Police Officer Job - Keene, NH Police Department - Keene, New Hampshire




April 01, 2014

Keene, NH Police Department

Position Title: Police Officer
Position Type: Police
Closing Date: 12/31/2014
Job Description

Duties include patrol of an assigned area for the purpose of crime prevention, law enforcement, and providing for general public safety. This may include the investigation of crimes, identification and apprehension of offenders, traffic enforcement, accident investigation, and providing emergency services. Applicants should have excellent communication skills and a history of demonstrated common sense and sound decision-making. Applicants must be able to analyze situations quickly and objectively. An extensive benefit package, which includes medical and dental, 11 paid Holidays, accrued sick time, personal days, and vacation days is offered. Work week is 40 hours, working four days on and three days off.

Additional Information

Keene, NH, is a family oriented community with approximately 24,000 residents and is the County Seat. Daytime population can increase to 75,000. Keene is also home to Keene State College with approximately 6,000 students, as well as Antioch University and Dartmouth Hitchcock Keene, a full service Hospital. Keene is 2 hours from Boston, MA, and 1.5 hours from Hartford, CT. The Monadnock region, in which Keene is located, provides a multitude of family and outdoor recreational activities.

Job Requirements
  • Age : 21
  • Education : High School Graduate
  • Experience : Certified or non Certified Police Officer
  • Additional Requirement :

    The Keene, NH Police Department is seeking both certified Police Officers and non-certified trainees to fill current openings. Out of State certifications are accepted in New Hampshire, but require a non-NH certified Officer to attend select NH Police Standards and Training Academy law classes. Completion of the Departments Field Training and Evaluation Program is required. Applicants must be U.S. citizens, 21 years of age or older upon appointment, have a High School diploma and a valid drivers license. Initial starting salary dependent on experience.

  • Salary Information
    Entry Level Salary: $41,912   annual
    Lateral: $TBD   annual
    Top Pay: $60,715   annual

    Contact Information

    Steven  Russo
    srusso@ci.keene.nh.us
    Keene, NH Police Department
    400 Marlboro Street
    Keene, New Hampshire 03431
    ph: (603)357-9813