Employment Opportunities

Amherst Police Department
PO Box 703
Amherst, NH 03031

The Amherst Police Department, a progressive law enforcement agency, is seeking motivated, hardworking applicants for the position of full-time police officer.  Applicants will be required to pass a written test, physical agility test, oral board intervierws, polygraph examination, psychological testing, medical examination, and drug screening.  Current base pay for entry-level candidates is $51,459, in addition to an excellent benefits package.  Interested parties must submit a resume to:  The Amherst Police Department, P.O. Box 703, Amherst, NH 03031, or via email to mreams@amherstnh.gov.  Closing date for resumes is December 31, 2018.

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.