Police Social Worker Job Posting - Falmouth, MA

The Town of Falmouth is seeking applicants for two full-time Police Social Worker positions to work under the general direction of the Police Captain of Specialized Services and the clinical direction of the Director of Human Services. These are civilian positions that work 40 hours per week with some rotating coverage for nights and weekends and with some flexible scheduling.
The Police Social Workers work collaboratively with the Falmouth Police Department (FPD) to respond to selected law enforcement calls for service as a crisis response specialist, providing crisis intervention, psychological first aid, and mediation skills. These positions also collaborate with the FPD, Human Services Department, School Department, court, local healthcare facilities, and other community providers to identify individuals suffering from mental health and substance use disorders and perform outreach to divert them away from criminal justice involvement and toward appropriate care and services.
Additional examples of essential functions include, but are not limited to: actively participating in Police ride-alongs; working with partner agencies to formulate plans for appropriate levels of care for individuals in psychiatric crisis; administering Section 12 involuntary psychiatric holds as appropriate; assisting in gathering information for a Section 35 involuntary commitment for a substance use disorder; compiling and maintaining statistical data related to law enforcement calls for service related to social work needs and reviewing the data to identify gaps in service.
Must have a master’s degree in Social Work or a related field and five (5) years of full time or equivalent part time experience in the field of behavioral health with a diverse range of social work; LICSW or LMHC required (LICSW preferred); or any equivalent combination of education, training or experience which demonstrates possession of the required knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the essential functions of the job. Must have a valid Massachusetts motor vehicle operator’s license and the ability to pass security clearance in order to work with the Department of Criminal Justice Information Services (DCJIS) and Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) software.
Successful applicants will have extensive knowledge of mental health and substance use disorders, conflict resolution, and crisis intervention. These positions will gain a basic knowledge of the criminal justice system through on the job learning, but must have the ability to: understand law enforcement culture, procedures, and general orders; function effectively within a paramilitary law enforcement environment; and establish and maintain rapport with police officers and a diverse community.
Starting wage of $69,097.60 - $84,968.00 per year, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Comprehensive benefits package.
Preference Date to Apply: Friday, March 24, 2023, by 4:30 pm. These positions will remain open until filled, but candidates who apply by the above date and time will have preference over later applications.
The Town of Falmouth is proud to be an EEO/AA employer

Town of Stowe, Vermont / Full-Time Police Officer

The Stowe Police Department is accepting applications for a Full-Time Police Officer.

Stowe Police Department is committed to excellence in law enforcement and dedicated to the people, traditions, and diversity of our town.  We work in partnership with the community to preserve and improve the quality of life, making the town a safer, more pleasant place to live, work, and visit.

Stowe Police Department provides quality service in a professional, respectful, and ethical manner to the 5,200+ year-round residents and 8,000–12,000 tourist population during peak periods.

Stowe Police operates throughout the town’s 95 square miles of village streets, state roadways, mountain trails and forests, including the ski resort.

Applicants must be 21 years of age, a U.S. citizen, possess a High School diploma or equivalent, and possess a valid Driver’s License. Applicant must be able to perform all the essential functions involved with police duties. The hiring process includes a physical fitness examination, polygraph, oral board, written exam, medical exam, fingerprint check, and extensive background check.

Non-certified applicants will be required to attend VT Police Academy.  Starting pay for non-certified officer is $22.92 per hour and then increases after completion of the Police Academy.

Minimum starting pay for an already certified officer is $25.29 per hour and may be higher depending on qualifications and experience.

The Town of Stowe currently offers an excellent benefit package including health and dental insurance, paid leave, a generously matched retirement plan, life insurance and more.

If you have any questions about the position, please contact Chief Donald Hull at (802) 253-4329 or [email protected].

Job descriptions and employment application can be obtained at: www.townofstowevt.org.   Submit application, letter of interest and resume to: Town of Stowe, c/o HR Director, PO Box 730, Stowe, VT 05672 or by email [email protected].   Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  The Town of Stowe is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Lateral Transfer - Hull Police Department

The Town of Hull is seeking highly motivated, experienced police officers for a lateral transfer to our department. The Hull Police Department is a progressive, community-focused department consisting of (30) highly dedicated full-time police officers.

Entrance Requirements: Only permanent civil service police officers from Massachusetts are eligible for transfer under the provisions of Chapter 31, Section 35 of the Massachusetts General Laws. Applicants must have satisfactorily completed a prescribed course of study approved by the Municipal Police Training Committee.

Eligibility Requirements:

All candidates seeking transfer to the Hull Police Department will be required to successfully complete:

  • Comprehensive background investigation
  • Medical examination to include drug screening
  • Psychological examination
  • Interviews
  • No serious disciplinary issues in the past (5) five years
  • Current active unrestricted LTC
  • Current active Massachusetts Drivers License


Compensation & Benefits:  The current Salary range based on experience is $57,131.70 to $67,831.12 (per current C.B.A), plus additional benefits and incentives to include;  educational incentive based on degree attained, night & weekend shift differential, longevity bonus, uniform allowance, cleaning allowance, overtime opportunities, multiple stipend opportunities, (13) Holidays, vacation and personal days, and a health insurance program.

Equal Opportunity Employer: The Town of Hull is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Female, bilingual, and minority police officers are encouraged to apply.

Application Process: Candidates seeking a transfer to the Hull Police Department must submit a letter of interest, a current resume and a letter from the Chief of Police from your current department authorizing you to participate in this transfer process to:

The deadline for application is April 2nd 2023

Deputy Chief Neil J. Reilly

Hull Police Department,

1 School Street, Hull, MA 02045

Any questions relative to this process should be directed to: Deputy Chief Neil Reilly at 781-925-1214, email [email protected]


The town of Windsor is accepting applications for part time police officers.

WAGES AND BENEFITS: $55 per hour for traffic details, and $18.75 per hour for 30 required patrol hours, per month, with flexible hours.  The officer will receive paid training and professional development opportunities, including annual written performance evaluations to monitor personal growth.  We are specifically looking to attract someone who will enjoy working in a small, beautiful, rural community, with people who care about the people they serve and protect. 

REQUIREMENTS: Be a POST certified officer in Massachusetts, or tracking to be one, with a Massachusetts driver’s license, and a Massachusetts firearms license. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Applicants must be able to perform proper proactive and reactive police work, including traffic stops, criminal investigations, motor vehicle accident investigations, issuing motor vehicle citations, making arrests, writing proper police reports, completing other required documentation, testifying in court, and treating citizens with the utmost respect and courtesy in the performance of their duties. 

This is an ideal position for an officer retiring from, or retired from, full time policing in Massachusetts. 

APPLICANTS: If interested, Email your resume with a cover letter to the chief of police at [email protected]. Candidates will interview with the chief of police, and be subjected to a comprehensive background investigation including a psychological examination.  Qualified applicants will be interviewed by the selectboard, and if hired, will be appointed to one-year terms. 

The Town of Windsor is an Equal Opportunity Employer that hires qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, or veteran status. 

Westborough Police Department - Police Officer Position

The Westborough Police Department is seeking qualified applicants for the position of full-time Police Officer.

Applicants must have an Associate's Degree (A.A.) or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school; six months to one year of related experience and/or training; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Massachusetts Police Academy certification in accordance with MGL Ch. 41 is preferred.

All appointments are subject to meeting the requirements set forth by the Massachusetts Peace Officer Standards and Training Commission. Applicants must be able to successfully complete a physical and psychological examination as well as a comprehensive background investigation.

The Town of Westborough offers a very competitive salary and benefits package to include full Quinn Bill benefits for all new officers who qualify in accordance with the current CBA.

A full job description can be found on the town's website.

Applicants are to submit a cover letter, resume, and job application (available at www.westboroughpolice.org)  to Lt. Michael Daniels - Westborough Police Department; 45 West Main St. Westborough, MA 01581. The Westborough Police Department is also on PoliceApp.com (https://www.policeapp.com/Entry-Level-Westborough-MA-Police-Officer-Jobs/4365/)

Application packets must be postmarked no later than March 10, 2023

Hampden Police Department - Full Time Police Officer

The Hampden Police Department is accepting applications for the position of full-time police officer for a non-Civil Service agency. We are seeking a motived, disciplined, professional officer to join our department with a community policing philosophy. Hampden is a rural community with approximately 5,139 residents. The department is currently budgeted for 11 full time officers. Hampden provides a lucrative benefits package to include competitive wages, paid time off, uniform allowance, educational incentives.


  • Education/Experience Requirement: Preferred candidates should be an active Law Enforcement officer with a minimum of one year of full-time police officer experience. Candidates are preferred to have successfully graduated from a Massachusetts Municipal Police Training Council Basic Police Full Time Police Officer Academy, in accordance with MGL Chapter 41,

Section 96B. A high school diploma or its equivalent is required. Applicants must be a U.S. Citizen and have a valid driver's license. Higher education and/or military experience is preferred, but not required.

AGE REQUIREMENT: Applicants must be at least 21 years of age by the date of appointment.


  • Pass an oral interview
  • Pass a background investigation that includes a check of school records, credit history, inquiry as to character and reputation, past and current neighbors, employment references and a fingerprint based criminal records check.
  • Pass physical, psychological evaluation and Physical Ability Test (PAT.)  Successfully pass a drug test.
  • Meet all certifications requirements for Massachusetts police officers.

Applications are available on our website, www.hampdenpolice.com. Application packets can also be picked up at the Hampden Police Department. Please submit completed application, resume, and cover letter to Sergeant Michael Cooney, 100 Allen Street, Hampden, MA 01036.


EEO/AA We believe diversity strengthens our organization and all qualified applicants are encouraged to apply


Massachusetts College of Art & Design

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Lanesborough Police Department - Full Time Police Officer

The Lanesborough Police Department is hiring a Full Time Police Officer.  Must be Full Time Academy Certified by MPTC

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The Job Posting and Application can be obtained at the Lanesborough Town Hall or at www.lanesborough-ma.gov

Any interested candidates please contact:  Chief Robert Derksen at (413) 443-4107 or [email protected]

Brandeis University - Operations Lieutenant

Brandeis University is delighted to announce a career opportunity as an Operations Lieutenant.  Brandeis offers a generous and competitive benefits package, including paid time off, health, dental, and vision, a retirement plan match, and free tuition.

Reporting directly to the Chief of Public Safety, the Operations Lieutenant works directly with the Chief to advance the re-imagining process for Public Safety.  The Operations Lieutenant will be considered a senior leadership position and assist in organizing and coordinating campus-wide public safety activities. They will oversee the process of state accreditation, POST requirements and assist in advancing and improving operational readiness through various technological updates within the department.

Full JD: https://brandeis.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/Jobs/job/Brandeis---Waltham-Campus/Operations-Lieutenant_R0006780-1

Westwood, MA  - Police Officer Transfer Opportunity

The Westwood Police Department is currently seeking qualified transfer candidates to fill openings for the full-time position of Police Officer. The Westwood Police Department is a progressive, non-civil service law enforcement agency that works closely with our public safety colleagues and all stakeholders in our community. The Town of Westwood is a growing community with more than 1.5 million sq. ft. of retail shopping, office space and residential development with a resident population of approximately 16,000 people. Westwood is an extremely safe and engaged community, supportive of public safety, located in the metropolitan Boston area. The Westwood Police Department has top-notch equipment and technology and operates out of a new public safety facility (2017) within a supportive work environment and a collaborative management team.

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Yarmouth, MA -  Patrol Officer Job Posting

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Sunderland, MA -  Full-time Police Officer position

The Sunderland  Police Department is seeking qualified candidates for Full-time Police Officer position, candidates must be Post Certified.  

Applicants must be a minimum of 21 years of age or older, a U.S. Citizen, possess a valid driver’s license. They should also possess a high school diploma/GED, license to carry and be certified by Massachusetts MPTC.  Candidates should be highly motivated, self-disciplined and possess a community policing philosophy.

Ideal candidate would live in or near Sunderland.

Previous candidates must reapply.

The Sunderland Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Send letter of interest & resume to:  Sunderland Police Department, Chief Erik J. Demetropoulos, 105 River Road, Sunderland, MA 01375

Or via email to: [email protected] / Subject line: Employment

Worthington, MA - Police Officer Position

The Worthington Police Department is seeking qualified candidates for Part-time Police Officer positions, candidates must be Post Certified. 

Applicants must be a minimum of 21 years of age or older, a U.S. Citizen, possess a valid driver’s license. They should also possess a high school diploma/GED, license to carry and be certified by Massachusetts MPTC.  Candidates should be highly motivated, self-disciplined and possess a community policing philosophy. 

Ideal candidate would live in or near Worthington.

Previous candidates must reapply.

The Worthington Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Send letter of interest & resume to:  Worthington Police Department, P.O. Box 246, Worthington, MA  01098

Or via email to:  [email protected]; Subject line: Employment