Burrillville - Entry Level Police Officer

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Job Overview

DepartmentBurrillville Police Department
TypeEntry Level
Job TitleEntry Level Police Officer
LocationOakland, RI

Job Prerequisites

Job Announcement

Burrillville, RI Police JobsBURRILLVILLE RI

Now Hiring

Entry Level Police Officers

Applications must be received by October 6th, 2017, however this deadline may be extended based on the dates for the Physical Agility Exam.  It is recommended that you submit your application as soon as possible.  

The Town of Burrillville is presently developing an employment list for Probationary Police Officer within the Burrillville Police Department.  

Burrillville is a rural community of 57.3 square miles and approximately 16,000 residents located in the northwest corner of Rhode Island.  Burrillville was incorporated in 1806 and is bordered by Massachusetts and Connecticut.  Burrillville residents enjoy a wonderful quality of life, as well as a rich proud history dating back to America's Industrial Revolution.


  • Must possess a High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • College credits preferred
  • Must be a United States Citizen
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license
  • Must be 21 years of age upon graduation of the Rhode Island Municipal Police Training Academy


   Push Ups (1 minute)
   1.5 Mile Run
   Sit Ups (1 minute)
   300 Meter Run

  • Swim Test
  • Written Examination
  • Oral Interview
  • Psychological Examination
  • Medical & Drug Screen
  • Comprehensive Background Investigation
  • Conditional Offer Of Employment
  • Successfully Complete the RI Municipal Police Academy
  • Successfully Complete Field Training Program

 ** Candidates must be able to pass a swim test in order to attend the Rhode Island Municipal Police Training Academy**


  • Current Probationary Officer Pay $46,609/ As of 01-01-2018 $47,075
  • Senior Patrol Pay After 24 Months of Service /As of 01-01-2018 $59,731
  • 5% Longevity After 5 years of Service/ 9% after 15 Years
  • 13 Holidays
  • 5 Personal Days
  • 6 Vacation Days After 1 Year of Service/ 25 Vacation Days After 15 Years of Service
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield & Dental Coverage

Testing phases will begin late September early October.  Notification to follow.  Applicants will be charged a $40 fee for processing with PoliceApp.  There are no additional fees for testing.

Please direct any questions regarding this posting, or any other employment and benefits questions to Executive Assistant Gail Labossiere at glabossiere@burrillville.org or Sergeant Jason Cahill at jcahill@burrillville.org.

The Town of Burrillville is an equal opportunity Employer.  The Town prohibits discrimination in all aspects of employment because of age, race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, political or religious affiliation, or physical or mental disability.



Please direct questions regarding this job to jcahill@burrillville.org

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