CHESHIRE, Mass. — The town seeks a full-time police officer, following the planned departure of its current officer at year's end.
Applicants must be a graduate of the basic full-time Massachusetts Police Training Committee Academy or equivalent. Current firearm training and certificates are required in cardiopulmonary resuscitation training and use of an automated external defibrillator.
Current full-time Officer Brandon Gallagher accepted a position in the Pittsfield Police Department. He will remain on the Cheshire Police Department through the end of the calendar year. Gallagher began as a full-time, paid police officer in Cheshire in June 2012, the first position of its kind in the town.
In addition to its police chief, there is currently one full-time and five part-time police officer positions, according to the Board of Selectmen.
A cover letter and resume should be sent to the Board of Selectmen at 80 Church St., P.O. Box 647, Cheshire, MA 01225 for consideration.
The deadline for resumes is Dec. 31.