Wednesday at 9 a.m. Deadline to register for the Framingham Police Officer Examination this weekend

FRAMINGHAM – Wednesday, September 28 at 9 a.m. is the deadline to register for the Framingham Police Officer Examination.

The exam is scheduled for Saturday, October 1 at Keefe Technical High School at 750 Winter Street in Framingham.

Framingham has withdrawn from civil service examinations and now conducts its own examinations.

The City of Framingham has contracted with Police Exam Solutions, LLC, to administer a written exam and provide the best recruitment and screening tools available to recruit qualified candidates.

Candidates must meet the minimum qualifications in order to take the entrance exam.

The Framingham Police Department is committed to establishing a recruitment and selection process necessary to attract high caliber candidates that is transparent, fundamentally fair and compliant with federal, state and local laws.

The Department will strive to attract applicants from diverse backgrounds and cultures and encourages minorities, women and veterans to apply.

The cost to take the 2.5 hour exam is $140.

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Starting salary at $30.27/hour, $59,138.04/year, education incentive available at 10% of base salary for associate’s degree, 20% for bachelor’s degree, and 25% for master’s degree , as well as paid holidays, shift and weekend bonuses and other allowances.

Applicants must:

Be a US citizen (by birth or naturalization); •

Be at least 19 years old on or before the exam date; •

Possess a high school diploma or GED certificate; •

Possess or have the ability to obtain and maintain a valid Massachusetts driver’s license; •

Possess or have the ability to obtain and maintain a Massachusetts Class A Unrestricted License to Carry a Firearm (LTC-A); •

Not be a convicted criminal or have convictions in another jurisdiction that would be treated as a crime in the Commonwealth; •

Do not smoke and remain non-smoker. Smoking of tobacco products is prohibited as stated by GL c. 41 § 101A Massachusetts General Laws; •

Must be free of tattoos beyond the wrist towards the hand, on the neck or on the face; •

Be able to obtain CJIS certification

To be considered for a police officer, individuals must receive a passing mark of 75% and above on the written exam

The selection team will identify police candidates (using the highest scores) who will pass the Physical Agility Test (PAT).

The number of applicants proceeding to this stage will be determined by the Chief of Police based on the potential needs of the department.

The candidate must be 21 years old to enter a police academy.

Police candidates who have passed both the entrance exam and the agility test will advance through the process.

The candidate must pass a background investigation.

The police physical agility test is a demanding component of the testing process.

Although physical agility tests have not yet been scheduled, candidates are strongly suggested to train to build strength and endurance in order to pass this part of the process.

The Department will use an agility test (such as the “New Cooper Age and Gender Base Standards for Law Enforcement“) consistent with other Massachusetts agencies.

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