By registering for the PES's Eligible Candidate List, you agree that you meet the Minimum Requirements listed below.
* Some PD's may require a higher standard of requirements.
Be legally authorized to work in the United States as a police officer.
High School Graduate/ GED Equivalent.
Be a United States citizen (birth or naturalized) upon appointment to the Police Academy.
At least 21 years old by the date of appointment.
Must have an active Massachusetts driver's license.
Be a Non-Smoker.
Must reside within 15 miles of the border of the town/city within one (1) year of appointment. (Relocation expenses are not provided. Time will be allowed for relocation associated with the appointment.)
Ability to obtain a valid Firearms License to Carry.
Must have passed written entrance examination with Police Exam Solutions, LLC during 2019, 2020, and/or 2021.
Must successfully pass the Physical Abilities Test (PAT) facilitated through the hiring department.
Have the ability to pass the department's facilitated background and psychological examination prior to employment.
Must pass interstate criminal and a driver's history performed by hiring department.
Must pass the department's oral interviews.
Must pass medical examination facilitated through the department.
Terms & Conditions
You grant PES permission to forward your name, contact information, and credentials, for the purpose of pursing a police officer's position to any participating department.
Your membership to PES's Police Candidates Eligible Candidate List is active for (1) calendar year, or until hired, whichever comes first.
You agree to notify PES of any change to your employment status so we may remove you from our eligible candidate list.
You understand that PES does NOT guarantee placement within any participating agency to which your application has been forwarded to.
The written exam is only one stage of the hiring process. Passing the written exam does not guarantee you will be hired.
PES will do their best to match you with hiring agencies in the areas surrounding your residence, however at this time, we are unable to accept requests for specific towns.
You understand the PES Police Candidates List entitles you to be on our eligible for-hire list which will be given to police departments seeking new officers.
PES Police Candidates Eligible Candidate List excludes registration and fees to department-exclusive exams. (For ex: if the Burlington PD is hosting an exclusive exam to establish their candidate pool, you must register and apply through their process.)
PES will notify you, via email, when your application has been forwarded to a hiring agency.