Thank you for visiting the Town of Forest City's Career Opportunities page. We appreciate your interest in employment with the Town of Forest City and look forward to reviewing your candidacy.


The Town of Forest City is seeking a well-qualified applicant to fill the position of Part-Time Police Officer.


This position is paid at an hourly rate of $17.00, with no full time benefits. Preferred applicants will have a good knowledge of modern police practices, laws relating to arrest, search and seizure, apprehension of criminals and traffic control. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must: possess NC General Law Enforcement Certification, high school diploma/GED, have no felony convictions and a valid NC class “C” drivers license. Prior to employment, applicants must successfully complete a physical/drug screen examination, psychological, polygraph and extensive background investigation. Application packets may be received in person at Forest City Police Department or by contacting Lacey Euten at (828)245-5555 ext 1401. For consideration, the completed application packets must be returned to Chief Jay S. Jackson, 187 South Church Street, Forest City, NC 28043 by February 18, 2019. Applications will be reviewed as they are received for consideration. 


The Town of Forest City considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or any other legally protected status.



Please click here to download our application. You may turn your application in at Town Hall, Monday - Friday from 8:00am - 5:00pm.