Patrol Officer

Lebanon, NH
Lebanon Police Department

Closes On: September 30, 2023 at 05:00 PM EST

Rate of Pay: $28.71 – $37.95

Performance Measurement

Responsible for the enforcement of federal statutes, state statutes, motor vehicle laws, local ordinances, and a variety of other tasks designed to preserve peace as well as order and at the same time protect the lives and property within the City of Lebanon; responsible for the efficient performance of required duties in conformance with the rules, regulations, and policies contained in the department manual. Customarily and regularly exercises discretion and judgment in meeting emergencies and determining lawful and appropriate courses of action. Works under the general supervision of a Sergeant or Corporal (in some divisions a Lieutenant).


Minimum age of 21 years. Must be of good moral character as presented in NH Police Standards and Training Rules. Minimum of High School diploma or equivalent; an Associate’s Degree, military service, or an equivalent combination of work experience and credits is preferred. Valid motor vehicle operator’s license. Must demonstrate an ability to meet the department’s and the NH Police Standards & Training Council’s entrance standards on fitness, psychological, and medical testing, as well as a polygraph examination. Must pass a thorough department background process which is intrusive in nature. If the candidate holds an out-of-state full-time certification, he or she must successfully obtain NH Police Standards & Training Council certification as a police officer within 6 months of the date of hire. Starting pay for certified candidates is $26.86 to $32.39, depending upon experience. Certified officers are waived from the written test. If hired, full-time certified police officers are eligible for a one-time bonus of up to $10,000; non-certified eligible for $2,500 one-time bonus.