Patrol Officer - Town of Brunswick

The Town of Brunswick Police Department seeks candidates for openings within the Patrol Division.  

The Brunswick Police Department is a progressive department, devoted to community involvement, utilizing a team-oriented approach.  To fulfill our current mission statement, we believe in up-to-date training and offer other educational opportunities to our Officers to deal with today’s law enforcement needs.  We opened a new Station in October of 2013, located at the corner of Pleasant and Stanwood Streets. 

Our excellent benefit package includes competitive.  With a bachelor’s degree, the pay range for this position is $24.40/hr to $28.74/hr.  Town benefits include options for health, dental and/or life insurances; short-term disability, retirement plan choices, educational reimbursement, paid vacations, sick time and paid holidays/floaters.  Additional benefits include educational assistance/incentive, physical fitness bonus, paid gym memberships, yearly clothing allowance and a 20-year retirement option.  Currently certified police officers are eligible for a $5,000.00 signing bonus and a lateral entry option commensurate with experience.   

To be considered for this opportunity, you must be at least 21 years of age, have a valid driver’s license and have attained an Associate's Degree (or 60 college credits) or equivalent work/military history with a specialization in criminal justice preferred.  A minimum score of 50 is required on the Maine Criminal Justice Academy ALERT Test.  Please contact the Maine Criminal Justice Academy ( for details.  While past completion of the MCJA PAT is helpful; the Brunswick Police Department will conduct a mandatory Physical Agility Test for all candidates on October 19th or 20th, 2019.  This will be scheduled following application.  Clearance by the candidate’s physician will be required in order to proceed.  Leading candidates will undergo an Oral Board interview, background investigations, polygraph/psychological and a medical exam.  

An employment application is available (along with the job description, PAT standards, and medical clearance form) at the Human Resources Office, 85 Union Street, Brunswick, or at  Applications are required and must be returned to the Town Manager’s Office with the following supporting materials: 1) a cover letter addressed to Chief Richard Rizzo; 2) resume; 3) copy of a valid driver’s license; 4) copy of Law Enforcement Certification and 5) Alert score copy (50 or better).  The closing date is Thursday, October 16, 2019 by 4:30 p.m. 

The Town of Brunswick is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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