The Amherst Police Department, a progressive law enforcement agency, is seeking motivated, hardworking applicants for the position of full-time police officer. Applicants will be required to pass a written test, physical agility test, oral board interviews, polygraph examination, psychological testing, and medical examination with drug testing. Current base pay, dependent upon experience, is between $54,288 and $61,381, in addition to an excellent benefits package. Additional information is available on the Amherst Police Department webpage at www.amherstnh.gov. Interested parties should submit a resume via email to Chief Mark Reams

or via mail to:

Amherst Police Department
175 Amherst Street
Amherst, NH 03031

Closing date for submission of resumes is February 10, 2023

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $54,288.00 – $61,381.00 per year


  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement


  • 10 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Holidays
  • Night shift
  • Overtime


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)


  • Military: 1 year (Preferred)


  • NH Police Officer Certification (Preferred)
  • Full time Police certification from another state (Preferred)

Work Location: One location