Lateral Transfer FT Police Officer

Provincetown Police Department - Provincetown, Massachusetts

Jan 24, 2023

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Application Deadline:
Feb 10, 2023

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$See above annual

Job Description

The Town of Provincetown is seeking candidates with excellent problem solving and communication skills to join our exceptional public safety team as Police Officers. Our community-oriented policing policy is committed to accountability, customer service, ethical action, excellence and teamwork. We value and encourage men and women with diverse, racial, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds to apply. We are a progressive organization that values and respects diversity among our employees and within our community. Candidates must be at least 21 years of age; must have successfully completed a POST compliant full-time police academy or equivalent, WITH 2 YEARS MINIMUM EXPERIENCE after graduation in accordance with MGL Chapter41, Section 96B; possess a valid driver’s license and have the ability to acquire a Massachusetts Class A License to Carry Firearms; must be available to work all shifts for a 24/7 operation, including weekends and holidays; possess strong problem-solving abilities with a high level of integrity, and have effective verbal and written communication skills. We offer exceptional careers for those seeking a challenging profession where you can make a difference.

Additional Information

Candidates will be subjected to an extensive background investigation, negative check of the candidate on the National Decertification Index, medical evaluation, psychological screening, and Physical Abilities Test (PAT). Those chosen must fulfill all additional statutory requirements set forth by the Peace Officer and Standards Commission (POST) to become a Certified Law Enforcement Officer under Chapter. 6E Section 4. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and 2-page personal biography to the Office of the Chief of Police, Provincetown Police Department 26 Shankpainter Road Provincetown, MA 02657 by Friday February 10, 2023. Questions can be directed to Lieutenant Gregory Hennick or 508-487-7000 EX 340. The Town of Provincetown, Massachusetts is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, age, or sexual preference, or any other category protected under the state and federal anti-discrimination laws.

Job Requirements

  • Age: N/A
  • Education: See above
  • Experience: Minimum 2 years full time experience (AFTER academy graduation) with training evaluated to the Massachusetts POST standard

Starting salary range is $66,739 to start. Top Step is $81,178. Additional compensation is available through shift differential, educational incentive and longevity pay for qualified applicants, as well as through private event paid details and overtime assignments. Special assignments include School Resource Officer, Detectives, Motor Officer, Court Officer, CCRLEC SWAT (Tactical Response Team), CCDTF (Cape Cod Drug Task Force) Department Armorer, and Firearms Instructor. A generous benefits package including but not limited to paid time off and 70% employer paid health insurance is provided. Life, accident, dental, vision, and disability insurance is also offered. Education: HS Diploma required, College Credits encouraged, College payments via quarterly payments of associates $2500, bachelors 4500, masters or JD $6500

Contact Information

James Golden

Provincetown Police Department
26 Shankpainter Road
Provincetown, Massachusetts 02657
phone: 15084877000 EX 340

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