The Town of Freetown periodically hires for positions such as part-time and full-time communications dispatcher (signal operator), part-time lock-up attendant, volunteer auxiliary police officer, part-time reserve police officer, and full-time regular police officer. Interested persons are advised to follow the recommendations set forth below.
A number of auxiliary police volunteers are appointed annually.
Resume or Application Requested
We have and open and rolling application process and interested persons are encouraged to submit a resume or an application, depending upon the position(s) they are interested in. Please see the information below to determine whether an application or resume is needed. Additionally, the position will be announced on the Town of Freetown website.
Seeking Qualified Candidates
Our recruitment and selection process seeks to attract desirable candidates and not only be in compliance with federal, state and local law, but be fundamentally fair. It is our policy to select the most qualified candidates for appointment and to provide Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants. The police and communication departments maintain an efficient, effective, and fair selection process that results in the appointment of those individuals who best possess the skills, knowledge, temperament, and abilities to serve our community.
The Town of Freetown Is An Equal Opportunity Employer.
It is the policy of the Town of Freetown to afford equal employment opportunity to qualified persons regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, age military status, sexual orientation, disability, or gender, except where age or gender is a bona fide occupational qualification as allowed by the Civil Rights Act or 1966.
How to Apply
Interested persons are advised to follow these recommendations:
Position: Dispatcher (full-time and part-time)
How to Apply: Submit the appropriate pre-employment application. Applications will be kept on file and reviewed when an employment opportunity occurs.
Position: Lock-up Attendant (part-time)
How to Apply: Complete and submit the appropriate pre-employment application. Applications will be kept on file and reviewed when an employment opportunity occurs.
Position: Auxiliary Police Officer (volunteer)
How to Apply: Submit a resume. Please review the job description and automatic disqualifications to determine whether or not you are eligible. Resumes will be kept on file and reviewed when an employment opportunity occurs.
Position: Reserve Police Officer (part-time)
How to Apply: Generally, reserve police officers are selected from the police department’s pool of auxiliary police officers. Interested persons are strongly encouraged to submit a resume for an auxiliary police position.
Position: Regular Police Officer (full-time)
How to Apply: Generally, regular police officers are selected from the police department’s pool of reserve police officers. Interested persons are strongly encouraged to submit a resume for an auxiliary police position.