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CAREERS -FULL TIME POLICE OFFICER

-Full Time Police Officer Employment Opportunities-


 

Mission Statement 

 

The Nashua Police Department strives to improve the quality of life in its community and to protect people and property in partnership with the citizens of Nashua.

 


 

 

Upcoming Testing Dates 

 

Click here for testing dates and to begin the application process


 


 

 

Do you qualify for a career with the Nashua Police Department?

 


All Candidates Must be United States Citizens.
Applicants must NOT have a felony conviction.
Applicants must NOT have a conviction for driving while intoxicated within the last 10 years.

 

Residency: Continental United States (and valid driver's license required)
Age: Must be at least 21 years old to apply
Height: Proportionate to Weight
Weight: Proportionate to Height
Education: High School Graduate or Equivalent
Health & Hearing: Excellent
Eyes: Visual acuity distant - correctable to 20/30, Visual acuity near-correctable to 20/40;
(Normal Color and Depth Perception necessary)
Testing: Written Exam and Physical Agility Tests
Oral Interviews
Background Investigation
Polygraph Examination
Psychological Evaluation
Medical Examination


 

Nashua Police Department Policy on Tattoos, Scarifications and Brandings


 

DO NOT attempt to conceal or cover-up Tattoos


 

Nashua Police Officers and candidates can NOT have tattoos, scarifications or brands that are below the elbow.

Nashua Police Officers and candidates can NOT have tattoos, scarifications or brands above the collar line.

Members and Employees are prohibited from displaying any tattoo, scarification or brand that can be considered offensive, inappropriate, or detracts from the professional appearance of the Nashua Police Department.

Tattoo removal must take place prior to testing

 

 

 

 


 

 

Salary/Benefits 

 

Salary:
 

  • First Year Officer: $52,089.13
  • Second Year Officer: $62,956.00

    NH Certified Payscale:

     
  • NH Certified First Year Officers: $54,439.17
  • NH Certified II: $72,196.00
    (2 years NH Certification required)

 

Health Insurance:
 

  • Individual and family plans available

 

Equipment & Uniforms:
 

  • Complete Issue upon Employment
  • Annual Clothing Allowance

 

Training:
 

  • Mandatory upon Employment - N.P.D & New Hampshire Police Academy
  • Continuous In-Service Training
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Educational Incentive - annual bonus for Bachelors and Masters Degrees

 

Probationary Period: 1 Year
 

Outside Details: Regularly available
 

Vacation:
 

  • 10 Days Annually after 1 Year of Service
  • 15 Days Annually after 4 Years of Service
  • 20 Days Annually after 9 Years of Service
  • 25 Days Annually after 16 Years of Service

 

Holidays:
 

  • 12 Paid Days per Year
     

 

Retirement:
 

  • New Hampshire Retirement System - 25 Years Service
  • Minimum Retirement Age – 50

     

 


 

 

Contact Us


 

Nashua Police Department
Professional Standards Division
0 Panther Drive
Nashua NH, 03062
Phone:(603) 594-3598
Fax:(603) 589-3803
E-mail:click Here

 

 

 

THE NASHUA POLICE DEPARTMENT SEEKS TO PROVIDE AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY TO ALL PEOPLE WITHOUT REGARD TO RACE, COLOR, SEX, RELIGION, AGE, NATIONAL ORIGIN OR DISABILITY AND TO ENSURE THIS PRACTICE OF NONDISCRIMINATION IS APPLIED TO EVERY ASPECT OF ITS BUSINESS ACTIVITIES