Dennis - Police Officer

Job Overview

Department Dennis Police Department
TypeEntry Level
Job TitlePolice Officer
Deadline Jun 28, 2024 11:59 PM Eastern
Registration Fee$35.00
Location South Dennis, MA
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Dennis Police Department, MA Police Jobs


Police Officers


The Dennis Police Department is seeking applicants for the position of Police Officer. Preference may be given to candidates who have completed and received certification for a full-time police academy that is accepted by the Massachusetts Municipal Police Training Committee.

The Dennis Police Department has 48 full-time sworn police officers. Specialty opportunities include: Detective Unit, Motorcycle Unit, ATV Unit, Community Operations Unit, School Resource Officer, Field Training Officer, Bicycle Patrol, K9, Mental Health Task Force, Cape Cod Regional SWAT Team, and Search and Rescue. The base salary starts at $60,097 and increases to $101,024 based on years of service and education. This initial salary does not include overtime, details, shift differential, or specialty pay.

Candidates must meet these basic qualifications:

• Be a United States citizen;
• Be at least 21 years of age at the time of appointment;
• Must have and maintain a valid Massachusetts driver’s license;
• Must possess a High School Diploma or equivalent;
• An Associate’s degree, Bachelor's degree, or prior military service is highly
• Must have or be able to obtain a Massachusetts License to Carry Firearms, “LTC”.

Opportunities and Benefits

• Salary from $60,097 to $101,024
• Initial benefit package includes up to 26 days of paid leave to include holidays, vacation days, and personal days per year.

• Employer pays up to 75% of health benefits based on health care plan.
• Specialty units including Detective Unit, Motorcycle/ATV/Bike Patrol Unit, Community Operations Unit, K9, Mental Health Task Force, Cape Cod Regional SWAT Team, and Search and Rescue.
• 4 and 2 schedule with shift differentials as well as overtime and details.

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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.

Applicants are responsible for checking their email and logging into their PoliceApp, PublicSafetyApp, FireFighterApp or EmployementApp account to monitor for emails, scheduling and process updates.

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