Fairhaven - Full-Time Police Officer

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Job Overview

Department Fairhaven Police Department
Job TitleFull-Time Police Officer
Salary$58,240 to $73,736
Registration Fee$35.00
Location Fairhaven, MA

Job Announcement

Fairhaven Police Department

Non-Civil Service Transfer Opportunity

The Fairhaven Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of full-time police officer.  Eligible candidates must have successfully completed the full-time Municipal Police Training Committee (MPTC) police academy, possess or be eligible for POST certification. Candidates moving forward will be subject to and extensive background investigation, a medical evaluation, and a psychological screening.

The Fairhaven Police Department is a non-civil service department comprised of 35 sworn officers who serve a population of approximately 16,000 residents over 12.5 square miles.  Candidates should be highly motivated and proactive police officers, that possess a strong community based work ethic, excellent verbal and written communication skills, high integrity and sound judgment.

The current salary range is $58,240 to $73,736 as well as the Fairhaven Police Department Educational Incentive (Equivalent to Quinn Bill) for all qualified employees.  Employees also receive the following contractual benefits: sick leave, shift differentials, holidays, longevity bonuses, first responder bonus and an annual clothing allowance $1,200 and $300 cleaning stipend.   

The Fairhaven Police Department offers many career enhancement opportunities to include Detectives, School Resource Officers, K-9 Unit, Marine Unit, Drone Unit and have many officers are involved in a variety of SEMLEC teams to include the Dive Team, SWAT, CISM and Search and Rescue.   

Interested candidates must:

  • Have successfully completed the full-time MPTC police academy or obtained permanent exemption.
  • Possess or be eligible for POST certification
  • Be a citizen of the United States and be at least 21 years old.
  • Possess the ability to obtain a valid Massachusetts’s driver’s license and Class A License to Carry Firearms.
  • Not use any tobacco products in accordance with M.G.L. ch. 22C, 10.


The deadline to receive applications is January 5, 2023.  Applications are available on www.policeapp.com/FairhavenMA.  Any questions or concerns please contact Sergeant Daniel Dorgan at 508-997-7421 x6082, or email at Daniel.dorgan@fairhavenpolice.org.

Please direct questions regarding this position to Daniel.dorgan@fairhavenpolice.org

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