Town of Hallowell - Police Officer


The City of Hallowell is accepting applications for an immediate opening for a Full Time Police Officer. The ideal candidate is highly-motivated and has excellent communication skills. We are seeking a candidate who possesses a strong community policing mindset that complements their law enforcement education, training, and experience. We are a small, proactive department looking for someone who is self-motivated and able to work independently. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age and have an Associate’s Degree or a combination of relevant training and experience, satisfactorily passed the Maine Criminal Justice Academy Alert test, have a valid driver’s license and no criminal record or serious driving record. Preference will be given to full-time certified law enforcement officers (blue pins). Qualified applicants may also be required to pass an oral board and prior to being hired may be subject to a medical, psychological and polygraph testing as well as a complete background check. The City of Hallowell offers a great benefits package, health insurance, paid vacation time, sick leave, and other employee-based incentives

Potential for immediate advancement to Patrol Sargent based on Experience of at least 5 years in law enforcement.

Nestled along riverbanks of the Kennebec and drained by the Vaughan Brook, the small city of Hallowell is often referred to as the “New Orleans on the Kennebec.’’ Noted for its rich history, architecture and culture, Hallowell spans nearly 6.1 square miles with a population of 2,381. The city is home to art galleries, local artist studios, performing arts theater and hosts a lively downtown with a variety of restaurant options and small shops. 

Applications are located on the Town website or at the Police Department.Application should be returned to Chief Scott MacMaster at 1 Wintrop Street, Hallowell, ME 04347. To schedule a meet and greet and/or a tour of the city prior to applying  please call Chief MacMaster @ 622-9710 ext 208 or email

 Position will remain open until filled. EOE

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