Seabrook - Police Officer
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SEABROOK POLICE DEPARTMENT
*Not currently hiring, however, applications will be accepted and you will be notified once a position opens up*
Check all local newspapers, www.policeapp.com, www.seabrooknh.info, and www.seabrookpd.com websites for postings of positions. Open positions are posted at the Town of Seabrook municipal buildings when they occur. Also, testing for these positions is provided by the Great Bay Community College Police Testing Alliance. The test is administered approximately every 3 months at the Great Bay Community College in Portsmouth, NH. The date of the next test can be obtained at their website or by calling Great Bay Community College directly at 603-427-7600. This test is accepted by the Seabrook Police Department for one year prior to the job post closing date. The Great Bay Police Test is a pre-requisite to the submission of an application with a passing score of 70%.
Application and Documentation
To apply for the position(s) you must complete the Town of Seabrook Application through www.policeapp.com. The Town of Seabrook, New Hampshire accepts applications for the position(s) of full time Police Officer at all times. These applications are kept on file for one year. When a hiring process is scheduled, we notify all applicants who have a current application on file with us via the e-mail provided, as well as advertising the position at www.seabrooknh.info and www.seabrookpd.com websites. We seek and hire the best candidate(s) for the position.
Applicants must have completed the Great Bay Police Test within 1 year from the date of this job post closing with a score of 70% or above to continue. A copy of your Great Bay Police Test score shall be attached with the submission of your application. Certified Officers are not required to complete the Great Bay Police Test. Additionally, copies of the following must also be included with your application: birth certificate, high school diploma or GED, driver’s license, and DD Form 214 (certificate of discharge from military active duty, if applicable).
Automatic Disqualifiers for Employment
- Used marijuana within 12 months.
- Illegally used a controlled substance, other than marijuana, within 36 months; unless the applicant was under 21 years of age at the time of use, in which case 24 months shall apply.
- Manufactured, transported for sale, or sold a controlled substance.
- Used a controlled substance while employed in a law enforcement capacity.
- Been dishonorably discharged from military service.
- Been convicted of a felony.
- Been convicted of a misdemeanor involving dishonesty, unlawful sexual conduct, physical violence, controlled substances, moral turpitude, or any offense that would cause a reasonable person to doubt the applicant's character, honesty, or ability.
- Minimum age of 21 at the time of application closing date.
- High School Graduate or G.E.D.
- U.S. Citizen.
- Must possess a valid driver’s license.
- Pass written exam (Great Bay Test within 1 year of closing with score or 70% or above).
- Physical Agility Test, oral exams, medical exam, psychological exam.
- Extensive background investigation.
- Polygraph exam.
- Full time certified police officer(s) are preferable (preference will be given to current full time certified officers).
Physical Agility Test
The Seabrook Police Department will administer the Physical Agility Test. Upon successful processing of your application, you will receive an e-mail with the date and time of the Physical Agility Test. The e-mail you provided on the application will be the only correspondence you will receive notifying you of the Physical Agility Test. The Physical Agility Test date may also be indicated on the Physical Fitness Assessment Waiver Form.
Applicants must complete and review the 1) Physical Fitness Assessment Waiver, 2) Physical Agility Test Standards, and 3) Medical Clearance Report. All three completed and reviewed forms are required to be submitted at the Physical Agility Test in order to participate. These forms can be located at www.seabrookpd.com in the “Police Testing Information” link.
No one will be allowed to participate in the Physical Agility Test without the completed Physical Fitness Assessment Waiver, Medical Clearance Form, and positive identification.
This is a full-time position within the Seabrook Police Association and works under the direct supervision of the Seabrook Police Chief. The position is within the collective bargaining agreement between the Seabrook Police Association and the Town of Seabrook. A portion of the terms of the contract are as follows:
- Wages $23.00-30.50 per hour full-time
- Health Insurance-Individual and family plans available
- Dental Insurance
- Tuition reimbursement
- 11 Holidays
- Vacation time
- Sick time
- Work four, ten hour days (four on, three off)
- Education incentive
- Retirement: New Hampshire Retirement System - 25 Years Service
Minimum Retirement Age – 50
Specialty Units perform critical roles within the Seabrook Police Department. Some Specialty Units include:
- Accident Reconstruction Team
- Beach Patrols
- Bicycle Patrols
- Community Action Officer
- Drug Recognition Expert
- Drug Task Force
- Elderly Service
- Motorcycle Patrols
- Seacoast Emergency Response Team (S.E.R.T.)
Notes: The phases listed above are intended to serve as a general guideline for informational purposes only. Advancing from one phase to the next or within a phase does not necessarily mean you have passed the previous activity, evaluation, or test.
Fees are subject to change.
All applicants must be a United States Citizen.
Please direct questions regarding this job to firstname.lastname@example.org
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. It is the applicant's responsibility to thoroughly read and understand the deadline requirements and capacity limits as outlined by the agency.