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Police Officer Job - Concord Police Department - Concord, New Hampshire

July 15, 2014

Concord Police Department

Position Title: Police Officer
Position Type: Police
Closing Date: 8/22/2014
Job Description

The Concord Police Department is now accepting applications from both certified and non-certified police officer candidates.

The Concord Police Department is one of New Hampshire’s largest and busiest municipal departments.  In addition to patrol, we offer a number of specialty divisions including Investigations, Traffic Enforcement, Computer Crimes, Community Resources and an undercover Drug Unit.

The City of Concord has 43,000 residents with a significantly higher daytime population.  Concord is the state capital as well as a regional center for commerce, medicine, and education.  The city is located one hour north of Boston.  The Concord Police Department has 84 full-time police officers.

To provide the highest possible level of service to our community, we are seeking intelligent, perceptive, and motivated police officer candidates with good judgment and strong character.  In return we offer a career with tremendous social value, a strong team atmosphere, competitive pay and benefits, and a pension retirement.


Additional Information

A written test will be administered at Concord High School on the morning of Saturday, September  6th, followed by a physical ability test in the afternoon.

Candidates are encouraged to apply online at the Human Resources page of the City of Concord website


Job Requirements
  • Age 21 minimum, no maximum
  • Education See qualifications
  • Experience none required
  • Additional Requirement :

    Minimum Qualifications:   A high school diploma plus one or more of the following:

    1. Knowledge acquired through a minimum of 60 credit hours in an associate or baccalaureate educational program; or

    2. Two years of full time experience as a certified police officer at the time of appointment; or

    3. Four years of active military service with an honorable discharge.

    A Bachelor’s degree is desirable.

    Candidates shall have no body art, tattoos, intentional scarring or mutilation that would be visible while wearing a short-sleeve uniform.

  • Salary Information
    Entry Level Salary: $44,678   annual
    Academy Graduate: $44,678   annual
    Lateral: $50,232   annual
    Top Pay: $64,739   annual

    Contact Information

    Jay Brown
    Concord Police Department
    35 Green Street
    Concord, New Hampshire 03301
    ph: (603)230-3736