HOPKINTON — Chief Joseph Bennett is pleased to announce that the Hopkinton Police Department is seeking qualified applicants to fill a vacancy for a full-time Police Officer position.
“The Hopkinton Police Department is seeking to add a highly-qualified individual to our ranks to continue our efforts in maintaining a safe and peaceful community,” Chief Bennett said. “We encourage all those who have attended or who are currently enrolled in a police academy to apply.”
The Hopkinton Police Department offers full-time officers competitive wages with the ability to work overtime and details, educational incentives, shift differential and a robust benefits package.
Applicants should note that this position is only open to candidates who have either successfully passed and received certification from a full-time police officer training academy, or are currently enrolled and attending the training academy as recognized by the Municipal Police Training Committee (MPTC).
Out-of-state applicants must contact the MPTC at 781-437-0300 or www.mass.gov/mptc to determine eligibility for certification.
In order to be eligible for a position, all candidates must also be able to meet the following basic qualifications:
- High School Graduate/GED equivalent
- Ability to obtain a valid Massachusetts Firearms License to Carry
- Be at least 21 years old on date of appointment
- Must have a valid Massachusetts driver’s license on date of appointment
- Must pass a physical and drug screening
- Must pass a physical fitness test
- Must pass a psychological examination
- Must be a United States citizen
To be considered for this position, please submit a letter of interest, resume and the required Application for Employment to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 4 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 12. Applications are also accepted via walk-in or can be mailed to the Hopkinton Town Hall, Human Resources Department at 18 Main St.
Anyone with questions is encouraged to contact the Human Resources Department at email@example.com.
The Town of Hopkinton and Hopkinton Police Department are an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other category protected by law.