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Provincetown Police Department - Provincetown, Massachusetts

May 3, 2021

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Application Deadline:
May 15, 2021

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$N/A annual

Job Description

We are currently looking for full-time certified law enforcement applicants to fill current vacancies on July 01, 2021.
Benefits of being a Provincetown Police Officer Starting salary is $65,055 to $66,438 per year under current union contract.
In addition to the well-known nightlife, Provincetown is a premier LGBTQ international destination on Cape Cod, and whale watch gateway with ecotourism representing an ever-increasing share of visitors. Provincetown has some of the most spectacular beaches and oceanside bike trails in the country, further supporting a broad tourist base. Known traditionally as a fishing community, Provincetown also offers a vibrant and outstanding arts community. It is home to both renowned and emerging artists and writers, and has numerous art galleries and art related cultural institutions. The beautiful and inspirational environment attracts many to reside here year-round. In contrast to the summer months, Provincetown enjoys a very quiet and close-knit community in the off season. During this time, many of the seasonal residents leave, and the remaining residents enjoy the tranquil beauty of the community and its surroundings.

Additional Information

Transition bonus of $1,200 Education incentives: annual bonus of $2,500 for an Associate’s Degree, $4,500 for a Bachelor's Degree and $6,500 for a Master's Degree, additional stipend of $750 for Massachusetts EMT certification.
4-2 work schedule
Uniform Allowance
Paid vacation time up to 25 days
13 Paid Holidays per year
70% health insurance paid by the employer with dental, disability and vision available
Paid Sick Time
Shift Differential
Paid details and overtime

Job Requirements

  • Age: N/A
  • Education: See Above
  • Experience: Required
The Provincetown Police Department is committed to diversifying our work force and we encourage men and women with diverse, racial, cultural and ethnic backgrounds to apply.
At this time, we are ONLY ACCEPTING candidates who have completed a full-time Municipal Police Training Committee (MPTC) police academy OR candidates with an out-of-state full-time academy eligible for a permanent exemption. Those who do not meet this criterion will not be considered.
The following information is quoted from the Massachusetts Municipal Police Training Committee website:
++Advisory Letter++
A person who has been employed as a police officer in another state and is being hired in Massachusetts by a municipal, University of Massachusetts or Environmental police department may qualify for an Exemption from recruit training. In order to determine whether they might qualify for this, an individual may request an Advisory letter.
To request such a letter, an individual needs to submit the following paperwork to the Exemptions Coordinator for review:
Copy of the Basic Recruit Curriculum transcripts from the academy they attended
Breakdown of course titles and course hours
Total hours of curriculum
Copy of graduation certificate
Current resume
An Advisory letter will be provided to the transferring police officer and will contain a statement that would suggest a favorable or unfavorable Exemption would be forthcoming.
This letter could be forwarded to a police department chief a and/or the appointing authority, who would apply for a Exemption on behalf of the police officer.
Andrea Nardone, ESQ, Director of Training and Delivery
Mailing Address: 42 Thomas Patten Drive, Randolph, MA 02368
Voice: 781.437.0302 / / E-mail: Andrea.W.Nardone@mass.gov
Interested parties who meet or exceed the aforementioned criteria should submit a cover letter, resume and 2-page biography to the Office of the Chief of Police Provincetown Police Department 26 Shankpainter Road Provincetown, MA 02657.
All candidates must successfully serve a minimum of a one (1) year probationary period, pass an extensive background check, accept and agree to the conditions of employment including a training agreement.
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.

Contact Information

Chief James F. Golden

Provincetown Police Department
26 Shankpainter Road
Provincetown, Massachusetts 02657
phone: 1-508-487-7000 EXT 317

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