Yarmouth - Entry Level Police Officer

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Job Overview

Department Yarmouth Police Department
TypeEntry Level
Job TitleEntry Level Police Officer
Salary$57,814.61
Registration Fee$75.00
Contactmbryant@yarmouth.ma.us
Location West Yarmouth, MA


Job Announcement

Yarmouth Police Department, MA Public Safety Jobs

YARMOUTH POLICE DEPARTMENT NOW HIRING

POLICE OFFICERS

Salary $57,814.61

Thank you for your interest in employment with the Yarmouth Police Department. Members of our department are professionals who proudly perform critical traditional and nontraditional law enforcement services on a daily basis for the citizens and visitors of the Town of Yarmouth.

Before Proceeding you must review all the supporting documentation located under the apply now button, to include: 

Announcement
Written Exam Notice
YPD Tattoo/Body Art Policy

IMPORTANT TESTING INFORMATION

Please read the Written Exam Notice for instructions. No Refunds will be provided once the application is submitted

ABOUT THE PROCESS

This process will proceed at a rapid pace.  There will be no rescheduling of events for any reason.  We look forward to interacting with you during our selection process. All communications and notifications will be done by e-mail through PoliceApp and you should check your account regularly.

To compete in this process you must apply. Applications can be submitted by clicking the APPLY NOW icon above. The deadline for submitting your application is Friday, November 8, 2019. 

You are NOT eligible for employment with the Yarmouth Police Department if you have been convicted of a felony or if you have been dishonorably discharged from any military service.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

You must also meet the following qualifications in order to be considered for a position with the Yarmouth Department.

  • Age:  Twenty-one (21) years of age at the time of the written test.
  • Education:  You must be a high school graduate or possess a GED AND have a minimum of 60 College Credits or
  • Currently Serving Active Duty U.S. Armed Forces or
  • Honorable Discharge From U.S. Military Service Minimum 1 year of Duty or Full Time Police Academy Trained with 1 Year of Full Time job experience. Police Academy must be MPTC or equivalent.
  • License:  Applicants must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license, applicants are required to obtain a Massachusetts Class A License to Carry Firearms.
  • Residency:  Candidates must be U.S. citizens.
  • Drug Testing:  Candidates shall be required to submit to a drug test as part of the pre-employment medical examination.
  • Character Requirement and other factors: Candidates must meet the highest legal and ethical standards. Honesty and integrity are paramount to our profession. Candidates will undergo a rigorous background investigation before any offer of employment.

 

THE SELECTION PROCESS

The selection process will include, at minimum, a detailed review of your application packet, and the successful completion of the Department’s selection process which includes but may not be limited to the following:

•         Written Examination Top 50 Scorers plus ties. Veterans will be awarded 3 additional test points.
•         Oral  Interview(s)
•         Detailed Background Investigation
•         Chief’s Interview

Additionally, the demonstration of strong oral and written communication skills throughout the selection process is essential.

WRITTEN EXAM NOTICE:

   NOTICE OF EXAMINATION FOR POSITION OF POLICE OFFICER

YARMOUTH POLICE DEPARTMENT

WRITTEN EXAMINATION: SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 10th, 2019 @ 09:00 AM 
DENNIS-YARMOUTH REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL CAFETERIA, 210 STATION AVE., SO. YARMOUTH

Located in the Rear Parking lot.

(Bring picture driver’s license and two #2 pencils)


 The Yarmouth Police Department is an Equal Opportunity

Please direct questions regarding this position to mbryant@yarmouth.ma.us


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