For information on civilian (non-sworn) positions in the Woburn Police Department contact the City of Woburn Human Resources Department at 781-932-4459 or on line at City of Woburn Human Resources Department.
The city of Woburn Police Department is a Civil Service Police Department . Therefore, all persons interested in a position with the Department must apply through the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Human Resources Division (HRD).
Entry level municipal police officer examinations are held every two years. This scheduled examination is a statewide open exam for all civil service police agencies.
Duties, Responsibilities & Requisite Skills
A Police Officer works under supervision to perform law enforcement duties, protecting life, property, and the civil rights of individuals. Primary duties include patrol; interacting with citizens to provide service and render assistance; and preparing and completing records, reports, and other paperwork documenting incidents for use in prosecution. A police officer is dispatched to crime and emergency scenes in response to reported violations, accidents, domestic disputes and abuses, and other incidents; carries out crime scene duties; makes arrests and performs search and seizure; conducts investigations; and interviews witnesses, suspects, and complainants.
As of the date of employment, applicants must have either:
The City of Woburn Police Department is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer.