Police Officer - Portsmouth, NH



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CLOSING DATE FOR APPLYING
Open


STARTING SALARY
$43,729.90 - $60,648.06


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
- be a U.S. citizen
- possess a valid driver's license
- be at least 21 years of age at the time of hire
- possess a high school diploma or GED
- be POST certified
- binocular vision & near vision of not worse than 20/40 corrected; Corrected distance vision shall be at least 20/30


SELECTION PROCESS
- oral interview
- polygraph test
- drug screening test
- background investigation
- medical examination
- physical agility test
- psychological test


HOW TO APPLY
The Portsmouth Police Department has an on-going recruitment and hiring Process for sworn personnel. Candidates for the position of police officer with another law enforcement agency may apply to the Portsmouth Police Department by sending a resume and cover letter to: Portsmouth Police Department, Personnel & Training, 3 Junkins Avenue, Portsmouth, NH 03801, Attn: Terry Barrett. If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Barrett at (603) 610-7428 or at barrettt@cityofportsmouth.com. For more information, please visit www.cityofportsmouth.com/police.

**The Portsmouth Police Department participates in a regional testing process through Great Bay Community College. Participation in this test will place the applicant on the eligibility list of approximately 45 southern New Hampshire, northern Massachusetts and southern Maine law enforcement agencies.

The Portsmouth Police Department DOES NOT issue applications for employment. It is NOT A REQUIREMENT of the Portsmouth Police Department for a full-time certified police officer to take the Great Bay Community College Police Entrance Exam. http://greatbay.edu/courses/business-training/police-testing

All other applicants who are interested in being employed by the Portsmouth Police Department MUST TAKE THIS EXAM.

Get my Entry Level Police Testing Application For additional information please contact Lt. Michael Maloney at 603-610-7546 or via e-mail at MMaloney@cityofportsmouth.com

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CONTACT INFORMATION
Terry Barrett
Portsmouth Police Department
3 Junkins Avenue
Portsmouth, New Hampshire 03801
Telephone: 603-610-7411
Email: tbarrett@cityofportsmouth.com
Web Site: www.cityofportsmouth.com/police





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