Police Lateral Transfer

Town of Tewksbury

Full-time Civil Service Lateral Transfer Police Officers


The Tewksbury Police Department seeks highly motivated proactive police officers for lateral transfer to this Department. Applicants must have Civil Service status under Chapter 31 and be eligible for transfer. Applicants must have successfully completed a MPTC full-time police academy, possess solid problem solving ability, and have strong verbal and written communication skills. Candidates will be subject to an extensive background investigation, medical evaluation, and psychological screening.


The Town of Tewksbury is located on the southern border of the City of Lowell and has approximately 33,000 residents served by 60 full-time sworn police officers and 9 full-time dispatchers. Specialty assignments include Detectives, Drug Unit, K-9, Motorcycle Unit, Traffic Unit, ATV Unit, School Resource Officer, FTO Program, Community Service Officer, Family Service Officer, and all NEMLEC Units. 


Current Salary:  $46,183 - $58,404 plus full Quinn Bill and longevity to qualified applicants along with a generous benefits package. Applications can be picked up at the Tewksbury Police Department, 918 Main Street, Tewksbury, MA, or downloaded from the Department’s website:http://www.tewksbury-ma.gov/sites/tewksburyma/files/file/file/tpd_employment_application_2011.pdf   

The Town of Tewksbury is an equal opportunity employer. Interested applicants should forward cover letter, resume, and application to:


Chief Timothy Sheehan

Tewksbury Police Department

918 Main Street

Tewksbury, Ma 01876


Applications will be accepted until positions are filled.