Town of Wake Forest: An Equal Opportunity Employer
The Town of Wake Forest is an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers competitive benefits and salaries. Selections for employment will be made on the basis of applicants' qualifications for the job.  All employees will be treated equitably in regard to compensation, training, and promotional opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or age. Persons with disabilities will be given equal consideration in all matters involving employment to the extent their disabilities do not prevent them from performing the essential functions of their position. The Town of Wake Forest will reasonably accommodate any employee to the degree it does not compromise their safety and health or the safety and health of others.


How to Pursue Employment with the Wake Forest Police Department
Anyone interested in a career with the Wake Forest Police Department must complete an application for the respective position through Jobvite.

Processing of applications takes approximately three to five months. Requirements and procedures have been established for police officers by the North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission and the Wake Forest Police Department. Telecommunicator’s requirements and procedures are established by the North Carolina Sheriff’s Education and Training and Standards Commission and the Wake Forest Police Department.

Benefits for all employees are listed below and detailed descriptions can be found on the benefits page of the Town’s website.

  • Paid vacation/sick leave

  • Additional sick leave (beginning with the 15th year of active service)

  • 11 annual paid holidays

  • 1 paid floating holiday

  • Paid parental leave

  • Paid elder care leave

  • Paid funeral leave

  • Tuition assistance (the Town incurs 50% of the cost for officers to obtain degrees)

  • Worker’s compensation

  • Paid overtime

  • 401K employer contribution

  • Employer retirement contribution

  • Paid medical/dental insurance

  • Paid life insurance

  • Short-term disability coverage

  • Long-term disability coverage

  • Longevity pay after five years of service