RECRUITING ACADEMY TRAINED
Job Opportunity- Police Officer (Full Time) The Reading Police Department is seeking highly motivated, community-oriented, and service-minded full-time police officers. The Reading Police Department is a progressive, community-oriented police department.
The Reading Police Department has 46 Sworn Officers divided among three divisions. We have specialty units to include: Honor Guard, RAD, Patrol K9 and two comfort dog positions, Field Training Officers, Mountain Bike, and Motorcycle units. Reading is approx. 10 Sq. miles with a population of 25,337.
Candidates must be at least 21 years of age; must have successfully completed a Massachusetts Municipal Police Training Committee (MPTC) fill-time police academy in accordance with MGL Chapter 41, Section 96B; possess a valid driver’s license and have the ability to acquire a Massachusetts Class A License to Carry Firearms; must be available to work all shifts for a 24/7 operation, including weekends and holidays; possess strong problem-solving abilities with a high level of integrity, and have effective verbal and written communication skills.
Starting pay starting at night rate $61,962.00 after that seven steps until top step at $83,706.00 plus, full educational incentive’s 10% for Associate degree, 2o% for Bachelor’s Degree, and 25% for Master’s Degree. Vacation Benefits, Sick Leave benefits, Fitness Benefits, 11 paid holidays, clothing incentive, health and dental benefits.
Candidates will be subjected to an extensive background investigation, medical evaluation, and psychological screening.
Cover letters and resumes please send to Lieutenant Christopher Jones at cjonesOci.reading.ma.us by September 16, at 4pm.
Any questions please reach out to above name and email as well.