Salem - Police Officer

Job Overview

Department Salem Police Department
TypeEntry Level
Certified
Job TitlePolice Officer
Salary$45,812 - $72,569/yr
Deadline Jan 1, 2022 11:59 PM Eastern
Registration Fee$25.00
Contactrgenest@salempd.com
Location Salem, NH
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Job Announcement

Salem Police Department, NH Police Jobs

TOWN OF SALEM, NH

ANNOUNCES OPEN COMPETITIVE EXAMINATION

FOR POLICE OFFICER

 

The Salem Police Department will be conducting testing to establish an eligibility list for anticipated vacancies. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

At least 21 years old; and

Good physical condition; must pass a thorough medical examination and a job-related strength and agility test; and

High School graduate or GED with preference given to those with an associate degree or higher; criminal justice or related field of study desirable.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

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PHYSICAL AGILITY AND WRITTEN

EXAMINATION

 

LOCATION:  Salem NH Police Department 9 Veteran’s Memorial Parkway, Salem, NH 03079

 

PLEASE BRING PHOTO ID TO BOTH THE PHYSICAL AGILITY AND THE WRITTEN TESTS.

 

YOU MUST PRESENT YOUR MEDICAL CLEARANCE FORM TO PARTICIPATE.

YOU MUST PASS THE PHYSICAL AGILITY TEST TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR THE WRITTEN TEST.

If you are a full time NH Certified Officer, you are not required to take the written exam or pay the fee but you must pass the physical agility test.

 

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

Successful candidates will serve as a Probationary Police Officer for one year. Appropriate consideration will be given to candidates with police experience or certification, foreign language skills, advanced formal education or training, or other applicable skills or abilities.

 

We will make reasonable efforts in the recruitment process to accommodate persons with disabilities. Please advise the Police Department of the special needs with reasonable advance notice. 

PROUD TO BE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

                                               

CURRENT SALARY

$45,812 - $72,569/yr.  Certified Officers start at $47,185. Advancement to $72,569/yr. based on additional eligibility requirements.

BENEFITS

12 Paid Holidays; 2 Personal Days; 12 Sick Days; minimum 2 weeks’ vacation; health, prescription, dental, life, short and long-term disability insurance; tuition reimbursement; enrollment in NH Retirement System; uniform allowance; considerable overtime available.

OTHER TEST

PHASES

Oral Board Interviews

Interview with Chief of Police

Background Investigation, Psychological Testing, Polygraph, and Medical Exam with Drug Screening

 

 

 

BENEFITS PACKAGE

 

  As a Salem Police Officer, you will receive these great benefits:

Competitive Annual Salary

12 Holidays per year

Continuing Education Tuition Assistance

Work Schedule - 4 days on, 2 days off      

Enrollment in the New Hampshire Retirement        

Paid Vacation

 

Complete issue of uniforms and equipment

plus $1000 annual uniform allowance

Sick Leave 12 days per year cumulative to 72

   

Outstanding Medical Plan

Outstanding Dental Plan

 

 

 

PHYSICAL AGILITY EXAM - PHYSICAL FITNESS STANDARDS

Applicant must perform at the 35th percentile for their age and sex, according to standards developed by Dr. Kenneth Cooper’s Aerobics Institute, in the following areas:

  • 1.5-mile timed run; timed sit-ups (60 seconds); push-ups

 

MALES

 

FEMALES

AGE

1.5 MILE RUN

SIT UPS

PUSH UPS

 

1.5 MILE RUN

SIT UPS

PUSH UPS

18 - 29

12.53

37

27

 

15.14

31

22(mod)14(FB)

30 - 39

13.24

33

21

 

15.58

24

17(mod)10(FB)

40 - 49

14.07

28

16

 

16.46

19

11(mod) 8 (FB)

50 - 59

15.20

22

11

 

18.37

12

10(mod)

 

Please direct questions regarding this position to rgenest@salempd.com


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