Town of Harvard Police Officer FT | MassCops

Town of Harvard Police Officer FT

Discussion in 'Massachusetts Employment' started by j809, Jul 31, 2015.

  1. j809

    j809 Subscribing Member


    The Town of Harvard Police Department is currently accepting applications to fill one full-time police officer position. Harvard is a town in Worcester County, located 25 miles west-northwest of Boston along Route 2 and 495 with a population of approximately 6,500 residents. Our ideal candidate is a motivated, driven individual that is committed to community policing philosophy.

    Minimum Requirements are a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice or Criminology (related field), a Full-Time Police Academy MPTC or equivalent and two years full-time experience. Starting salary $44,491-$47,216 based on experience (Max Step $57,928) plus differential and educational incentive. Differential is $2,808 Eves and $3,328 Mids. New candidates will receive a 5% education incentive for a Bachelor’s Degree or a 10% incentive for a Master’s Degree.

    Other benefits include 4/2 schedule, 80/20 Health Coverage, Short-Term and Long-Term Disability, Paid Holidays. We offer a number of opportunities such as participation in CEMLEC and various paid training and specialization.

    Candidates would need to complete and pass all phases of the selection process including interviews, extensive background investigation, medical and psychological examinations.

    A resume and cover letter should be submitted electronically by e-mail only to Chief Edward D. Denmark at [email protected]. Any further questions can be sent to Sergeant James D. Babu at [email protected]
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  2. CapeSpecial

    CapeSpecial MassCops Member

    Even if it's not a requirement in the posting, that is becoming the norm to get hired
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  3. Joel98

    Joel98 MassCops Member

    Agreed, becoming the norm in a lot of places.
  4. Pvt. Cowboy

    Pvt. Cowboy Lemme take a selfie Staff Member

    AND two years experience. They want already fully trained guys.

    I think this will be the norm moving forward. Just an outsider looking in...
  5. felony

    felony MassCops Member

    FT academy and only a 5% education incentive for bachelors degree, top step 57k? Who negotiated that contract a blind "yes" man?
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  6. mpd61

    mpd61 Retired Fed, Active Special

    You are not worthy of joining the Apple Police? Too bad............o_O
  7. NHPaul4

    NHPaul4 MassCops Member

    Has anyone heard from them yet?
  8. 508Junie

    508Junie MassCops Member

    I applied and did not hear a response either.

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