University Police Officer – Academy Trained

Lowell, MA
University of Massachusetts Lowell

Salary: $2,544.15 – Step 7 $3,093.88 bi-weekly.

Position Summary:

The University of Massachusetts Lowell Police Department is a full-service police agency that serves the University Community and operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week. University Police Officers perform a full range of police duties to insure the safety and security of the University community and property. Women and underrepresented minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.


  • Must be a U.S. Citizen, 21 years of age or older
  • Successful completion of a high school education or equivalent, as determined by the commission
  • Must have successfully completed a full-time MPTC Academy or equivalent or be currently enrolled in a full time MPTC qualified academy approved by the municipal police training committee
  • Must have Class A LTC Firearms License or the ability to obtain one
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license
  • Successful completion of a physical exam, drug screening, psychological exam and fitness evaluation approved by the commission
  • Successful completion of a state and national background check, including, but not limited to, fingerprinting and a full employment history; provided, that if the applicant has been previously employed in law enforcement in any state or United States territory or by the federal government, the applicant’s full employment record, including complaints and discipline, shall be evaluated in the background check
  • Possession of current first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation certificates or equivalent, as determined by the commission;
  • Successful completion of an oral interview administered by the commission; and
  • Being of good moral character and fit for employment in law enforcement, as determined by the commission.
  • Required: Must pass a screening process that includes a background investigation, oral interview, physical fitness test, psychological exam, medical and drug exam
  • Certified candidates are expected to fulfill 1 year of service. If an employee fails to fulfill their required year they will be required to reimburse the University for their costs (not including the employee’s salary).

Preferred Requirements:

  • Bilingual preferred.