Employment Opportunities

Amherst Police Department
PO Box 703
Amherst, NH 03031

March 27, 2017 - NOW HIRING FOR FULL TIME POLICE OFFICER

The Amherst Police Department is seeking motivated, hardworking applicants of exceptional character for the position of full time police officer.  Applicants will be required to pass a written exam, physical agility test, oral board interviews, polygraph examination, psychological testing, and medical examination including drug testing.  Current starting pay is $49,192 for uncertified applicants and $52,291 for certified officers.  The Department also offers an excellent benefits package.  Interested parties should submit a resume to:  Amherst Police Department, PO Box 703, Amherst, NH 03031 or via email to mreams@amherstnh.gov .  Closing date for resumes is May 12, 2017.

The Town of Amherst has a population of approximately 13,000 and is conveniently located in the south central portion of New Hampshire and covers approximately 34 square miles. Amherst is bordered by the towns of Bedford, Hollis, Merrimack, Milford, Mont Vernon and New Boston. Amherst is considered a commuter’s suburb as highway access is easily obtained via Route 101 and Route 101A, with an estimated travel time to Boston, MA being 50 minutes.