Certified Police Officer



Certified Police Officer

Department: Police
Job Status: Full-Time
Hour Per Week: 40 (4 days on; 2 days off)
Rate of Pay: Starting at $54,501.34/yr - Depending on years of experience
Status: Open until filled
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Job Description

Grade 19

General Statement of Duties

Performs general and preventive patrol and investigative duties, enforcing all applicable laws and maintaining peace and order; performs directly related work as required.

Acceptable Experience and Training

  • Graduation from High School or possession of a GED, preferably supplemented by some college course work in Criminal Justice or a related field; and
  • Some related public service experience; or
  • Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the work.

Required Special Qualifications

  • Twenty-one years of age;
  • Ability to pass a background check;
  • Valid Driver's License.

Applicants must be at least 21 years of age.

EXPERIENCE: Must be presently employed as a full-time Certified Police Officer or have been employed as a full-time Certified Police Officer within the last 12 months.
BENEFITS: Group medical/dental insurance, LTD, Life, AD+D, 457, credit union, State of NH Retirement system, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, annual vacation/sick leave, 11 paid holidays.

PROCEDURES: Complete and submit employment application to the Human Resources Department along with copies of supporting documents listed below:
(1) Copy of Diploma or GED certificate,
(2) Copy of Police Officer certification,
(3) Copy of birth certificate/U.S. Passport and copy of valid driver’s license.

APPEARANCE: The Manchester Police Department does allow tattoos; however, no inappropriate or offensive tattoos are permitted and at no point are tattoos allowed on the hands, face, neck or head. Inappropriate or offensive tattoos will be determined by the Chief of Police or his designee.

If you satisfy these requirements, you will receive an invitation to participate in a physical agility test. The Manchester Police Department uses the guidelines set by the Cooper Institute for Aerobic Research. All applicants will be given a fitness assessment and must fall into the 35th percentile or better in all categories. The categories include, sit-ups, push-ups and a one and one half-mile run. The Manchester Police Department will then conduct a background investigation. Candidates will be considered for vacancies, as they occur.



City of Manchester
Close Date: 
Monday, January 31, 2022
Starting at $54,501.34/yr - Depending on years of experience