Rockport - Reserve Police Officer (Academy Trained)

Job Overview

Department Rockport Police Department
TypeCertified
Job TitleReserve Police Officer (Academy Trained)
Salary $21.00 per hour
Deadline Jul 30, 2021 11:59 PM Eastern
Registration Fee$20.00
Contactchief@pd.rockportma.gov
Location Rockport, MA
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Rockport Police Department, MA Police Jobs

Town of Rockport

Reserve Police Officer (Academy Trained)

OVERVIEW

The Town of Rockport is located on the tip of the Cape Ann peninsula, approximately forty miles northeast of Boston. The Town is home to six beaches, two islands, several quarries, as well as Halibut Point State Park. The year round population is approximately 7,000 residents which increases to over 18,000 during the summer season. The police department is a state accredited agency and has an authorized strength of eighteen (18) full-time sworn officers, six (6) reserve (permanent intermittent) officers, and two (2) full-time civilian dispatchers. The department has a Community Outreach Unit that provides the opportunity for patrols in a cruiser, or on an ATV or mountain bike. The Department provides career development and growth through a personalized training track for all personnel, in relevant areas of policing and community service. Come join a well-established, professional agency that provides service to a welcoming and supportive community!

JOB REQUIREMENTS

The Rockport Police Department is seeking highly motivated, community-oriented, service minded Reserve (Permanent Intermittent) Police Officers for positions with the department. A Reserve Police Officer serves and safeguards the residents and citizens of Rockport. Reserve Officers are required to work both scheduled patrol shifts, as well as supplement staffing needs on short notice. Hours of work include all three (3) shifts, weekends and holidays on a regular basis. Reserve Officers are required to maintain all training obligations in accordance with M.G.L. Chapter 41, Section 96B.

Candidates must be at least 21 years of age; possess a valid Massachusetts driver’s license and a Massachusetts Class A License to Carry Firearms; must be available to work varied hours and 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. Candidates must have successfully completed an approved Massachusetts Police Training Committee Reserve (Permanent Intermittent) Police Academy. Candidates will be subjected to an extensive background investigation, medical evaluation, psychological screening, and Physical Abilities Test (PAT).
Once hired, officers will have one (1) year to establish residency within a twenty-five (25) mile geographic radius of the western or southern border of the Town of Rockport.

COMPENSATION

$21.00 per hour

BENEFITS

Paid training and career development; annual uniform allowance; ability to work paid details at higher rate of pay, and consideration for full-time employment as police officer vacancies occur.

Applications can be completed online via www.PoliceApp.com/RockportMA 

Rockport Police Department, MA Police Jobs

Applications will be accepted until further notice.

The Town of Rockport is an equal opportunity employer.

Please direct questions regarding this position to chief@pd.rockportma.gov


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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