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CAREERS -FULL TIME POLICE OFFICER

-Full Time Police Officer Employment Opportunities-


 

Mission Statement 

 

The Nashua Police Department strives to improve the quality of life in its community and to protect people and property in partnership with the citizens of Nashua.

 


 

 

Upcoming Testing Dates 

 

Click here for testing dates and to begin the application process


 


 

 

Do you qualify for a career with the Nashua Police Department?

 


All Candidates Must be United States Citizens.
Applicants must NOT have a felony conviction.
Applicants must NOT have a conviction for driving while intoxicated within the last 10 years.

 

Residency: Continental United States (and valid drivers license required)
Age: Must be at least 21 years old to apply
Height: Proportionate to Weight
Weight: Proportionate to Height
Education: High School Graduate or Equivalent
Health & Hearing: Excellent
Eyes: Visual acuity distant - correctable to 20/30, Visual acuity near-correctable to 20/40;
(Normal Color and Depth Perception necessary)
Testing: Written Exam and Physical Agility Tests
Oral Interviews
Background Investigation
Polygraph Examination
Psychological Evaluation
Medical Examination
Duties: Police Officer duties include general or special duty police work in the maintenance of law and order, in the protection of life and property, and in the prevention and suppression of crime.


 

Nashua Police Department Policy on Tattoos

  

Any police officer applicant seeking employment with the Nashua Police Department, sworn or civilian, who has visible tattoo(s) on the arms or legs shall be allowed to compete in the initial testing process including the oral interview.  If the applicant successfully completes these portions of the hiring process, the applicant’s tattoo(s) shall be examined by the background investigator to determine if the tattoo(s) are inappropriate and/or offensive.  If the tattoo(s) are determined to be inappropriate and/or offensive, the applicant will be disqualified from the hiring process.  All visible tattoo(s) will be required to be covered at all times while functioning in a law enforcement capacity or while conducting official business for the Nashua Police Department. 

 

 

 

 


 

 

Salary/Benefits 

 

Salary:
 

  • First Year Officer: $56,654.00
  • Second Year Officer: $69,490.00

    Certified Payscale:

     
  • Certified First Year Officers: $59,210.00
  • Certified II: $78,126.00
    (2 years Full-Time Certification required)

 

Health Insurance:
 

  • Individual and family plans available

 

Equipment & Uniforms:
 

  • Complete Issue upon Employment
  • Annual Clothing Allowance

 

Training:
 

  • Mandatory upon Employment - N.P.D & New Hampshire Police Academy
  • Continuous In-Service Training
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Educational Incentive - annual bonus for Bachelors and Masters Degrees

 

Probationary Period: 1 Year
 

Outside Details: Regularly available
 

Vacation:
 

  • 10 Days Annually after 1 Year of Service
  • 15 Days Annually after 4 Years of Service
  • 20 Days Annually after 9 Years of Service
  • 25 Days Annually after 16 Years of Service

 

Holidays:
 

  • 12 Paid Days per Year
     

 

Retirement:
 

  • New Hampshire Retirement System - 25 Years Service
  • Minimum Retirement Age – 50

     

 


 

 

Contact Us

 

Nashua Police Department
Professional Standards Bureau

Attn: Officer Adrian Beato
Phone: (603) 589-6187
OR
Attn: Officer Julia Banks
Phone: (603) 589-6157
28 Officer James Roche Drive
Nashua NH, 03062
Fax:(603) 589-3803
E-mail:click Here

 

 

 

 

THE NASHUA POLICE DEPARTMENT SEEKS TO PROVIDE AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY TO ALL PEOPLE WITHOUT REGARD TO RACE, COLOR, SEX, RELIGION, AGE, NATIONAL ORIGIN OR DISABILITY AND TO ENSURE THIS PRACTICE OF NONDISCRIMINATION IS APPLIED TO EVERY ASPECT OF ITS BUSINESS ACTIVITIES