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Police Officer Entrance Exam - Manchester, NH (ID: 292604)

Title Police Officer Entrance Exam
Type Police Officer
Date Posted December 29, 2017
City / Organization Manchester, NH
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Patrols an assigned area in the enforcement of law and order.  Performs traffic duties, investigations and crime prevention and detection assignments. Applicants must be able to complete essential job functions of Police Officer, safely and effectively.

Applicants must not have any record of convictions other than minor offenses.  Manchester Police Department does allow tattoos; however, no inappropriate or offensive tattoos are permitted and at no point are tattoos allowed on the hands, face, neck or head.  Inappropriate tattoos will be determined by the Chief of Police or his designee.  US Citizenship is required.

The Examination consists of a written test, physical agility test, and oral interview.  Background investigation, including polygraph, will be conducted on candidates who are successful at each stage of the examination series.   Offer of hire contingent upon passing a post-offer fitness for duty psychological and medical screening examination.

The written and physical agility exams will be administered at the NH Police Academy (New Hampshire Police Standards & Training Council) in Concord on Saturday, March 31, 2018; and the Oral Board will be administered at the Manchester Police Department on Tuesday, April 3, 2018, Wednesday, April 4, 2018 and possibly Thursday, April 5, 2018 depending on the number of successful candidates.  Applicants will be notified by mail of any change in dates, therefore it is important to provide a correct and complete mailing address as well as a valid email address and to notify Human Resources of any address change.  

To Apply: MEN and WOMEN who meet the qualification may compete in the examination process.  Applications must be received at the Human Resources Department by 4:30 PM on Monday, March 26, 2018.  There is a $25.00 test fee (check or money order ONLY) which must be submitted along with the application, payable to the “City of Manchester Human Resources Department”.  The test fee is NON REFUNDABLE. IN ADDITION, a copy of your Birth Certificate, High School Diploma and Driver’s License must be included with your application.  

Apply by completing a City of Manchester Employment Application (resume optional) along with a check or money order in the amount of $25.00.  (See Application Requirements)


To obtain an application, go to or stop by:  Department of Human Resources, One City Hall Plaza, Manchester, NH  03101

All applications must be received by 4:30pm on Monday March 26, 2018.

The City of Manchester is an equal employment opportunity employer

Job Post Expiration Date   March 26, 2018

    All jobs posted are considered open until filled and may close at anytime except as stated in the Job Description. .