Freeport is a coastal community of about 9000 residents with a strong retail base, including L.L. Bean. The police department includes 15 full time officers, full time Marine Patrol, 2 part time officers, clerical staff, and seasonal parking enforcement personnel.
Applicants must be at least 21 years of age and have no adverse driving record. Applicants must hold a valid Maine drivers license at the time of employment.The Town of Freeport is an Equal Opportunity Employer
The minimum requirement for the position is the successful completion of all phases of the Maine Law Enforcement Pre-Service Training Program.
All applicants will be required to pass a physical agility test (MCJA Standards). Candidates having an Associate’s Degree or a combination of relevant training and experience will have an advantage. Preference may be given to graduates of the MCJA Basic Law Enforcement Training Program.
An extensive background investigation, including psychological, polygraph, and medical examinations will be part of the process.
The department offers a competitive salary and benefit package for full time employment.
Experience, education, and training factor into the wage considerations for officers.
Hiring incentives up to $15,000 for current certified full time police officers.
The Town of Freeport is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not tolerate discrimination or harassment in workplace. Members of traditionally underrepresented communities are encouraged to apply for employment.
Applications are available at: Freeport Police Department, 16 Main St, Freeport, ME 04032 or here
Applications can be returned to the above address. Applications and other applicable documents can also be emailed to Chief Nathaniel Goodman at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
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