The Town of Sturbridge will be accepting resumes for the position of full-time police officer. The Sturbridge Police Department is a full service accredited police agency. Duties of this position are under direct supervision and a high quality of service is expected. Patrol officers are assigned an area for the purpose of enforcing state laws relative to the prevention of crime, the apprehension of offenders, the protection of property and persons, the preservation of public peace, and the control of traffic; performs investigative duties, and related public service work as assigned. Minimum requirements: A U.S. citizen, a high school diploma or equivalent, a valid driver’s license, must be a graduate of the basic full time Massachusetts Police Training Committee Academy or equivalent and a college degree and/or prior military service is preferred but not required. Candidates must be able to possess a Class A License to carry a firearm, ability to work any hours and in all weather conditions, ability to learn and demonstrate job requirements after being trained. Applicants must be able to pass a Physical Ability Test, and successfully complete interview processes. A medical exam, a psychological exam, as well as an extensive background investigation will be conducted on finalists. Please submit a cover letter and resume to: Interim Chief Earl Dessert, Sturbridge Police Department, 346 MainStreet, Sturbridge, MA 01566. Deadline for submissions is June 8, 2020 @ 4:00 pm. In accordance with state law, no applicant who has been convicted of a felony can be appointed as a Police Officer. Applications are kept on file for one year after date of receipt. Town of Sturbridge is an E.O.E. The Mission of the Sturbridge Police Department is to work in partnership with the Community to protect life and property, solve neighborhood problems, and enhance the quality of life in our town.