Wareham Police Hiring Lateral Transfers


Wareham Police Department


The Wareham Police Department is currently accepting applications for civil service full-time lateral transfer to fill two full-time officer positions.  Applicants must have a civil service status under Chapter 31 and be eligible for lateral transfer from a civil service department.


The Wareham Police Department has approximately 44 sworn personnel that serve a local population of over 20,000 residents, which nearly triples in the summer months. Our officers enjoy the following duty assignments:

                Patrol Division (4 x 2 schedules)

                School Resource Officer

               Detective Division (General Crimes and DHS Task Force)

               Canine Unit

               SEMLEC (Regional Response Team/SWAT, Search and Rescue)     




Salary Range is $48,735 – $61,401, plus Quinn Bill incentives (If qualify) or Education Incentive and 14 -28 Vacation days.  Pay step and vacation time is commensurate with years of experience.  In addition, 15 Sick Days, 3 Personal Days (After 1st year), and 13 Paid Holidays.  Competitive benefits package for health and dental coverage.

Interested officers should contact Lt John Walcek @508-295-1212 or by email at john_walcek@warehampolice.com