Join Our Team & Make a Difference in Your Community!

MPD March 2022 CMYK
The Mooresville Police Department is hiring!
Work in the public sector is unique, challenging, and rewarding. If you have a passion for serving others, contributing to efforts that can lead to measurable, impactful change, and achieving excellence, then the Mooresville Police Department is the place for you!

In return for your dedication and hard work, the Town will provide career development opportunities such as training and career pathing, benefits that support you at every stage of your life, a competitive salary, and a positive and welcoming work environment.

  • Strong Community Support
  • Starting Annual Salary $49,426 while in BLET (increases to $51,898 upon sworn status)
  • Salary Range $51,898 - $81,163 (starting salary varies based on the applicant’s prior experience and education)
  • Longevity pay each December $250 - $2000 based on years of service if all requirements are met
  • Take home car (must live within 20 miles of contiguous town limits)
  • Up to $4,000 per year for tuition reimbursement
  • $240 annual gym/fitness center reimbursement (must go at least 4 times per month)
  • 88-96 paid holiday hours per year
  • 80-160 hours paid vacation annually, based on years of service
  • 96 hours sick leave per year, accumulated indefinitely
  • Medical/dental/vision coverage offered
  • Law Enforcement Local Government Retirement System
  • Qualifying sworn officers receive an additional separation allowance at retirement
  • 401k plan, contributions made by town (5% annually)
  • Uniforms and equipment furnished by the police department
  • Patrol officers work non-rotating 12.25-hour day or night shifts with every other weekend off (3-day weekend)
  • Worker’s Compensation insurance
  • Paid life insurance equal to an annual salary
  • Fitness center within the police department


If you are interested in speaking with our Recruiting Manager to learn more and discuss the employment process, please fill out the form below and we will contact you.

Mooresville Police Department Hiring Interest Form

1. Application Process
  • Application
  • Written Testing
  • Oral Review Board
  • Background Investigation
2. Conditional Offer pending the following:
  • Polygraph
  • Firearm Qualification
  • Psychological Examination

  • U.S. Citizen
  • No Felony Convictions
  • Must be at least 20 Years of Age
  • Must have a High School Diploma or GED
  • Must successfully pass written testing, oral interview, and background investigation
  • Must successfully complete a polygraph examination
  • Must successfully pass a physical, drug screen, and psychological evaluation