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  •   Applications for two Dispatcher positions have CLOSED.      UMPD Communications Dispatcher responsibilties include, but are not limited to receiving emergency and non-emergency calls for Police,...
  • Police Cadets are paid, non-sworn, student employees who have an interest in law enforcement or who want to pursue a career in law enforcement. The program allows students to get invaluable hands-on...
  • UMPD currently has no police officer vacancies. Effective April 1st to June 30th UMPD is no longer accepting applications for Entry Level Police Officers. This period may be extended beyond June 30th...
  • Open Positions Residence hall security job openings for students are posted on the UMass Amherst Student Job Board. These jobs are not handled by Human Resources but by Residence Hall Security....
  • Although we currently have no vacancies, we are continuing to accept applications for Lateral Police Officers on a continual basis. To qualify as a lateral police applicant you must have obtained a...

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Amherst, MA 01003-9600
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413-545-3111 emergency or 911
413-545-3113 fax


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