The State Bureau of Investigation is North Carolina’s premier law enforcement agency. The SBI offers an exciting variety of law enforcement positions for sworn law enforcement officers and non-sworn analysts and other personnel.
Sworn SBI Special Agents conduct criminal investigations and assist local, federal, and other state law enforcement agencies. SBI Special Agents are assigned to district offices
across the state. Special Agents may also specialize in financial crimes
and computer crimes
For those interested in forensics, the SBI maintains the only statewide forensic laboratory service in North Carolina. The State Crime Lab
employs specialists in the areas of drug chemistry and toxicology, firearms, and DNA analysis. The Western Crime Lab is located in Asheville and the Triad Crime Lab is located in Greensboro.
SBI Agents meet high standards of education and integrity. Read more about what you need to do to become a Special Agent
in the State Bureau of Investigation.
The SBI also offers rewarding non-sworn careers including Criminal Intelligence Analysts, Crime Analysts, Fingerprint Technicians, and Clerical and Secretarial staff at offices throughout the state. Requirements vary for these positions. Learn more about SBI career opportunities
SBI employees are committed to making the world a better place to live and to pursuing excellence in all they do as public servants. SBI values are honesty, integrity, promise-keeping, fidelity, justice, caring for others, respect for others, responsible citizenship, pursuit of excellence, and accountability. The SBI strives to hire talented people dedicated to these values to protect and serve the citizens of North Carolina.
If you are interested in a career with the SBI, you may review vacant positions
. Submit your application only during the recruitment period posted. For SBI Special Agent positions, all required forms are available online but only during the posting period. For questions on how to apply, contact the DOJ Human Resources Section
at (919) 716-6490.