony Offenses, no serious misdemeanor convictions, good driving record
  •  Applicants must be willing to live and work in any area of the state of NC
  • Vision - Must have 20/20 vision in each eye; uncorrected vision of no more than 20/100 in each eye corrected to 20/20 in each eye
  • Physically fit
  • If applicant is BLET certified, he/she may be eligible for the Fast Track school.
  • A qualified cadet must meet Medical, Physical, Psychological and Background Requirements: Pass Cooper Fitness Test with at least a score of 50% for age and gender; Score at or above 10th grade reading level on standardize test;  Successfully complete polygraph examination, complete background investigation, review boards, physical exam to include drug screening; and psychological exam.
  • Ability to learn, interpret and impartially apply the applicable provisions of the motor vehicle laws of North Carolina.  Ability to collect and present information on patrol activities and investigations in oral and written form.  Ability to deal with authority but courteously with the general public.  Ability to read calmly and quickly under emergency conditions.
  • Necessary special qualifications: possession of a valid NC driver's license. 
  • Special necessary qualification state employees engaged in law enforcement work, as defined by state statute, are subject to and must meet the applicable education, and training standards as defined and established by the NC Criminal Justice Education & Training Standards Commission
Kim Giles,
9/30/2013 11:10 AM