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Hillsborough Hiring Equipment Operator, Police Officers

Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020
The Town of Hillsborough is hiring an equipment operator and police officers.

The Town of Hillsborough is hiring for two positions. Consider serving others by working in local government!

Equipment operator

The Hillsborough Public Works Department needs an equipment operator to help maintain and repair town grounds and streets and to provide solid waste collection services. If you’ve got experience or are willing to train for the position, you may be a good fit for the department.

The Public Works Department is dedicated to providing a safe, clean and healthy environment for the town and a high quality of life for Hillsborough residents.

The equipment operator requirements include:

  • High school diploma and one year of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Class B commercial driver’s license, with ability to obtain Class A within one year or ability to obtain Class B commercial driver’s license within six months if hired as trainee.
  • Ability to lift and/or carry weights of 10 to 50 pounds.

Police officers

The Hillsborough Police Department is looking for individuals of high moral character with a genuine desire to serve and make a difference. It welcomes applicants from diverse backgrounds. Opportunities may be available for individuals with no experience who are interested in entering law enforcement, individuals who have completed Basic Law Enforcement Training and are looking to start a career, and individuals interested in making a lateral transfer from other agencies.

The Police Department is responsible for general public safety, crime prevention, public order, traffic safety, criminal justice records, safety education, responding to and investigating crime, and apprehension of those who commit crimes. The department is committed to serving all people within its jurisdiction with respect, fairness and dignity through community-based policing and building partnerships.

More information

The Town of Hillsborough is an equal opportunity employer and a drug- and alcohol-free workplace. Visit the town’s website for more information about the public works and police departments:

To apply for these positions or to see other positions when they are open, visit the town’s employment website: