Somerset - Reserve Police Officer

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Job Overview

DepartmentSomerset Police Department
TypeEntry Level
Job TitleReserve Police Officer
LocationSomerset, MA

Job Announcement

Somerset Police Department
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Somerset, MA Police Jobs

Thank you for your interest in the Somerset Police Department.  As the Chief of Police of the Town of Somerset, I take pride in the continued commitment of our officers to collaborate with the community, in not only the prevention and reduction of crime but in the formation of partnerships.  We are constantly focused on providing service to the citizens of our town.The Somerset Police Department values honesty, integrity, professionalism, and fairness.

If you would like to be part of a great team please consider registering for our exam.  We hope to see you on November 4th.

Chief George M. McNeil



Mission Statement

In the spirit of service, it is the mission of the Somerset Police Department to promote and maintain partnerships with the citizens and community organizations.  Our goal is to preserve and improve the quality of life, keep the peace and protect property through unwavering attention to our duties.

Minimum Qualifications

All candidates for employment as sworn police officers must meet the following qualifications: 

  • Be a United States Citizen;​

  • Be at least 21 years of age at the time of the written examination; 

  • Have obtained an associates degree or higher; 

  • Be a non-smoker; 

  • Not be a convicted felon, or have any equivalent convictions that would be a felony in Massachusetts; 

  • Submit to an in-depth background investigation; 

  • Sign a consent form allowing the department to obtain records relating to your criminal, credit, employment, military, or financial history; 

  • Be willing to perform shift work, including weekends, holidays and overtime on an emergency basis; 

  • Possess a valid Massachusetts drivers license, or obtain one with six months of appointment; 

  • Have the ability to obtain a Massachusetts Class A License to carry a firearm; 

  • Have the ability to physically and mentally perform the essential functions of a police officer consistent with the requirements of the Americans’ with Disabilities Act (ADA); 

  • Have the ability to pass the Massachusetts Criminal Justice Training Academy in order to achieve basic certification as a Police Officer; 

  • Have a strong character background; and 

    Be willing and able to meet the duties and obligations of a Somerset Police Officer.

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