Police Officer

Keene, NH
Keene Police Department

The Keene Police Department is seeking career and community oriented individuals who would like to be part of a full service law enforcement team dedicated to responding to the needs of the Keene community!

Police officers have very demanding and challenging jobs, requiring dedication, strong communication skills, and the ability to think on the run, make quick decisions, meet deadlines, and use current technology. Police officers must have integrity, be self-motivated, have good common sense, and be able to make good judgement calls every day. A day in the life of a police officer offers a lot of variety, and is never boring! If you’re interested in learning more, regardless of the path that led you here, it’s time for you to check out the Keene Police Department!

Closes On: October 25, 2019 at 04:00 PM EST

What we offer you:
If you’re already a certified officer, with the Keene Police Department’s Hiring Incentive Program you will earn a competitive starting base salary of at least $57,075 annualized with an extensive benefits package, plus an opportunity to earn up to $5000 in bonuses! Some candidates may be compensated at higher than the entry level rate, depending upon experience. We also offer 40 hours of vacation leave during the probationary period (after completion of 6 months of employment and a successful interim evaluation), and relocation assistance (if required to move to meet department residency requirement to live within 30 minutes of the Keene PD). If you’re interested in a career in law enforcement, but you’re not yet certified, upon hire you will earn a competitive starting pay rate of $23.84 per hour, which adjusts to the certified police officer rate once your certification and probationary period are complete. In addition to a competitive salary and an extensive benefits package, Keene Police Officers enjoy an environment of teamwork and camaraderie, and opportunities for career development and promotion. The job is often exciting and offers a great deal of personal satisfaction.


The qualifications: All applicants for the Keene Police Department must:

• Be United States citizens
• Be high school graduates, or possess a GED certificate
• Be at least 21 years of age at the time of appointment
• College education and/or military experience are highly desirable.
• Additionally, you must meet the basic hiring criteria and pass the candidate review process.