Nantucket - Fulltime Police Officer

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Job Overview

Department Nantucket Police Department
Job TitleFulltime Police Officer
SalaryStarting: $62,242 | After 12 months: $65,115
Registration Fee$35.00
Location Nantucket, MA

Job Announcement

Nantucket Police Department, MA Police Jobs




The Nantucket Police Department is currently accepting applications from suitable persons for the position of Fulltime Police Officer. Application are open until filled.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Candidates must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Be a minimum of 21 years of age
  • Hold a valid Massachusetts driver’s license
  • Have a license to carry
  • Possess a degree in Criminal Justice or a related field.


  • Full medical and dental, Paid Vacation and Paid Holidays. We also offer additional educational incentives!

Hiring process steps:

  1. Application
  2. Panel interview
  3. Background check
  4. Physical agility test
  5. Psychiatric interview
  6. Physician examination

About the Department & Town:

The Town of Nantucket is a world-class summer resort community located 30 miles out to sea off Cape Cod. Our community is made up of a diverse and vibrant year round population. Our police department is a full-service agency that has many different areas of responsibility. The police department is responsible for five major public safety functions; Police, Emergency Communications, Marine Safety, Emergency Management and Business Licensing. The department has 37 full-time sworn officers, 21 full-time non-sworn staff, two non-sworn part-time staff and 92 seasonal staff.

Nantucket welcomes hundreds of thousands of visitors from all parts of the world here every year. We are world renown for our cobble stone streets, classy restaurants, Hotels and Inns, art galleries, our beautiful harbor and museums. Chain stores are prohibited in our core downtown area making this a mecca for shopkeepers and innkeepers with their unique products and hospitality. The island has miles and miles of beaches available to the public and over sixty percent of the island has been protected from future development. The men and women of the department work hard in their respective areas of expertise to insure that visitors are safe and enjoy their time here on the island.

The Town of Nantucket Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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