Full-Time Police Officer

The Oak Bluffs Police Department will advertise when there are full-time police officer position vacancies. There currently are no open positions.

The hiring process consists of an application process, written exam, oral board, psychological exam, physical exam and undergoing a background investigation.

The minimum requirements for becoming a full-time police officers on the O.B.P.D. are as follows:

Must be a minimum of 21 years of age


Must be a U.S. citizen.

No felony convictions.


Must have a good driving record.


Must have the ability to obtain a Massachusetts driver's license.

Minimum education requirement: Associate’s degree or its quarter hour credit equivalent from an accredited university.


Must be committed to becoming a resident of Martha’s Vineyard within 6 months of hiring.


Must be in good health and physical condition.


Applicants who have completed a full-time police academy are preferred.


An up to date resume, letter of intent and application should be mailed to:


Oak Bluffs Police Department

Attention Sgt. Michael Marchand

P.O. Box 1504, Oak Bluffs, MA 02557


Phone inquiries are discouraged. All applicants will receive a detailed employment package.


The Town of Oak Bluffs is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer.