Grafton - Police Officer

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Department Grafton Police Department
Job TitlePolice Officer
Registration Fee$35.00
Location Grafton, MA
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Job Announcement

Grafton Police Department, MA Police Jobs

Town of Grafton


The Grafton Police Department is seeking hard-working individuals who are passionate about their community and serving others with compassion, honesty, and respect.  Join a tight-knit team, receive extensive training, and utilize our state-of-the-art facility.  In Grafton, you can make a measurable impact and receive the support and experience you need to achieve your highest potential.


Competitive Wages

Shift Differential

4 and 2 Work Schedule

Earned Compensatory Time

Educational Incentive

Paid On-Duty Workout Time

Extensive Training Opportunities

Paid Police Details

15 Days of Paid Annual Sick Leave

Sick Leave Buy-Out Retirement

Worcester County Retirement

Pre-Taxed Savings Plan

Paid Court Time

Uniforms & Equipment Provided 

CEMLEC Tactical Team

CEMLEC Drone Unit

CEMLEC Motor Unit

Regional Crime Task Force

CEMLEC Accident Recon

CEMLEC Crime Scene


Police Officer qualifications include:

  1. Be a U.S. citizen (by birth or naturalization);
  2. Be at least 21 Years of age as of the date of appointment;
  3. Possess a valid Massachusetts driver’s license (or obtain one within 6 months of appointment);
  4. Possess a High School Diploma or G.E.D. certificate (preference will be given to those candidates that have a college degree, military experience or combination);
  5. Be a non-smoker or user of tobacco products of any kind
  6. Candidates may not have any felony convictions or equivalent convictions that would be a felony in Massachusetts;
  7. Have a strong character background;
  8. Must have successfully completed the full time Massachusetts Municipal Police Training Committee (MPTC) Full-Time Police Academy in order to achieve basic certification as a police officer (if certified elsewhere, must be able to obtain a waiver from the MPTC);
  9. Must be able to obtain a Massachusetts Class “A” License to Carry a Firearm;
  10. Be willing and able to meet the duties and obligations of a Grafton Police Officer.
  11. Candidates must not have any tattoos, body art, or brands of any type that are visible above the shirt collar (face, neck, or head)


It is also required that you are living within 15 miles of Grafton (border to border) prior to the end of your "Probationary Period" (one year upon successful completion of the Field Training Program).

All candidates must understand that these basic, minimum qualifications do not guarantee candidates an offer of employment. All candidates will be assessed for their fitness for the position through an entire selection process.


The Grafton Police Department welcomes you to apply for the position of police officer with the town of Grafton.  The recruitment process requires a potential candidate to successfully complete the entire battery of testing, which includes, but is not necessarily limited to, the following steps:

Interview Panel:

The interview panel will be held at a time to be determined based on the current staffing needs of the Grafton Police Department.  Candidates that are invited to participate will be given advanced notice and further instructions at the necessary time. There may also be a writing assignment given to candidates at the time of the interview.  

Conditions of Employment:

The conditions are successful completion of the:

POST Certification

Background Investigation: which will be conducted by The Grafton Police Department.

  • Medical Examination: a full medical examination, in accordance with the guidelines issued by the Commonwealth of MA; including a drug screening.
  • Psychological Examination: the psychological may consist of a battery of written tests and interview(s) conducted by a trained psychotherapist.
  • Must be able to pass a physical fitness examination prior to appointment

The Grafton Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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Jobs close at 11:59 PM (Eastern) on the deadline date specified, or when the position capacity has been met, or unless otherwise specified in the announcement. If the deadline date is not specified in the announcement, the agency has sole discretion on setting the deadline and jobs may close without notice. It is the applicant's responsibility to thoroughly read and understand the deadline requirements and capacity limits as outlined by the agency.

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