The Stratham Police Department is looking to fill a Full-Time Police Officer opening within the department. The Stratham Police Department is a CALEA accredited agency that delivers quality community based policing in active partnership with the citizens we serve. We are seeking a career and community oriented individual who desires to be part of a professional and progressive department.
The Stratham Police Department operates 24/7 and serves a population of approximately 8,000 residents within a 16 square mile area. Policing duties include emergency response, traffic enforcement, investigations, community outreach, preventative patrol, report writing and other services as needed. The Department currently has 12 full-time officers, 3 part-time positions and 2 administrative staff.
Applicants may be required to successfully pass a written test (waived for full-time certified candidates), a fitness test, an oral interview, a psychological examination, a polygraph examination, a medical examination including a drug screen. All applicants will be required to pass a thorough background investigation and full or modified field training program based on previous experience. The job description and other relevant information concerning the hiring process can be found on the website under Employment/ Recruitment at https://www.strathamnh.gov/police-department.
Minimum qualifications for this position include: United States citizenship, high school diploma or equivalent; a college degree is preferred but not required, be in good physical condition, possess a valid driver’s license, must be 21 years of age at time of appointment and possess the ability to work under extremely stressful conditions. Candidates that hold a full-time police officer certificate in the State of New Hampshire or equivalent out-of-state police academy will be given preference; however this is not a requirement.
76 Portsmouth Ave
Stratham, NH 03885
Interested candidates should forward their cover letter and resume to Chief Anthony King, Stratham Police Dept, 76 Portsmouth Ave, Stratham, NH 03885 or firstname.lastname@example.org.