The Branford Police Department, as part of its ongoing hiring campaign, is seeking Connecticut P.O.S.T Certified Officers to fill current and anticipated full time patrol officer vacancies.  Starting salary for CT certified officers is currently grade “A” step of $82,340.  All Candidates will be required to successfully complete a written examination, oral interview, the current P.O.S.T physical assessment (Cooper Test) and a Chief's interview.  In addition, candidates must successfully pass a background investigation, polygraph, psychological and medical examination including drug screening. The town offers a competitive benefits package to include a pension plan.  Interested candidates may apply at   The Town of Branford shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, age, sex, national origin, physical disability or sexual orientation. The Branford Police Department provides reasonable accommodation to persons with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). If you need an accommodation in the application or testing process, please contact the Branford Police Department.  Females, Minorities and Veterans encouraged to apply.  The above posting is intended as a guide for personnel actions and must not be taken as a complete description of the position or the process.  Interested candidates can apply at   Please include a copy or your valid P.O.S.T. C card with your application.  Certified officers with questions may contact Deputy Chief Alves at 203-481-4241 or