Full-Time Police Officers
The Lebanon Police Department is now accepting applications for the position of Full-Time Police Officer with a deadline for submission of Thursday, February 14, 2019 at 11:59PM. Minimum qualifications include: United States citizen, high school diploma or equivalent, must be 21 years of age at the time of appointment, and the ability to pass a written, physical agility, and oral board examination in addition to an extensive background check. Starting salary for non-certified candidates is $54,163. Full-time certified officers are encouraged to apply and will be compensated according to experience. Certified officers can earn a bonus of up to $5,000 upon hire! New Hampshire Full-Time Certified applicants are waived from the written test. The 2019 salary range for Patrol Officer is $54,163 to $65,332, along with a comprehensive benefits package.
Interested candidates can register for testing through www.PoliceApp.com/LebanonNH no later than 11:59PM on Thursday, February 14, 2019. Additionally, a City of Lebanon application can be downloaded from our PoliceApp site, or from https://lebanonnh.gov/jobs, and must be completed and brought on the first day of testing.
Applicants meeting the minimum qualifications will be invited to the first step in the process, the written and physical agility tests, scheduled for Saturday, February 16, 2019. The Lebanon Police Department reserves the right to limit candidates eligible to take the physical agility test to those scoring 70% or higher on the written test. Candidates will be tested at the 35th percentile for physical fitness and the standards can be found at www.pstc.nh.gov/faqs.htm#coopers.
Officers in our employ are eligible for a number of specialty assignments based upon performance and experience. These assignments include a police K-9 Unit, which currently has three teams, full-time School Resource Officer, SWAT trained Tactical Containment Team, Field Training Officer Program, Accident Reconstruction, Firearms and Use of Force Instructors, Rape Aggression Defense Program (R.A.D.), Mountain Bike Patrol Unit and Motorcycle Unit. Additionally, officers may work toward assignments in our Detective or Training Division along with various promotional opportunities.
Join a department on the move! Want to know more? Call Lt. Matt Isham, at (603) 448-1212 or visit our website at www.lebanonnh.gov/police.
The City of Lebanon is an Equal Opportunity Employer.