Current Job Openings

Town of Franklin, NC

Police Officer

The Town of Franklin is accepting applications for a Police Officer at the Franklin Police Department. The position will perform a wide variety of services directly and indirectly related to the enforcement of law, maintaining peace and dignity of the community and assisting the public.

Work will include patrolling the Town during an assigned shift in a police car or on foot; preventing, detecting, and investigating disturbances and crime; performing traffic control work; apprehending suspects; and executing related assignments. An officer within his/her authority shall be responsible for the enforcement of the laws of the State of North Carolina, and the ordinances of the Town.

Applicants must have a high school diploma/GED or greater, must have completed basic law enforcement training and possess a BLET certificate, a valid driver’s license, and have completed requirements established by the NC Justice Training and Standards Commission for certified law enforcement officers.

Hiring range for this position is $40,500 to $50,625 DOQ

How to Apply
Applicants must submit a Town of Franklin application form to the NCWorks Career Center Office at 5 West Main Street, Franklin, NC 28734. The application can be found at www.franklinnc.com on the Human Resources page. Physical address is 23 Macon Avenue, Franklin, NC 28734. Office contact number is (828) 369-9534. Please contact 828-524-2516, ext. 312 for additional questions about the position.

Closing date – Until filed.

The Town of Franklin is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

»READ COMPLETE POLICE OFFICER JOB DESCRIPTION (PDF)

Part-time Reserve Police Officers

The Town of Franklin is accepting applications for Part-time/Reserve Police Officers at the Franklin Police Department. The position will perform a wide variety of services directly and indirectly related to the enforcement of law, maintaining peace and dignity of the community and assisting the public.

Work will include patrolling the Town during an assigned shift in a police car or on foot; preventing, detecting, and investigating disturbances and crime; performing traffic control work; apprehending suspects; and executing related assignments. An officer within his/her authority shall be responsible for the enforcement of the laws of the State of North Carolina, and the ordinances of the Town. Part-time/Reserve Officers will work a minimal combination of 8 events and/or shifts annually (annually is the fiscal year of July 1 through June 30) at a minimum of 6 hours per detail.

Applicants must have a high school diploma/GED or greater, must have completed basic law enforcement training and possess a BLET certificate, a valid driver’s license, and have completed requirements established by the NC Justice Training and Standards Commission for certified law enforcement officers.
Applicants must submit a Town of Franklin application form to the NCWorks Career Center Office at 5 West Main Street, Franklin, NC 28734. The application can be found on the Human Resources page or by clicking the link below. Physical address is 23 Macon Avenue, Franklin, NC 28734. Office contact number is (828) 369-9534. Please contact 828-524-2516, ext. 312 for additional questions about the position.

Closing date – Until filled

» Police Officer Full Job Description (pdf)

» Town of Franklin Employment Application (pdf)

Town Planning Board/Board of Adjustment Vacancies

The Town of Franklin is currently seeking to fill two vacancies on the Town Planning Board/Board of Adjustment. The Town is looking for a town resident and an alternate ETJ resident to serve as a representative on this board that serves on both the Planning board and the Board of Adjustment. The Board of Adjustment meets the 2nd Monday of every month at 4:00 p.m. and the Planning Board meets the 3rd Monday of every month at 4:00 p.m. The meetings are held in the Town Hall Board Room. A time commitment of approximately 2 hours a month is necessary. A resume and current address is required. For more information or to express an interest in serving on the board, please contact Town Planner, Justin Setser at (828) 524-2516.