Orleans - Entry Level Police Officer

Job Overview

Department Orleans Police Department
TypeEntry Level
Job TitleEntry Level Police Officer
Salary $60,967.63 through top step of $79,315.78
Deadline Jul 2, 2021 4:30 PM Eastern
Registration Fee$25.00
Location Orleans, MA
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Notice: This job closes at 4:30 PM Eastern on Jul 2, 2021

Job Announcement


Orleans Police Department, MA Public Safety Jobs





The Orleans Police Department is accepting applications for the position of police officer. 


  • U.S. Citizen
  • At least 21 years of age, valid driver’s license
  • Ability to obtain a MA L.T.C.
  • Bachelor’s Degree at the time of appointment.



Applicants must pass an oral interview panel, chief of police interview, 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 the essential duties and responsibilities of a Police Officer.


The police department is comprised of 28 employees, with an authorized sworn strength of 22 full-time officers. The Department is divided into two distinct divisions, Operations and Support Services. The Operations division is led by the Lieutenant and is responsible for all uniformed functions within the organization. The Support Services division is led by the Deputy Chief, who oversees the Detective Bureau and Communications.


The Orleans Police Department proudly serves the Town of Orleans; a vibrant, picturesque Cape Cod community of approximately 6,300 year around residents, with an estimated summer population of 19,000. The town covers 13.94 square miles of total land area, with 54 miles of Town-maintained roads and 11 miles of State roads. The Department remains a progressive and innovative law enforcement agency, possessing a strong value system that emphasizes serving the community. The Orleans Police Department is proud to be accredited by the Massachusetts Police Accreditation Commission, reflecting the commitment of the Department to deliver police services with proven and efficient practices of modern policing.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Please direct questions regarding this position to sdiamond@orleanspd.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.

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