North Adams Police Holding Officer Exam
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — The Police Department is hosting an officer entrance examination on Saturday morning.
The written test will be administered at the police station, 21 Holden St., at 10:15 a.m. and the physical ability assessment at 2 p.m.
The department is seeking qualified and motivated men and women for the position of police officer. It officers competitive pay and educational incentives for college degrees and recently moved into a new facility.
The department strives to maintain a positive relationship with the community and outreach is one of its priorities.
Candidates must be able to obtain a valid license to carry, be a citizen and have a driver's license, be at least 21 at the beginning of academy training, hold a high school diploma or higher and pass a number of written, oral and medical exams, and not use tobacco products. The department requires officers to live within 25 miles of North Adams, including over the state border.
Those taking the test should arrive at 10 a.m. with the admission notice, a legal photo ID and a No. 2 pencil.