Asheville Police hiring; all interested encouraged to apply

Looking to begin your career in law enforcement or in fire/rescue? Then you’re in luck! The Asheville Police Departments is hiring. But you need to act fast.

The APD is hiring for the position of Police Officer Trainee. Testing for this position will be offered on June 23 and 28.

The written test will be held at APD headquarters, 100 Court Plaza, at 9 a.m., and the physical ability test will be held at the Woodfin Training Center, 24 Canoe Lane, at 2 p.m.

Visit for an application.

Applications to become an Asheville Firefighter were open through June 16.

Check out the videos below for exactly what the physical ability test entails!

Have more questions? Contact the Recruitment & Career Development Division at 828-273-2144 or email