GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) – North Carolina Highway Patrol is hiring troopers.
The department has 143 open positions statewide. Troop A patrols most counties in the east, is in need of 22 troopers.
Trooper Doug Coley says they’re looking for dedicated officers willing to work extended hours.
“We’ve got certain areas of the troop that we have a lot of vacancies for trooper positions and that is the north eastern part of the area, so we are actively recruiting right now for trooper positions people that are interested in applying for patrol,” says Trooper Coley.
Aug. 7 is the deadline to apply for the patrol schools. If you are interested in becoming a trooper, click here.