Town of Oakham Police Department

Full-Time Police Officer Opening

The Oakham Police Department is seeking candidates for the position of Part -Time Police Officer. Oakham Police Officers enforce state, local laws and regulations in compliance with policy, procedures, rules and regulations while maintaining positive police-community relations. A full job description is available upon request.

Candidates must meet the following qualifications;

Must be a resident of Massachusetts and live within 15 miles of the Town of Oakham.

Must possess a valid Massachusetts driver’s license.

Must possess or be able to obtain a valid Class A License to Carry Firearms.

Must be a high school graduate. Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice preferred.

Must be a graduate of a Massachusetts Criminal Justice Training Council Police Academy or be certified as a police officer by the MPTC (preferred), Reserve Academy candidates considered.

Must complete a medical exam, drug test, psychological exam and Physical Abilities (PAT) as required by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Must successfully complete a written and/or oral board examination as required by the Chief of Police.

Must complete an extensive background investigation to include a criminal offender records check, as well as, successful completion of a field training program and one-year probation period.

Must be currently certified in CPR/First Responder/AED.

Must be able to wear and use appropriate protective equipment as required and have sufficient physical dexterity and strength to perform the duties of a police officer.

Must be available to work any shift as determined by the Chief of Police.

Must attend an interview with the Board of Selectmen at a regular meeting before being appointed.

Resume and Town of Oakham job application must be submitted to Maribel LaRange, Admin, Asst. to the Board of Selectmen at or Oakham Town Hall, 2 Coldbrook Rd. Unit # 1, Oakham, MA 01068.  Applications accepted until January 21, 2022.

The Town of Oakham is an Equal Opportunity Employer