Wenham - Police Officer

Job Overview

Department Wenham Police Department
TypeEntry Level
Job TitlePolice Officer
Deadline Jun 23, 2021 9:00 AM Eastern
Registration FeePES Testing Fee: $110.00
Processing Fee: $25.00
Location Wenham, MA
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Job Announcement

Wenham Police Department, MA Police Jobs

Wenham Police Department
Written Entry Exam: Saturday, June 26, 2021

Wenham Police Department, MA Police Jobs

The Town of Wenham has contracted with Police Exam Solutions, LLC, to administer a written examination and provide the best recruitment and pre-screening tools available for recruiting qualified candidates. Candidates are required to meet the minimum qualifications in order to take the entrance exam.

The Wenham PD is committed to the recruitment and selection process necessary to attract qualified candidates that is transparent, fundamentally fair and in compliance with the federal, state, and local law. The Department will strive to attract candidates from diverse backgrounds and cultures, and encourages minorities, women, and veterans to apply. The Wenham PD is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The Exam Process: Following Instructions is the Key to Success!

We have included the information and requirements necessary for your successful registration and exam participation (CLICK TO DOWNLOAD).  Failure to meet these requirements will disqualify you from the process. Stay up-to-date on exam announcements on the PES website at www.policeexamsolutions.com

  1. You must download and thoroughly read the Registration and Exam Participation Document,
  2. Determine your eligibility to participate,
  3. Complete your registration before deadline (9am on June 23rd), via the www.policeapp.com portal,
  4. Complete on or before the deadline (5pm on June 23rd), your PES Projected Personality Interpreter (PPI), through the pa.ppi-portal.com, (see detailed notes in the PES section below),
  5. Stay up-to-date on exam announcements on the PES website at www.policeexamsolutions.com.



In order to take the entrance exam, a police officer candidate must:

• Possess a high school diploma or G.E.D. certificate; (an Associate’s Degree preferred),
• Possess or have the ability to obtain and maintain a valid Massachusetts driver’s license,
• Possess or have the ability to obtain and maintain an unrestricted Massachusetts Class A License to Carry a Firearm (LTC-A),
• Be a U.S. Citizen (Birth or naturalization),
• Be at least 21 years of age on or before the date of the exam,
• Not be a convicted felon, or have convictions from another jurisdiction that would be treated as a felony in the Commonwealth,
• Not smoke and stay a non-smoker. Smoking of tobacco products is prohibited as outlined by G.L. c. 41 § 101A of the Massachusetts General Laws,
• Preferred candidates for this position should have a MCJTC/MPTCfull-time certification, or eligible for a full-time police exemption, and
• Meet all PES exam requirements necessary for your participation.


• A passing grade of 75% and above is required in the written exam,
• Pass the PAT process,
• Candidates who pass both the entrance exam and each section of the agility test will move forward in the process,
• Candidate must pass an extensive background investigation,
• Candidate must pass psychological and medical examinations, and
• A final interview with the Chief of Police.


PES: Written Exam: Part I-DEADLINE TO COMPLETE THE PPI:  5pm June 23 2021.

The first part of the written examination is the Candidate Insight Report (CIR), and the Projected Personality Interpreter (PPI).  Further details are outlined in the Registration and Exam Participation Document

BE ON THE LOOKOUT! Upon your successful registration acceptance, the PPI portal will automatically email you a set of access instructions. DEADLINE TO COMPLETE THE PPI: 5pm, June 23, 2021.

Failure to complete this portion of the exam before the deadline will result  in your disqualification from the process.

Since this email will sometimes get intercepted by ISP firewalls, we advise you search all folders within your email box. The ‘from’ address is admin.ppi-portal.com. Your first-time access must be made through the link contained in the email. Should you have any issues, you must contact PES for assistance. To best assist you, it’s suggested you do not wait until the last minute.

PES: Written Exam: Part II- Registration Ends: 9am June 23, 2021

The second part of the exam process is the in person written exam. Saturday, June 26, 2021..  Further details are outlined in the Registration and Exam Participation Document.
Location: Gordon College
Address: 255 Grapevine Road, Wenham, MA 01984
Check-In: Begins at 8:15am. Doors close promptly at 9:00am. No admittance after 9:00am, under any circumstances.


The Selection Team will identify police officer candidates (using the highest test scores), who will be eligible to take a (PAT) . The PAT's will be held on Thursday, July 1, 2021 at 3pm, at the Brigham Athletic Complex, 36 Hull Street, Wenham, MA. In order to participate in the Physical Abilities Test (PAT), you are required to have passed the written exam held on June 26, 2021.  The number of candidates moving to this stage will be determined by the Chief of Police depending on potential needs of the department. Review the Physical Agility Standards.

While we are on an accelerated recruitment schedule, it is our goal to notify you of your written exam score by the afternoon of June 30, 2021, so that you can plan your schedule accordingly. "

Refunds and/or Exchanges

All fees paid are NON-REFUNDABLE under any circumstances. Policeapp.com and PES do not offer make-up exam sessions or returns for exam registration purchases. Your registration purchase is for that particular exam only and cannot be transferred to another exam.

Fee Waivers:

A waiver may be granted if an applicant demonstrates a need based upon financial hardship. To determine your eligibility, please fill out the Fee Waiver Application, and submit your request, along with the required supporting documentation to Police Exam Solutions via email info@policeexamsolutions.com or hardcopy. Your application package must be received at least five (5) business days prior to the registration deadline. Once a review of your eligibility is complete, you will receive an email of our determination. If approved, you will receive additional information regarding the next steps necessary for your registration.

About our Community

We highly encourage you to learn more about the community for which you're applying for the role of police officer. To gain further insight into the Town of Wenham, and the Wenham Police Department, visit www.wenhamma.gov. The Town of Wenham is an Equal Opportunity Employer."

Please direct questions regarding this position to info@policeexamsolutions.com

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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