Police Officer and Telecommunicator applicants must meet the minimum standards as required by the North Carolina Criminal Justice Standards Commission. Applicants for Police Officer must have completed Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) and have the ability to become sworn in the State of North Carolina. 

Successful candidates must adhere to standards set forth in sub chapter 09B of the North Carolina Criminal Justice Employment: Education: & Training.

Employment Opportunities

The Town of Black Mountain is an equal opportunity employer. Please visit our Employment Opportunities page to view current job postings. Applicants for the Black Mountain Police Department must submit a Town of Black Mountain application (PDF) and Training and Standards Form F3 to the Human Resources Coordinator located a 160 Midland Avenue, Black Mountain. 

Hiring Process

Applicants will be required to submit to a multifaceted hiring process consisting of the following:

  1. Panel Interview - recommendations will be submitted to the Chief of Police
  2. Personal Interview- conducted by the Chief of Police
  3. Satisfactorily pass pre-employment screening and a background investigation as required by the North Carolina Criminal Justice Training and Standards Commission.
  4. Satisfactorily complete a comprehensive field training program.

This process consists of interview questions from certified Police Officers, Police Supervisors and civilians from within the Town of Black Mountain.

  1. Police Department

    Physical Address
    106 Montreat Road
    Black Mountain, NC 28711

    Phone: 828-419-9300, ext. 350
    Emergency: 911

  2. Rhonda Freeman

    Human Resources Coordinator
    Phone: 828-419-9300, ext. 309

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