Laconia - Entry Level Police Officer

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DepartmentLaconia Police Department
TypeEntry Level
Job TitleEntry Level Police Officer
Salary$45,052.00 to $65,603.20
Deadline6/29/2018 11:59 PM Eastern
Registration Fee$16.00
ContactMFinogle@laconiapd.org
LocationLaconia, NH
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Laconia, NH Police Jobs

LACONIA POLICE DEPARTMENT

Now Accepting Application for

FULL TIME POLICE OFFICERS-ENTRY LEVEL

The City of Laconia Police Department is currently seeking entry –level police officers. The testing process to establish employment eligibility for non-certified candidates starts with taking the Great Bay Community College Police Alliance Test. The next testing process performed by the Great Bay Community College.

Police Testing Alliance is scheduled for June 2, 2018 at 9:00am located at;

Great Bay Community College
Portsmouth Campus
320 Corporate Drive
Portsmouth, NH 03801
For more information on this process please go to the Great Bay Community College Police Testing Alliance web site by following the link: http://greatbay.edu/courses/business-training/police-testing

Special Attention:


Tattoo Policy:  The Laconia Police Department does not allow tattoos that would be visible in our short sleeve summer uniform.

Drug Policy:  We will not accept candidates who have used Marijuana within 12 months prior to the application date. All other drugs require 36 months between the time of use and the application. 

 

All Candidates must pass a physical agility test, oral board, psychological exam, polygraph exam and medical physical, as well as an extensive background investigation.

GENERAL DUTIES

The duties of a police officer, also known as a law enforcement officer, focus on protecting people and property. They patrol the areas they are assigned, which sometimes include entire jurisdictions, respond to calls, enforce laws, make arrests, issue citations, and occasionally testify in court cases.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must be 21 years of age
  • Must have a High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • Military experience and/or post-secondary education is strongly recommended
  • A valid drivers license

HIRING PROCESS

  • Great Bay Community College Police Test  –This application is only for applicants that plan on taking the Great Bay Community College Police Test on June 2nd have taken the Great Bay Police Test within the past 12 months and received an overall sore of 70% or above.
  • Physical Fitness Examination-June 30th, 2018
  • Police Oral Board, Chief’s Interview
  • Background investigation
  •  Polygraph
  •  Psychological Examination
  •  Employment Contract – 36 month obligation to the agency upon completion of the NH Police Academy
  •  Academy training
  • Successful completion of a one year probation period

SALARY

  • Pay range: Patrolman - $45,052.00 - $65,603,00
  • Pay commensurate with experience (Certified Police Officer )

ABOUT LACONIA POLICE DEPARTMENT (and/or) LACONIA

Population: 17,000 Full time residents (Substantial influx of visitors during all four seasons.)
Vacancies: 2 Full Time Positions
Call Volume: Approximately 23, 000 calls for service per year

The City of Laconia is a major tourist destination for Boaters, Hikers, Hunters, Snowmobilers, Skiers, Motorcycle enthusiasts, Fisherman, and NASCAR Fans. Every year the City of Laconia hosts the oldest and one of the largest Motorcycle rallies in the country, drawing hundreds of thousands of Motorcycle enthusiasts to the famed Weirs Beach district, for 9 days in the month of June.

Laconia is known as the “City on the Lakes” The city has direct access to Lake Winnipesaukee, the largest lake in the state of NH, boasting over 250 islands. The lake covers 69 square miles and is a popular destination for boaters, kayakers, and fisherman. Every year the lake hosts an annual ice fishing derby. The city also contains Paugus Bay, Lake Opechee, and borders Lake Winnisquam.

The Gunstock Ski area, located in the neighboring town of Gilford is a major tourist destination. Gunstock provides year round attractions including hiking, fishing, skiing, and biking.

In the nearby town of Loudon NH, the NH Motor Speedway hosts a NASCAR race every year, as well as
numerous other events throughout the year.

 

 

Please direct questions regarding this job to MFinogle@laconiapd.org


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