Patrol Officer

The City of Claremont Police Department is seeking certified and non-certified, career oriented, intellectual, motivated applicants to join our team as Police Officers. The selected candidates must be able to complete the NH Police Standards & Training Full Time Academy if non-certified, possess excellent verbal & written communication skills and pass a thorough background investigation including, but not limited to, a polygraph, physical & drug screen.

The City of Claremont Police Department is a forward-thinking, community-minded agency with room for advancement and growth.  Currently, officers work 12-hour shifts with two weekends off per month.  Shifts rotate every three months giving officers exposure to all hours of policing.  We offer a variety of specialized units to include:

  • OHRV Patrol
  • Snowmobile Patrol                   
  • Comfort Dog         
  • Field Training Officer
  • Police Patrol K-9                       
  • Range Officers                       
  • Detective Bureau   
  • RO

Once hired, new officers immediately begin receiving their salary and are paid through the entire police academy and field training programs.

Compensation & Benefits

Base pay $48,093.00- $62,192.00 relevant w/experience

Sign-On Bonus for Certified Officers 

Rich benefit package to include:

  • Participation in the New Hampshire Retirement System
  • Competitive health insurance plan, with a cost sharing of 20%  
  • Dental at no cost to the employee
  • Vacation, personal, and sick leave
  • Additional benefits

Please submit resume and application to:

Jamie Young, Human Resources Director

58 Opera House Square

Claremont, NH 03743


Or via e-mail:

Questions?  Please call: (603)504-0298

The City of Claremont is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Date Posted: 12-12-2023

Expire Date: Open until filled

Contact Name: Jamie Young

Contact Email: