The Hamilton Police Department is accepting applications for a full-time, permanent Non-Civil Service Police Officer vacancy.  We are seeking individuals who are highly motivated, self-disciplined and want to work for an accredited professional police department with a community policing philosophy.

DUTIES: A Police Officer performs law enforcement duties, protecting life, property, and the civil rights of individuals. Primary duties include patrol; interacting with citizens to provide service and render assistance; and preparing and completing records, reports, and other paperwork documenting incidents for use in prosecution. A Police Officer is dispatched to crime and emergency scenes in response to reported violations, accidents, domestic disputes and abuses, and other incidents; carries out crime scene duties; makes arrests and performs search and seizure; conducts investigations; and interviews witnesses, suspects, and complainants.



  1. Education/Experience Requirement:  Preferred candidates will be an active Law Enforcement Officer with a minimum of one year of full-time police experience in his/her agency.  Candidates are preferred to have successfully graduated from a Massachusetts Municipal Police Training Council (MPTC) Basic Police Officer Full-Time Police Officer Academy, in accordance with M.G.L. Chapter 41, section 96B.  Active HAMILTON Reserve Police Officers are also eligible to apply.  An Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice or related field is required.


  1. Age Requirement: Applicants must be at least 21 years of age by the date of appointment.


  1. Provide cover letter and resume to: Lieutenant Scott Janes

Hamilton Police Department,

265 Bay Road

Hamilton, MA 01982

A complete job announcement can be found here.

The position description can be found here.

The application can be downloaded here.