AMHERST, Mass. – The University of Massachusetts Amherst Police Department (UMPD) will hold a recruitment and hiring seminar on Monday, June 27, at the UMPD police station located at 585 E. Pleasant St. in Amherst. The two-hour seminar will begin at 6 p.m.
Job seekers will meet with current UMPD officers and learn about current and projected openings on the UMPD force, as well as explore UMPD careers at the event. UMPD is seeking entry-level and lateral transfer police officer candidates.
Casual attire is encouraged. Light refreshments will be served.
Candidates will be able to speak to the UMPD recruitment team, tour facilities, view specialized equipment and begin the employment application process.
“UMass provides excellent benefits, and the UMass police offer a variety of specialized assignments and other career development opportunities,” said Officer Jeff Skinner of the UMPD recruitment team. “We have current job vacancies and we are looking for people that are community-oriented and service-minded.”
The UMass police department is a full-service public safety and law enforcement agency that is state and nationally accredited. UMPD officers meet Massachusetts POST agency requirements.
Eligibility requirements and information about the “UMPD Employment and Selection Process” is posted on the UMass police department website at https://www.umass.edu/umpd/careers.
The deadline for filing job applications is July 15, 2022.