New Boston - Police Officer

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Job Overview

Department New Boston Police Department
TypeEntry Level
Job TitlePolice Officer
Salary$51246 to $69070 DOQ
Registration Fee$35.00
Location New Boston, NH

Job Announcement

New Boston Police Department, NH Police Jobs


The New Boston Police Department is seeking applicants to fill the position of Patrol Officer.

Certification is NOT required to be eligible.    

Applicants will be required to pass a written exam, physical agility test, and an oral board interview. Following the initial testing, candidate(s) will be selected to continue in the testing process to include a thorough background investigation, polygraph, medical and psychological examination.

Officers work a 4-on 3-off work schedule.

Starting hourly pay for non-certified candidates (effective 4/1/23) is $24.64 increasing to $26.78 after 1 year.  After completion of the probationary year, Officers receive a raise every six months through their 42nd month of employment based on satisfactory performance evaluations.  The Patrol Officer maximum is $33.21. 

Starting hourly pay for certified candidates is based on experience within the approved pay scale.  An Officer who has completed 36 months of experience would start at $31.06.  The base pay scale rages from $55,702.40 to $69,070.98 annually. 

The Town of New Boston currently offers (12) paid Holidays, (80) hours of Vacation, (60) hours of Sick, and (20) hours of Personal Time off benefits for new employees. A competitive benefits package is also offered and currently include zero cost for some medical insurance plans.  Dental, Long Term/Short Term Disability, Life Insurance, State Retirement as well as 457 Retirement plans are also offered.      

Part Time Officers work on an “as needed” basis to cover vacations, training, and other open shifts that may arise. Part Time Officers are also eligible for Private Duty Details.  Starting hourly pay for Certified Officers employed in a part-time capacity is between $26.78 and $31.06 depending on training and experience.

The recruitment period will remain ongoing until the positions are filled.  There is no closing date.   

The Town of New Boston is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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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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