Brewster - Police Officer

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Job Overview

Department Brewster Police Department
TypeEntry Level
Job TitlePolice Officer
Salary$62,462.40 - $79,123.20 Based on Experience
Registration Fee$35.00
Location Brewster, MA

Job Announcement

Brewster Police Department, MA Police Jobs





The Brewster Police Department is seeking applicants for the position of police officer. We are looking for highly motivated candidates who want to make a difference in the community. Brewster is a seaside community with a year round population of approximately 10,000 residents which can grow to 30,000+ during the summer months. The department is currently budgeted to roster 23 sworn full-time police positions that is supported by 6 additional civilian staff members. Salary ranges from $62,462.40 - $79,123.20 based on experience with additional educational incentives available. Brewster is an equal opportunity employer. Job posted until filled.

Qualifying credentials include:

 Minimum age of 21years;
 Possess a high school or high school equivalency diploma
 An Associate’s degree, Bachelor’s degree, or prior military service is highly encouraged for uniformed personnel;
 Pass an oral interview;
 Pass a background investigation that includes a check of school records, credit history, inquiry as to character and reputation with family, past and current neighbors and employment references as well as a fingerprint-based criminal records check;
 Pass physical, psychological evaluation and Physical Ability Test (PAT);
 Successfully pass a drug test.
 Non full time MPTC academy trained employees will be subject to an additional physical test.
 Meet all certification requirements for Massachusetts police officers.

Selection Process:

Documentation: all candidates must submit a completed Application Form & resume; all additional requested information must be submitted when prompted to do so including but not limited to: sign the Authority for Release of Information; and produce required documentation (e.g. Massachusetts Driver’s License, High School Diploma, Military Record, College Transcript, etc.)

1) Omissions, deficiencies & untruthfulness in the Recruit Candidate background Information form may
be used to disqualify a candidate.
2) Candidates failing to complete the application or produce the required documentation within the
required time frame will be disqualified from the selection process.
3) After submitting the completed application, the candidates will be informed, following the application
deadline whether or not they move on to the first phase of interviews.
4) Prior work experience, college degree, and other special qualifications will determine which
candidates continue through the process to the oral interview phases.
5) The final candidate(s) will move on to the background investigation phase.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Protecting the public: Patrolling areas, responding to calls, and ensuring the safety of people and property
  • Maintaining law and order: Enforcing laws and regulations, conducting traffic stops, and issuing citations
  • Preventing and detecting crime: Investigating crimes, searching for suspects, and collecting evidence
  • Preparing for legal proceedings: Writing reports, keeping records, and testifying in court.
  • Building community relationships: Fostering good relationships with the public and working with community groups 

“In Partnership With Our Community”

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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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