POLICE OFFICER OPENINGS
The Town of Truro is seeking qualified candidates to
fill vacancies for the position of police officer with the Truro Police
Department. Candidates must possess integrity, be of sound moral character, and
demonstrate good problem-solving skills.
Candidates seeking employment as a police officer
with the Truro Police Department must possess a high school diploma or
equivalency. Post-secondary education is preferred, but not required. Applicants
who have already received certification after completing a full time Police
Academy that is accepted by the Massachusetts Municipal Police Training
Committee (MPTC) are encouraged to apply. Note: Full time Police Academy does
not include the MPTC Reserve Intermittent Police Officer Academy.
Applicants will be scheduled to take an
examination. The fee for the examination is $40.00. Selected candidates will
be invited to an oral interview process. Offers of employment are conditional
and subject to successful completion of physical and psychological examinations.
Finalists will undergo a thorough background examination. Selected candidates
who are hired must attend and successfully complete a full-time Municipal Police
Recruit Training Academy. A state administered physical fitness assessment is
required prior to acceptance into the police academy.
Employment applications may be picked up at the
Truro Police Department, 344 Route 6, Truro, Massachusetts, or can be downloaded
at the Town of Truro website.
Completed applications, examination fee and supporting materials must be
submitted in person or via mail. Faxed or emailed applications will not be
accepted. Further information can be obtained by contacting Lt. Craig Danziger
or Sgt. Scott Holway at (508) 487-8730. The application period will be through
Friday, September 28, 2018 at 4:00 PM.
The Town of Truro is an equal opportunity employer,
does not discriminate because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual preference,
national origin or disability and complies with the laws and standards of the
U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the U.S. Department of Labor.