Become Part of Our Team Today!

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We are seeking applicants who are interested in joining a 21st Century progressive and community-oriented police agency.   

The Zebulon Police Department is looking for qualified, motivated men and women with a strong, professional work ethic, exceptional communication skills and who want to make a positive difference in our community. As a member of the Zebulon Police Department you will enjoy excellent benefits, competitive salary and a professional working environment.  

Officers with experience may receive higher salary dependent upon years of service, training and overall experience.  A 5% increase may be given upon successful completion of the probationary period.  

Minimum Requirements

The Zebulon Police Department's minimum requirements for employment as a police officer are:

  • High school graduate or equivalent with some college preferred
  • Must be at least 20 years of age
  • Good moral character (as determined by an extensive background investigation)
  • Not have been convicted of a felony or crime punishable by more than two year imprisonment or an offense involving moral turpitude as well as obtain clearance from NC. Criminal Justice Education Training and Standards Requirements
  • Must possess a valid Driver's License
  • Demonstrate employment stability
  • Ability to work varied shifts
  • Ability to deal with the public tactfully and firmly
  • Citizenship/U.S. work authorization
  • Pass an interview, a CVSA (computer voice stress analysis) given by a certified examiner,  a psychological test, a drug screen and a medical examination.

The Town of Zebulon is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply

All applications must be made through Neogov. No paper applications will be accepted.

If contacted to move forward in the process the following information will be required:

  • Copy of Drivers License (All States)         
  • Copy of Birth Certificate
  • Copy of High School Diploma
  • Copy of College Degree Diplomas (If Any)
  • Certified copy of College Transcripts
  • Copy of DD214 (If you have  Military Experience)
  • Copy of Social Security Card
  • Photograph of yourself
  • Completed F-3 (signed & notarized)
  • Town of Zebulon Application
  • Authorization of Release (notarized)
  • Credit Report

Resumes may be submitted in addition to but not in lieu of a completed employment application.  Applications may be mailed or hand-delivered to the Zebulon Police Department located at 1001 N. Arendell Avenue Zebulon, NC 27597. 

For more information about the Police Department Process:

Contact Chief Jacqui Boykin at  or call (919) 823-1820.