The Hollis Police Department is now accepting applications for the position of Full-Time Police Officer with a deadline for submission of March 31, 2015. Minimum qualifications include: United States citizen, high school diploma or equivalent, must be 21 years of age and the ability to pass a written, physical agility, and assessment test in addition to an extensive background check. Starting salary for non-certified candidates is $44,400. Full-time certified officers are encouraged to apply. Starting salary for full-time certified officers is a minimum of $45,707 and $47,100 after completion of probation. The Town of Hollis also provides an excellent benefits package.
A police department application, letter of interest and resume must be received no later than 5:00PM on Tuesday March 31, 2015 and can be submitted in person or by mail to:
Hollis Police Department
ATTN: Police Recruiting
9 Silver Lake Road
Hollis, NH 03049
Applications can be obtained at the Hollis Police Department or found here on our website in this section under "Application for Police Officer Testing." A $25 non-refundable fee must be submitted with the application by check or money order.
Applicants meeting the minimum qualifications will be invited to the first step in the process, the written and physical agility tests, to be held on Saturday April 11, 2015 at 9:00AM. Listed below are the steps in our selection process:
1. Written Test
2. Physical Agility Test
3. Oral Boards
4. Video Testing
5. Executive Interview
6. Comprehensive Background Investigation
7. Polygraph Examination
8. Psychological Examination
9. Medical Examination
Hiring processes are open to both certified and non-certified candidates. We only accept applications for posted positions. The physical agility standards can be found by following the link at the top of the page. The Polygraph, Psychological and Medical Examinations will only be given after a Conditional Offer of Employment.
Email inquiries can be sent here.
For information regarding the Police Officer certification process in New Hampshire, please review New Hampshire Police Standards and Training Council's Frequently Asked Questions.
Hollis Police Department does have a tattoo policy, which is listed below. This
policy applies to all potential new hires and there is no waiver.
The Hollis Police Department does have a tattoo policy, which is listed below. This policy applies to all potential new hires and there is no waiver.
1. Tattoos/branding/intentional scarring must be covered by the authorized uniform issued by the Hollis Police Department or approved on-duty plainclothes.
2. Any tattoos/branding/intentional scarring on the face, head, neck, hands, exposed arms and exposed legs are prohibited. Exposed arms is defined as visible below the sleeve length of the uniform summer shirt or visible below the sleeve length of a summer shirt worn by plainclothes employees and non-sworn employees.
3. The concealing of tattoos/branding/intentional scarring through the use of Band-Aids, bandages or other such coverings shall not be allowed.
4. An exception is made for any current employee having an existing
visible tattoo prior to the effective date, provided such
tattoos/branding/intentional scarring is acceptable. Acceptable is defined
as not morally objectionable, racially oriented or sexually explicit as
determined by the police chief.
All employees who fall under the exception will be required to provide photographic documentation of all existing visible tattoos/branding/intentional scarring. If employees granted an exception have any additional visible tattoos/branding/intentional scarring added, they will then fall under all the requirements of this chapter. All employees granted an exception will be required to cover all their tattoos/branding/intentional scarring while engaged in courtroom testimony. The police chief reserves the right to dictate other circumstances when employees covered under this exception will be required to cover their tattoos/branding/intentional scarring.