The Groton Police Department is accepting applications for a full-time (40 hour) Police and Fire Communications Officer. The hourly wage range is $24.41 to $29.26 based on experience. There is an evening shift differential of 6% and late night shift differential of 8%.

Candidates must be able to work all shifts, including holidays and weekends, for a 24/7 operation. Responsibilities include receiving emergency and non-emergency calls for police, fire and EMS, and dispatching public safety personnel. Other duties would include, record keeping, warrant management and other administrative tasks. Applicants must be able to multitask in a fast paced and stressful environment. Experience and training in this field is a plus and must be able to earn and maintain required state certifications. Applicants will be required to successfully complete a one year probationary period.

Applicants must possess a high school diploma or equivalency, good typing and communications skills, a valid driver’s license and have no criminal convictions. Successful candidates must have a good work history, references and be able to successfully complete a thorough background check.

To apply, please send cover letter and resume by mail to Human Resources Director, Town Hall, 173 Main St., Groton, MA 01450 or by email to For questions, please call 978-448-1145. Job description is available by request.

Deadline for applications: March 31
The town of Groton is an equal opportunity employer.