Employment Opportunities

Current Opportunities-Police Officer and Full time Public Safety Dispatcher:

Police Officer:

The Town of Ashland Police Department is currently seeking highly motivated experienced police officers for lateral transfer to the Ashland Police Department. Interested candidates must be currently employed by a Civil Service Department. Candidates must have the highest integrity, excellent written and oral communication skills, and the ability to solve problems in high stress situations.

Benefits & Qualifications

The Ashland Police Department offers a competitive salary and benefits package based on past experience. Many opportunities exist in the Ashland Police Department for qualified personnel. The selection process will include, but not limited, to an extensive background investigation, physical and psychological examinations.

Interested candidates should send their resume to:
Acting Chief R. Briggs
Ashland Police Department
137 Main Street
Ashland MA 01721



The Town of Ashland and The Ashland Police Department is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate because of age, race, color, religion, sexual preference, national origin or disability, and encourages minorities and women to apply.

 Public Safety Dispatcher:
The Ashland Police Department is currently accepting resumes/applications for the position of FULL TIME public safety dispatcher. We are seeking individuals who are highly motivated and possess strong communication & interpersonal skills, maintain attention to detail, and demonstrate a positive attitude while adapting and reacting to sudden changes in a fast paced public safety environment. Prior public safety dispatching experience is preferred but not necessary.

Candidates must have a high school diploma/GED and be at least 21 years old. Candidates must be able to work any of the designated 8-hour shifts for a 24/7 operation, including holidays and weekends. Two or more years experience as a public safety dispatcher, E911 and APCO Certifications is preferred but not necessary.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: receiving, processing & dispatching emergency and non-emergency calls for service (police, fire & EMS); operating and maintaining proficient use of all communications equipment; handling stressful situations and working well under pressure for an extended period of time; greeting the public.

Job requirements include, but are not limited to:
must have excellent vision and hearing accuracy; possess excellent typing and related computer skills; ability to prioritize and perform multiple tasks simultaneously; ability to acquire and maintain job related certifications & training requirements; ; successfully pass a complete criminal background investigation/check.

Interested candidates for the Public Safety Dispatcher position should submit a resume and cover letter or questions to:
Sgt. Michael Vinciulla
Ashland Police Department, 137 Main Street, Ashland, MA 01721
or by email to mvinciulla@ashlandpd.org

Deadline: position open until filled.