Become a Berkley Police Officer! The Berkley, Massachusetts Police Department is seeking qualified candidates to fill police officer vacancies. Interested candidates must pass the upcoming written entrance examination on December 4, 2021 starting at 1:00 PM at the Berkley Middle School located at 21 North Main Street, Berkley, MA. Sign-up early, the number of applicants may be limited due to COVID related restrictions.
The Berkley, Massachusetts Police Department seeking applicants for Non-Civil Service, Full-Time Police Officer positions. Berkley Police Officers must be U.S. Citizens, be a minimum of 21 years of age at the time of appointment, and hold a valid Driver’s License.
The Berkley Police Department offers a competitive salary ranging from $50,687 – $56,604 plus educational incentives of 10% increase for an associates degree, 20% increase bachelors degree and 30% increase for masters degree. Berkley PD also offers shift differential pay increases ranging from 5-7%. With additional opportunity for overtime and details.
The Town of Berkley, Massachusetts was established April 18, 1735, and named for George Berkeley, Bishop of Cloynes, Ireland. Berkley is bordered north by Taunton, east by Lakeville, south by Freetown and west by the Taunton River. The total area of the town is 16.4 square miles. Berkley is in Bristol County, about 40 miles south of Boston. It is a fabulous community to both live and work.
The Town of Berkley is an Equal Opportunity Employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, veteran status or any other protected status.
Candidates must have the ability to become a certified Massachusetts Police Officer (e.g. no felony convictions, no illicit drug use, etc.) and must pass the written entrance examination being held on December 4, 2021 at 1PM in order to be considered for employment.
This examination is the first step in the applicant screening process. Additional testing may be required, including but not limited to, psychological testing, medical screening, etc.