The Lincoln Massachusetts Police Department – an organization that believes that workforce diversity strengthens performance, integrity, trust, and partnerships with our staff, boards, committees, community, and guests – is accepting applications for the position of Police Sergeant. Candidates must be certified through the Massachusetts POST Commission and have attended the full-time Municipal Police Training Committee Academy (MPTC) or received a waiver from the MPTC.

View the full job description here.

The current starting salary for FY24 is $83,076.13, and after a six-month probation period it is $85,204.18. Sergeants who have a college degree in criminal justice or a similar discipline will receive additional educational incentive pay (10% associate, 20% bachelor’s, 25% master’s), holiday pay (108 hours of overtime pay), and shift differential (7% evening and midnight shift). The town is in negotiations with the union for the FY25 to FY27 bargaining agreement.

Desirable qualifications include: higher education degree, bilingual, military veterans, current military, women and persons of color are strongly encouraged to apply. Lincoln is an equal opportunity employer and encourages diversity in its workforce.

Please submit cover letter and resume by email to Dan Pereira, Asst. Town Administrator at The posting is open until filled.

The town of Lincoln is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.