Hiring Police Officer

Town of Rye, New Hampshire

Police Officer Full Time



The Town of Rye New Hampshire is accepting applications for the position of full-time Police Officer. The applicant may be certified as a full-time police officer or have received a passing score on a test administered by Great Bay Community College Police Testing Alliance within the last six months. The Town of Rye offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Resumes and Town of Rye job applications will be accepted at the Rye Police Department (555 Washington Road, Rye, NH 03870) until May 20, 2022. For more information, please contact the Rye Police Department at (603) 964-7450.


Job Summary


Performs responsible and visible law enforcement duties including patrol, investigation, traffic control, and a variety of other duties to preserve the peace and protect life and property in the Town.  Enforces Federal and State laws, local ordinances, and by-laws.


Minimum Qualifications Required


High school graduate or equivalent (associate degree in Criminal Justice or Law Enforcement and/or previous law enforcement experience preferred); certification by New Hampshire Police Standards and Training Council as a full-time Police Officer; possession of a valid driver’s license; demonstrated computer, verbal, and written communication skills. Ability to meet the physical fitness entrance requirements of the New Hampshire Police Standards & Training Council; ability to pass criminal and financial background checks prior to employment; OR any equivalent combination of education and experience which demonstrates possession of the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. The Rye Police Department conducts pre-employment medical, drug, and alcohol testing for all candidates. The Town of Rye is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Date of Notice: April 13, 2022


Closing Date: May 20, 2022