Provincetown - Police Officer

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Department Provincetown Police Department
TypeEntry Level
Job TitlePolice Officer
SalaryStarting: $66,739 | Top Step: $81,178
Location Provincetown, MA

Job Announcement

Provincetown Police Department, MA Police Jobs



The Provincetown, Massachusetts Police Department is accepting applications for the position of Police Officer.

We offer exceptional careers for those seeking a challenging profession where you can make a difference. Starting salary range is $66,739 to start. Top Step is $81,178. Additional compensation is available through shift differential, educational incentive and longevity pay for qualified applicants, as well as through private event paid details and overtime assignments. A generous benefits package including but not limited to paid time off and 70% employer paid health insurance is provided.  Higher education incentives also available, to be paid quarterly in the following allotments:  Associates Degree $2500, Bachelor’s Degree $4500, Master’s Degree $6500.

Minimum qualifications:

  • U.S. Citizen
  • At least 21 years of age
  • High school diploma, or high school equivalency diploma (minimum of 60 college credits are preferred)
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Ability to obtain a Massachusetts LTC
  • Must pass all requirements to become certified by standards established by the Police Officers’ Standards and Training (POST) committee

Applicants must pass an oral interview panel, chief of police interview, extensive background investigation, medical exam, physical ability test (PAT), physical fitness test, psychological exam, M.P.T.C approved police academy and must be able to perform all the essential duties and responsibilities of a police officer.  Successful candidates must be available to work all shifts for a 24/7 operation, including weekends and holidays; possess strong problem-solving abilities with a high level of integrity, and have effect verbal and written communication skills.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and 2-page personal biography to the Provincetown Police Department, 26 Shank Painter Road, Provincetown, MA 02657, Attention: Lieutenant Gregory Hennick, by 4pm on Friday, January 27, 2023

Further information on the physical fitness entrance standards and job description is also available.  The Town of Provincetown, Massachusetts is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, age, or sexual preference, or any other category protected under the state and federal anti-discrimination laws.

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