Certified Police Officer

Hanover, NH
Hanover Police Department

Salary $57,387.00 – $78,748.80 Annually

Job Summary


The Hanover Police Department is accepting applications for full-time Certified Police Officers. Candidates must be full-time certified to apply for this position. Starting salary within listed range commensurate with qualifications and experience, with regular opportunities for pay increases plus additional enhancements:

Structured hiring bonus: *UPDATED* Now offering $15,000 for NH full-time certified officers. $10,000 for out-of-state full-time officers.

Education incentives: 2% added to base salary for Associates, 4% for Bachelors, 6% for Masters Degree.

Physical fitness incentives: (Cooper Standards, 50th Percentile): 2% added to base salary first year, 1% added for meeting requirements each year thereafter, up to a total of 8%.
Outstanding benefits: The Town of Hanover’s highly competitive benefits package includes choice of three excellent health plans; Town-paid short and long term disability and life insurance; NHRS retirement; dental plan; supplemental insurance and retirement savings options, and much more!

Hiring process includes a physical agility test, oral board, polygraph, medical and psychological examinations, and extensive background investigation.

Applications and supporting materials must be submitted via PoliceApp.com. No paper or e-mailed materials accepted. Contact Elizabeth Rathburn at the Hanover Police Department if you have questions about this excellent career opportunity.

The Town of Hanover is an equal opportunity employer. The Hanover Police Department strives to be inclusive and encourages candidates from diverse backgrounds and cultures, including BIPOC, women, LGBTQ+ and veterans to apply.