New Hampshire Municipal Association
New Hampshire Municipal Association

Police Officer(s)

Town of Hooksett

The Hooksett Police Department is currently accepting applications to fill three vacant full-time Police Officer positions.

Candidates range from $20.66 to $30.31 depending on past police officer experience. All candidates must successfully complete all hiring phases to include: physical agility testing, oral board, psychological exam, polygraph exam and medical/physical exam as well as an extensive background check.

Applications received by April 13, 2018 will be eligible for the next test scheduled for April 21, 2018 at 0830 hours, at NH Police Standards and Training Council (17 Institute Drive Concord, NH). Those candidates who successfully complete the written test will advance to the physical agility test (applicants are required to have a doctor’s note to be eligible to participate in the physical agility test) to be held directly following the written test. Upon successful completion of the physical agility test, candidates will advance to a comprehensive interview scheduled for either May 1, 2018 or May 2, 2018. If all three phases are successfully completed by the candidate, a background investigation may follow.

Full Time Certified Police Officer applicants will not have to complete the written test. Once full time certified applications are received the applicant will be contacted directly by Captain Jake Robie to schedule an oral board and a physical agility test.

Under general supervision, the Patrol Officer performs duties necessary for the stability and safety of the community, to include but not limited to: Identifying criminal offenders and
activity, apprehending offenders and participating in subsequent court proceedings, preventative patrol, aiding individuals in danger of harm, facilitating vehicular and pedestrian traffic to include the investigation of accidents, investigating crimes, writing reports, creating and maintaining a feeling of security in the community, promoting and preserving the peace and providing other services on an emergency basis.

Work Schedule: Rotating shifts, weekends, and holidays.

Benefits include: 11 paid holidays, sick time, compensatory time, and vacation time accrual, life and disability insurance, tuition reimbursement program through current collective bargaining agreement, enrollment in NH Retirement system, and uniform allowance.

United States citizen, high school diploma or GED, no criminal record, good driving record, must be 21 years of age (on or before the date of the test), ability to deal successfully with public under stressful conditions. Must possess ability to receive and transmit information accurately under extremely stressful conditions. Must be free of any conditions that result in a person not being able to perform the essential functions, with reasonable accommodation, of a police officer as determined by a physician under contract with this agency.

To Apply:

Applicants must submit cover letter, resume and Town Application on line to or by mail to the Hooksett Town Hall Attn: Town
Administrator, Police Officer Selection, 35 Main Street, Hooksett, NH 03106.

Refer to website: or for a copy of the complete job description and application.

If you have any questions please contact Captain Jake Robie at 603-624-1560 #304 or via email at

CLOSING DATE: April 13, 2018 for the April 21, 2018 testing.

The Town of Hooksett and the Hooksett Police Department are Equal Opportunity Employers

Closing Date: May 11, 2018