Lateral Transfer Opportunity – Accepting applicants

The North Adams Police Department is currently accepting three (3) lateral transfer applications for the position of permanent non-civil service full-time police officer. Those interested for consideration shall include a cover letter and resume.

Candidates shall be of good moral character, not have a criminal or serious motor vehicle record, and be free of disciplinary action by your current or previous agencies.

We are seeking experienced individuals who are highly motivated professionals; possessing strong communication skills, self-discipline, proactivity, are able to multitask, and have a community policing philosophy.

Candidates will have successfully completed a Full-Time Police Academy meeting the same certification requirements as the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. College degree preferred, but not required.

Candidates must possess a valid driver’s license, complete and pass: an oral interview, an in-depth and comprehensive background investigation, as well as City of North Adams medical, physical ability and psychological evaluations. Any candidate selected must also complete and pass the Department’s Field Training Program and one-year probationary period.

A patrolman with 3-5 years full-time law enforcement experience, possessing a bachelor’s degree, and 3rd shift differential will receive a starting salary of $60,628. We offer a 4/2 schedule, paid shift differential, education incentive, 75/25 health insurance, personal days, vacation time, as well as other incentives.

No electronic submissions will be accepted. The City of North Adams, Massachusetts is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, age, or sexual preference, or any other category protected under the state and federal anti-discrimination laws.

*Lateral Transfer applicants do not need to take the New Hire Examination being administered on December 5th, 2020.

Applications submitted to:
North Adams Police Department
11 Summer Street
North Adams Police Department, 01247

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