Employment Opportunities

(Posted 08/14/2023)

Full Time Public Safety Dispatcher


The Watertown Communications Department is looking to hire a full-time public safety dispatcher for the midnight utility shift. The position covers the days off of the existing full time shifts, and includes a day or afternoon shift monthly.  The rotation includes weekends, holidays, and nights and can be amended in cases of staff shortages.  Applicant is preferred to have knowledge of the Watertown area, be able to multitask, and be comfortable with making sudden decisions. Computer experience is a must. A State of Connecticut telecommunicator certification is a plus. For information on salary and benefits and to submit your application online please click the link below or visit PoliceApp.com, no other application methods will be accepted.


Application Deadline: August 28th, 2023 @ 11:59 PM EST


(Posted 07/19/2023)

The Watertown Police Department is now accepting applications for Entry Level Police Officer. Come join our team!
Information and applications can be found on Policeapp.com ---->

 **Application Process Closes on August 21, 2023**

Entry Level Job Posting Flyer 2023

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The Watertown Police Department is now accepting Applications for:


     The Watertown Police Department, a state accredited agency, is currently accepting online applications from current Connecticut P.O.S.T Certified Police Officers for the position of Police Officer.  Applicants must be either active Connecticut P.O.S.T certified police officers in good standing with their current department, have retired in good standing, or were separated from service in good standing, still having Connecticut P.O.S.T Police Officer certification status.

The salary range is $71,707 - $88,131.

     Applicants must possess a high school diploma or equivalency, hold a valid Connecticut driver's license and be a non-smoker. Applicants must already be a CONNECTICUT CERTIFIED POLICE OFFICER,  

     Testing includes:  written test, oral interview(s), a polygraph examination, a psychological examination, a physical examination and a thorough background investigation.

Visit: www.watertownctpd.org for additional information about the department. 

All applications must be filed online at www.policeapp.com/watertown 

The Watertown Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Please direct questions regarding this position to pdhr@watertownctpd.org

Jobs close at 11:59 PM (Eastern) on the deadline date specified, or when the position capacity has been met, or unless otherwise specified in the announcement. If the deadline date is not specified in the announcement, the agency has sole discretion on setting the deadline and jobs may close without notice. It is the applicant's responsibility to thoroughly read and understand the deadline requirements and capacity limits as outlined by the agency.

Applicants are responsible for checking their email and logging into their PoliceApp, PublicSafetyApp, FireFighterApp or EmployementApp account to monitor for emails, scheduling and process updates.