City Of Monroe

PO Box 69
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Police Officer

City Of Monroe
Monroe, NC Full time
Posted on September 17, 2017

The City of Monroe, North Carolina, has a population of approximately 34,323 and is located 20 miles southeast of Charlotte, North Carolina, in Union County.  There are 29.6 square miles within the corporate city limits.  There is an extra-territorial jurisdiction (ETJ) in which the City provides zoning and building permitting services. 


The city is a “Smart Growth” community and is diverse, vibrant, progressive, and growing rapidly.  The City of Monroe is where the heartland meets high tech.  The community has and continues to experience a strong economy offering residents a good quality of life.  Major types of industries in the city include aerospace/defense, agriculture/food processing, automotive, construction materials, machine building, metals/super alloys, and plastics.  Citizens have access to shopping centers, major interstates, state of the art medical facilities, excellent library, and restaurants.  They can take advantage of the various parks and recreational opportunities available such as the Monroe Aquatics and Fitness Center which includes an outdoor water park, Ellen Fitzgerald Senior Center, and the Monroe County Club.  Educational institutions in the area include Wingate University and South Piedmont Community College.  There are several additional universities and colleges in Charlotte, North Carolina. 



The Monroe Police Department is accepting applications for Police Officer. Applications will be accepted until Wednesday, October 11, 2017, at 5 p.m. Applicants must be a US citizen, at least 21 years old, and hold a high school diploma or GED. Must also have no convictions for any serious misdemeanors or felonies; excellent work history; good physical condition; possess a safe driving record and be of good character and reputation and meet other qualifications as required by the State of North Carolina. No history of drug use. Salary grade 13; salary range is from $36,234 to $56,160. Apply online at and select Employment Opportunities. EOE/Drug Free.