Part Time Police Officer and Special Police Officer

The Hanson Police Department is accepting applications for a part time police officer. All applicants must have successfully completed an MPTC Certified Police Academy for consideration or have an exemption from the MPTC. Applicants who have completed an academy outside of Massachusetts should request an Advisory from MPTC prior to making application. Associate’s degree or higher in Criminal Justice or related field is preferred.

Minimum requirements:
Must be 21 years of age on appointment date.

Be a Massachusetts resident upon appointment date

Be a High School graduate or possess a G.E.D.

Must have a valid Massachusetts driver’s license on appointment date

Must have the ability to possess Massachusetts License to Carry Firearms Permit.

Must statutorily qualify for appointment; No person who has been convicted of a felony or any offense punishable under MGL Chapter 94C.

The applicant must pass an oral interview panel, an interview with the Chief of Police and a comprehensive background investigation prior to appointment. The applicant will be required to successfully pass a medical exam, a psychological exam, and must be able to perform the duties of a police officer. Starting pay is $25.00 an hour.

Applicants are advised that MGL Chapter 22C section 10 prohibits police officers from smoking any tobacco products. The Town of Hanson is an equal opportunity employer.

Applicants should submit a letter of interest including their qualifications and reasons they should be considered for the position, a resume and three references to: Office of the Chief of Police, Hanson Police Department, 775 Main St., Hanson, MA 02341. Closing date requires all material be submitted by June 22, 2018 at 4 pm.