Job Postings

Full time Police Officer Openings - Town of Lee

The Lee Police Department is seeking trained Officer(s) to fill one or more full time opening(s). This agency is dedicated to reducing crime and providing for the safety and welfare of our citizens and visitors alike. The Lee Police Department is a full-service law enforcement agency committed to maintaining a safe and secure community through service, mutual cooperation and respect. Our goal is to deliver high quality efficient service while working in cooperation with local government, schools, community groups, businesses, and residents.  We are committed to this mission while keeping a strong focus on small-town community engagement.

Qualified applicants must currently be certified through completion of a Massachusetts Municipal Police Training Council (MPTC) Operated or Approved Recruit Officer Class (ROC) Police Academy.  Any conditional employment offer will also require fulfillment of all of the additional statutory requirements set forth by the Peace Officer and Standards Commission to become a Certified Law Enforcement Officer under Chap. 6E Section 4 and a successful negative check of the candidate on the National Decertification Index.

Applicants must be21 years of age or older; be a U.S. Citizen; possess a valid MA operator's license and possess a high school diploma/GED. Applicants should understand the selection process will include a background check, required pre-hire physical examination, drug testing and psychological examination.  Successful applicants will have the highest integrity, good written and oral communication skills, and the ability to solve problems in high stress environments.

Applicants must have the ability to work a variable schedule to include nights, weekends and holidays.  Benefits include a 4/2 work schedule, 75/25 Health Coverage, Paid Holidays, earned paid time off, $800.00 uniform allowance, overtime opportunities and paid outside details.  Base starting salary will be $46,862 to $64,563 annually, based on approved prior full time law enforcement experience, plus other incentives and shift differentials.

Candidates currently enrolled in a full-time MPTC academy are also encouraged to apply.  The Town of Lee is an equal opportunity employer. 

Resume and cover letter should be emailed to Chief Craig DeSantis by end of day Oct 22nd 2021 at; [email protected]

Police Lieutenant – Moultonborough, NH

Moultonborough, NH is seeking an exceptional leader who will help build morale, develop strong relationships across teams, mentor, coach, and lead our employees to their next level of excellence.

The ideal candidate will be committed to the concepts of 21st Century Policing and have a broad base of experiences (i.e., patrol, investigations, traffic, supervision, etc.), an associate degree in a law enforcement related field, five years of supervisory experience as a police sergeant.

Moultonborough, located in the northern Lakes Region of NH on Winnipesaukee and Squam Lake, a short drive from the White Mountain National Forest, has a full-time population of approximately 4,500 and a summer population exceeding 20,000. The Moultonborough Police Department consists of 12 full-time sworn officers, 2 part-time sworn, four part-time dispatchers and one full-time administrative assistant.
This position requires a high level of discretion, responsibility, the ability to organize projects, set goals and use effective strategies to achieve goals. This person will coordinate assigned activities with other Town departments and outside agencies, oversee programs and services at the Police Department while focusing on crime prevention and community-responsive solutions. Work is performed under the general direction of the Chief of Police and requires the exercise of significant initiative, judgment, and decision making.

Successful candidate(s) will be a U.S. citizen, have a current driver’s license, ability to pass a physical agility test, background investigation, psychological, and polygraph examinations. Those without current NH certification are encouraged to fully explore requirements the NH Police Standards & Training Council’s ( FAQ before applying.

Salary range to $90,000; starting salary commensurate with qualifications. Moultonborough is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please send resume, cover letter, and Moultonborough Town application ( to:

Chief Richard Stillman
Moultonborough Police Department
1035 Whittier Highway
Moultonborough, NH 03254
or: [email protected]

City of Methuen - Police Chief Posting

The City of Methuen is seeking qualified and experienced candidates for the position of Police Chief.  Under the general direction of the Mayor, the Police Chief is the chief administrative officer of the police department, responsible for planning, directing, controlling, coordinating, and staffing all activities of the department to preserve the peace, protect persons and property and enforce the law.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:  Organizes, directs, and oversees all staff resources, e.g., makes assignments, provides training, evaluates performance, determines discipline, participates in collective bargaining, handles grievances, and maintains personnel record system aligned to existing Commonwealth of Massachusetts Civil Service guidelines in alignment with Human Resources.; Develops and oversees operating policies and procedures to ensure achievement and retention of Commonwealth police accreditation; delegates authority, monitors daily duties and assignments for officers; reviews activities and incidents.; Plans and executes programs to prevent and repress crime, apprehend, and prosecute law violators; modifies and adopts new programs and techniques to improve effectiveness of department.; Prepares and submits to appropriate office/organization various reports, e.g., annual report and monthly arrests. Notify appropriate organization (state or federal) of incidents occurring within the city involving deaths, injuries, lost persons, and vehicular accidents.; Directs, coordinates, and keeps apprised of all activities of the department. As necessary and on his own discretion, takes charge at scenes of emergencies, serious crimes, or accidents, making final decisions as to courses of action and protection of citizens, property, and police personnel. Cooperates with officials of other jurisdictions on investigations and apprehension of suspects.; Serves as primary representative of the department with civic organizations, public interest groups, elected representatives, schools, etc. by attending meetings related to public safety problems and/or enforcement; appears before the State Legislature and City Council to present testimony on proposed statutes, bills, and ordinances affecting the Police Department.; Consults with the Mayor in the development of overall policies, programs, and procedures to govern the activities of the department.; Prepares the department budget with the approval of the Chief Administrative and Financial Officer and Mayor and directs the expenditure of allocated funds; oversees all payroll, requisitions, and PO's, makes recommendations to the Mayor regarding any major purchases.

Performs other related duties as required.  For a full job description visit:

APPLY:  Submit application, cover letter and resume to: City of Methuen, Human Resource Department, Room 206, 41 Pleasant Street, Methuen, MA 01844 or emailed to [email protected].  Please reference in subject line:  Police Chief. 

Hours of Work:   Full-Time (40+ hours) / Benefitted

Salary ranges up to $220,000 (starting salary commensurate w/qualifications)

Non-Civil Service Position

Position open until filled

The City of Methuen is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and service provider.