Fairhaven - Entry Level Police Officer

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Job Overview

Department Fairhaven Police Department
TypeEntry Level
Job TitleEntry Level Police Officer
Salary$58,240 to $73,736
Registration Fee$35.00
Location Fairhaven, MA

Job Announcement

Fairhaven Police Department, MA Police Jobs

Entry Level Police Officer Opportunity

The Fairhaven Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of new entry level full-time police officer. Candidates will be subject to and extensive background investigation, a medical evaluation, and a psychological screening.
The Fairhaven Police Department is a non-civil service department comprised of 35 sworn officers who serve a population of approximately 16,000 residents over 12.5 square miles. Candidates should be highly motivated and proactive individuals, that possess a strong community based work ethic, excellent verbal and written communication skills, high integrity and sound judgment.
Candidates with a high school diploma or GED are eligible to apply however; candidates with a degree from an accredited college/university or with a military background are preferred.
The current salary range is $58,240 to $73,736 as well as the Fairhaven Police Department Educational Incentive (Equivalent to Quinn Bill) for all qualified employees. Employees also receive the following contractual benefits: sick leave, shift differentials, holidays, longevity bonuses, first responder bonus and an annual clothing allowance $1,200 and $300 cleaning stipend.
The Fairhaven Police Department offers many career enhancement opportunities to include Detectives, School Resource Officers, K-9 Unit, Marine Unit, Drone Unit and have many officers are involved in a variety of SEMLEC teams to include the Dive Team, SWAT, CISM and Search and Rescue.
The Town of Fairhaven is an equal opportunity employer.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Be a citizen of the United States and be at least 21 years old.
  • Possess the ability to obtain a valid Massachusetts’s driver’s license and Class A License
  • to Carry Firearms.
  • Not use any tobacco products in accordance with M.G.L. ch. 22C, 10.
The deadline to receive applications is May 1st, 2024.

Please direct questions regarding this position to scott.gordon@fairhavenpolice.org

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