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The Town of Egremont Seeks Applicants for the Position of Police Officer
The Police Officer position is full-time at forty (40) hours per week. This position performs law enforcement and other policing duties, including but not limited to patrol, investigation, traffic control, testifying in court, community policing, and various other duties designed to preserve peace and order and protect life and property in the Town.
This position requires a High School Diploma or GED with experience as a patrolman preferred. A bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice and completion of a full-time MPTC academy are preferred. In addition, the successful candidate must maintain a valid motor vehicle operator's license and possess/qualify for a Massachusetts license to carry and hold CPR and first aid certifications. All candidates will be subject to a thorough background check, complete a psychological screening, and a physical examination.
Position opened until filled. Download the application and job description below. Applicants can also obtain both at the Egremont Town Hall, Select Board Office, Monday through Friday, from 7:30 AM to 3:00 PM.
Applicants for paid Town positions are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender orientation, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, or presence of a non-job-related medical condition or handicap.
Full-Time Police Officer Job Description (PDF)
Meet Egremont's Animal Control Officer Maximilian Kolb
Officer Kolb reminds those who find stray dogs within Egremont to do the following. No matter the day or time, phone the Egremont Police Station at 413-528-2160, and he will respond if on duty. If off duty, the Egremont police officer on duty will respond. If the Egremont Police Station does not pick up your call, a central dispatcher will send your message to an Egremont office, who will respond. Kolb or the officer on duty will try to identify the dog's owner and contact them. If an owner cannot be found within a reasonable period, Kolb or the officer on duty will see the dog is provided shelter and care.
Email Officer Kolb if you have questions about Egremont's animal control policies.
Going Away? Egremont Police Does House Checks
If a weeks-long vacation beckons or you're soaking up some southern sun, you can contact Egremont's Police Department to arrange a house check during your absence. Egremont's officers on duty will inspect your residence's exterior during daily patrol. All you have to do is to fill out the Department's Vacant Home Checklist with the exact location of your residence and your and your caretaker's (if any) contact information. Drop the form off at the Police Department next to Town Hall (171 Egremont Plain Rd, No, Egremont) or mail it to PO Box 368, Egremont, MA 01258. Peace of mind accomplished.
Update on Catalytic Converter Thefts
We have received multiple inquiries regarding the increase in catalytic converter thefts throughout Berkshire County. Egremont has had 1 reported incident take place over the past 12 months. These thefts tend to occur at vacant residences/parking areas and closed businesses. We conduct random patrol checks 24/7. We can also provide house checks if you are going to be away. To utilize this service call the PD at 413 528 2160 or email the Police Department. We encourage everyone to report any suspicious activity that they observe.
Massachusetts Department of Transportation RMV
Important Information regarding your Driver's License and Real ID: View the RMV webpage.
- National Grid Carbon Monoxide Safety Information (PDF)
- National Grid Smoke Detector Information (PDF)
It is important to note that National Grid may not be aware of your situation during a power outage. Please make sure they know of your power loss by calling them at 800-322-3223. Also, please contact the Egremont Police Department so we know of possible downed power lines, etc. Reach us at 413-528-2160.
National Grid Information on Power Outages
Update your contact information for the Town's emergency alert system via email.