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2014 Police Sergeant, Lieutenant, and Captain Promotional Examinations

Departmental Promotional Examination

Written Examination Date:                                    October 18, 2014

Application Deadline:                                                September 15, 2014 

Written Examination Fee:                                           $250

Location:                                                                  Various sites across the state

             

Regarding the Education & Experience claim for this exam: 

  • If you do not click submit the Education and Experience claim is not complete.
  • If you do not receive an individual automated confirmation email after you submit your claim, your promotional exam is not considered complete.
  • Any Education and Experience documentation submitted without an online claim will not be accepted.
  • Once the claim is submitted it cannot be changed unless you submit an amendment to the Civil Service Department.

In order to apply for these exams, you must follow the instructions below. Please note that due to our transition to a new system (MaCS: for more info please see www.mass.gov/hrd/macs), the application process will be much different from years prior. Please also note that the way we collect Education and Experience claims is changing, and more information on that process will be posted in the coming weeks.

To apply for a Police Promotional series exam:

  1. Click here to reach our application page
  2. Search for the relevant exam posting, and click to view details;
    1. A quick way to search is by using Search Criteria, and limiting the search to include only  “Public Safety” postings.
  3. Click “Apply” to create an account and apply for the posting!

 Please note that participating Departments are listed within the exam posting, and you must find the posting that contains your Department. Be careful not to apply to the wrong exam posting!  

Please see below for more detailed information for each application:

141018PCapt1YP (Police Captain 1 Year Prior Experience)

Participating Departments: Brockton, Haverhill, Lynnfield, Marlborough, Medford, Newton, Revere, Springfield, Watertown, West Springfield, Worcester

141018PCapt1YP442 (Police Captain 1 Year Prior Experience, Examination Weights 40% written examination; 40% Assessment Center & 20% Education & Experience)

Participating Departments: Arlington, Danvers

 

141018PLt1YP (Police Lieutenant 1 Year Prior Experience)

Participating Departments: Adams, Agawam, Bourne, Braintree, Brockton, Dartmouth, Fitchburg, Gardner, Haverhill, Hingham, Kingston, Ludlow, Marlborough, Middleborough, Milton, Newburyport, Newton, North Adams, Randolph, Revere, Sandwich, Sharon, Southbridge, Springfield, Stoughton, Sudbury, Wakefield, Waltham, Westford, Worcester

141018PLt1YP442 (Police Lieutenant 1 Year Prior Experience, Examination Weights 40% written examination; 40% Assessment Center & 20% Education & Experience)

Participating Departments: Arlington, Danvers, Needham, Plainville, Plymouth, Salem

 

 141018PSgt1YP541 (Police Sergeant 1 Year Prior Experience, Examination Weights 50% written examination; 40% Assessment Center & 10% Education & Experience)

Participating Departments: Clinton

141018PSgt1YP (Police Sergeant 1 Year Prior Experience) 

Participating Departments: Avon, Barnstable, Bellingham, Belmont, Billerica, Bourne, Carver, Cohasset, Dedham, Fitchburg, Gloucester, Greenfield, Hingham, Holden, Hudson, Kingston, Leominster, Ludlow, Lynnfield, Marlborough, Middleborough, Milford, Milton, Needham, Newburyport, North Adams, North Reading, Plainville, Randolph, Sharon, Shrewsbury, Southbridge, Stoneham, Uxbridge, Wakefield, Wayland, West Bridgewater, West Springfield, Westfield, Winchendon, Wrentham

141018PSgt1YP442 (Police Sergeant 1 Year Prior Experience, Examination Weights 40% written examination; 40% Assessment Center & 20% Education & Experience)

Participating Department: Danvers, Medfield

141018PSgt1YP622 (Police Sergeant 1 Year Prior Experience, Examination weights 60% written examination; 20% Assessment Center & 20% Education & Experience)

Participating Department: Abington

141018PSgt3YP  (Police Sergeant 3 Years Prior Experience)

Participating Departments: Fall River, Framingham, Haverhill, Malden, Newton, Revere, Worcester

141018PSgt3YP442 (Police Sergeant 3 Years Prior Experience, Examination Weights 40% written examination; 40% Assessment Center & 20% Education & Experience)

Participating Department: MBTA, Plymouth

More communities to be added, please check the application page if you do not see your department listed here.

Police Departmental Promotional Exams Employment Verification Form doc format of Police Departmental Promotional Exams Employment Verifi

Public Safety Eligiblity Form rtf format of Public Safety Eligiblity Form

Please see our Reading List for this examination series: 2014 Reading List for Police Sergeant, Lieutenant, and Captain - Promotional Examinations docx format of 2014 Reading List for Police Sgt,Lt,&Cpt