Entry Level Police Officer

Manchester, NH
Manchester Police Department

Patrols an assigned area in the enforcement of law and order. Performs traffic duties, investigations and crime prevention and detection assignments.

Rate of Pay: $54,501.34/yr –
Details: Application period ends on 11/9/2020 at 4:30 PM


Acceptable Experience and Training
• Graduation from High School or possession of a GED, preferably supplemented by some college course work in Criminal Justice or a related field

Required Special Qualifications
• Applicants must be at least 21 years of age by the date of the written test;
• US Citizenship is required;
• Valid Driver's License.

Physical Requirements

Applicants must be able to complete essential job functions of Police Officer, safely and effectively. Must meet vision standards – distant vision at least 20/30, corrected; near vision at least 20/40 in each eye corrected with contact lenses or spectacles, and 20/20 uncorrected. Successful long-term soft contact lens wearers are not subject to the uncorrected criterion. This waiver is extended to users of hard lenses if successful use has been documented. Normal color and depth perception essential. Any condition which interferes with acuity or puts the eyes at risk shall result in disqualification or deferment.

The Examination consists of a written test, physical agility test, and oral interview. Background investigation, including polygraph, will be conducted on candidates who are successful at each stage of the examination series. Offer of hire contingent upon passing a post-offer fitness for duty psychological and medical screening examination.

The written and physical agility exams will be administered at the NH Police Standards & Training Council, Concord, NH on November 14, 2020; and the Oral Board will be administered on November 17 and 18, 2020 . Applicants will be notified by mail/email of any change in dates, therefore it is important to provide a correct and complete mailing address as well as a valid email address and to notify Human Resources of any address change.