Please send both resume and cover letter as a single PDF document to this email address: careers@police.westonma.gov by Friday, August 6, 2021.  The words “Police Officer” along with your last name must appear in the subject line.

The Weston Patrol Officer’s mission shall consist of, but is not necessarily limited to, the following general Police responsibilities:

  • Create and maintain a feeling of security in the town through community policing; exhibiting good judgment and independent decision making while out in the community
  • Assist those who cannot care for themselves
  • Resolve conflict
  • Reduce the opportunity for the commission of some crimes through preventative and directed patrols and crime prevention measures
  • Identify criminal offenders and criminal activity and, where appropriate, apprehend offenders and participate in subsequent court proceedings
  • Aid individuals who are in danger of physical harm
  • Protect Constitutional guarantees
  • Identify problems that are potentially serious law enforcement or governmental problems
  • Promote and preserve civil order
  • Provide other services as needed

Minimum starting hourly base rate is $25.09 per hour.  Lateral transfers preferred and may be subject to a higher starting rate of $27.73. Town offers Quinn-like education incentive pay program.  See Collective Bargaining Agreement at https://www.westonma.gov/176/Collective-Bargaining-Agreements If not municipal academy trained, must be eligible to attend the Mass. Municipal Police Academy.  Must be able to qualify to possess a Mass license to carry firearms. Must have excellent written and oral communication skills and a valid Mass Driver’s license.  Candidates will be required to pass comprehensive criminal and financial background checks, psychological examination and a pre-employment medical exam.

The town of Weston is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, age, color, religion, marital status, national origin or ancestry, genetics, sexual orientation, active military status or disability.

Please send both resume and cover letter as a single PDF document to this email address: careers@police.westonma.gov by Friday, August 6, 2021.  The words “Police Officer” along with your last name must appear in the subject line.

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