Police Officer

The Town of Canterbury has an opening for a full-time Police Officer. 

The position involves working varied hours including nights, weekends, holidays.

Uncertified officers will have to complete the NH Police Standards and Training Council full-time academy.  The Town of Canterbury will provide funding for this training to a qualified candidate. The salary range is $24.04-28.23 depending on certifications. Take home cruiser (30-minute drive from Pd according to google maps), Medical, dental and retirement benefits are included with this compensation package.

The hiring process will involve a physical agility test, oral board, polygraph examination, psychological screening, medical examination, drug test, and an extensive background investigation. Some pre-employment tests may be waived for certified officers.  All officers have a one-year probationary period.  Applicants should review the New Hampshire Police Standards and Training Council website for more information on the requirements for certification as a police officer.  

Applicants must be at least 21 years of age, have a high school diploma or GED, a valid driver’s license, and US citizenship.  

If you think you would be a great police officer for the Town of Canterbury, please submit your resume and cover letter to:

 Town of Canterbury Police Department

PO Box 120

Canterbury, NH 03224

Attention: Lt. Mike Crockwell

Town of Canterbury
Close Date: 
Friday, April 12, 2024
$24.04-28.23 depending on certifications