Employment Oppportunities

FULL-TIME DISPATCHER

The Plaistow Police Department Communications Center is seeking applicants for Full-Time Public Safety Dispatcher.  This frontline position provides a valuable service to the public as the first contact for those in need of police, fire, or emergency medical services. This position requires someone with strong communication skills, the ability to multi-task in a fast paced (and sometimes, high stress environment), and the ability to maintain strict confidentiality.  Excellent verbal, written, and keyboarding skills are essential. Candidates must have the ability to maintain professional working relationships with other agencies and the ability to focus on the expectations required of the position.  Candidates must have the availability to work any shift within a 24-hour period, including some holidays and weekends.   

Applicants for this position must be at least 21 years old, have no criminal record, possess a High School Diploma or equivalent (Associates Degree preferred), possess a valid driver’s license, and must be a U.S. citizen.  Previous experience in dispatching is preferred.

Applicants are required to complete a professional interview and medical exam including a drug screen, as well as an extensive background investigation including a criminal records check. 

Benefits are provided under the Plaistow Police Collective Bargaining Agreement with Teamsters Local 633. They include, but are not limited to, health, dental, life insurance, earned time off, holiday pay, and short & long term disability.

Starting hourly rate is $19.06

Interested candidates should respond with a cover letter and resume to:

Police Chief Douglas P. Mullin
Plaistow Police Department
27 Elm Street
Plaistow, NH 03865

 

Submission deadline: Open until filled.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position, however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

The Town of Plaistow Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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FULL-TIME POLICE OFFICER

($10,000 Sign on Bonus for Certified Police Officers*)

The Town of Plaistow, NH is seeking applicants for immediate openings for full-time Police Officer.  Candidates must be at least 21 years old, possess a college degree or equivalent experience in the law enforcement field, must possess a valid driver’s license, U.S. citizenship, and excellent communication and writing skills. The Department is seeking individuals with ability to maintain professionalism while providing quality community safety services assuring equal treatment for all. Must be able to meet current requirements set forth by the New Hampshire Police Standards & Training Council, which can be viewed at http://www.pstc.nh.gov/faqs.htm#coopers.   

All Candidates are required to complete a professional interview, medical and psychological examinations, and must pass an extensive background investigation.  Non-certified candidates will also be required to complete a physical agility test.

Starting hourly rate for certified officers is $22.54 and for non-certified officers is $21.88.  Generous benefit package, including participation in the New Hampshire Retirement System.

Please submit a preliminary application for employment, which can be found on the website for the Town of Plaistow at www.plaistow.com, along with a cover letter and resume to:

Police Chief Douglas P. Mullin
Plaistow Police Department
27 Elm Street
Plaistow, NH 03865

 

Submission Deadline:   Open until filled.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position, however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

The Town of Plaistow is an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers a competitive salary and benefits package, DOQ/DOE. 

*Bonus requires a minimum of 16 months of successful employment by a N.H. Certified Police Officer from date of hire.

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PART-TIME DISPATCH 

Exciting opportunity awaits at the Plaistow Police Department’s Communication Center for a part-time Public Safety Dispatcher.  These frontline positions provide a valuable service to the public as the first contact for those calling police, fire, or emergency medical services. This position requires someone with strong communication skills, the ability to multi-task in a fast paced, at times high stress environment, and the ability to work under a strict confidential setting.  Excellent writing and keyboarding skills are essential. This unique applicant must have the availability to work any shift within a 24 hour period, including some holidays and weekends.   

Applicants for this position must be at least 21 years old, have no criminal records, possess a High School Degree or equivalent (Associates Degree preferred), excellent writing and keyboard skills, be able to multi-task in a fast paced environment, valid driver’s license, transportation, and are a U.S. Citizen; Bi-lingual and experience is a plus.  Previous experience in dispatching is preferred.

Applicants are required to complete a dispatcher scenario based skill test, oral board, medical exam, drug screening, psychological and polygraph exams and extensive background investigation, including a criminal records check. 

Starting hourly rate is $16.06

Respond with cover letter and resume to:

            Chief Douglas P. Mullin
            Plaistow Police Department
            27 Elm Street
            Plaistow, NH 03865

Submission deadline: Open until filled

The Town of Plaistow Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Candidates for the position of Police Officer who are not full-time sworn Police Officers are directed to the Police Testing Alliance at Great Bay Community College. The first step for these unsworn candidates is to take the police exam at Great Bay Community College in Portsmouth, NH. To register for the police exam, contact:

Great Bay Community College
603-427-7667
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