CONCORD — New Hampshire State Police Colonel Robert L. Quinn has announced that the Division's Marine Patrol Bureau is currently recruiting interested applicants for seasonal patrol officer positions.
The Marine Patrol Bureau is the primary agency responsible for enforcing New Hampshire's Boating Laws. Officer's responsibilities include crash investigations, commercial license testing and vessel inspections, drowning investigations, sea coast maritime security patrols and more. The Marine Patrol covers approximately 300 bodies of water across the state and maintains roughly 5,000 aids to navigation to assist boaters.
The Marine Patrol reminds any interested applicants that successful completion of the hiring process will include their certification as a New Hampshire part time police officer. Other components of the hiring process include, but are not limited to physical fitness testing, written exam, oral board, swim test, psychological test, background investigation, polygraph examination, classroom instruction/testing, as well as practical on the water training/testing. Marine Patrol has positions available in all counties of the state and is hoping to have final candidates selected by December 31, 2014.
Interested applicants should visit Marine Patrol's website at: www.marinepatrol.nh.gov, once there select the "employment" link on the left, then the "Recruitment for Seasonal Marine Patrol Officer Trainee" link. For the application process choose the "Employment Opportunities" link for details regarding available positions and the process for application submittal. For more information contact Sergeant Cheryl Clancy at (603) 293-2037 or (603) 556-3183.