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Police Officer

Date Posted: 02/25/2013

The City of Bangor (population 33,500) is accepting applications for immediate openings for the position of Police Officer. Minimum requirements include a high school diploma or equivalent, valid driver’s license, and good mental and physical condition. Preference will be given to post secondary education, law enforcement experience and/or military experience. Applicants must meet age requirements as established by the Maine Criminal Justice Academy and successfully pass a written test, physical agility test (MCJA standards), oral board, background investigation, psychological, polygraph and medical examinations. The starting salary range is $673.00 - $784.00 for a 40 hour work week, depending on experience. A complete fringe benefits package is offered including vacation, holidays, sick leave, health insurance, dental insurance, “Aflac” supplemental insurance, uniforms and equipment, 401(A) retirement plan, employee assistance program, and advancement and job specialty opportunities. Applicants must include copies of passing results of Maine Criminal Justice Academy administered Physical Fitness Test and Alert Test to be considered for employment. (For information on these tests please contact the academy at (207)877-8000.)

Application forms specifically used for this position are available upon request from the Bangor Police Department or you may download an application form by clicking here. Please do not submit a “general” application form.  Applications are always accepted.

Send application to: Bangor Police Department, ATTN: Training Officer, 240 Main Street Bangor, Maine 04401. Please contact the Bangor Police Department Training Officer Jim Hassard at (207)947-7384 or via e-mail jim.hassard@bangormaine.gov for more information.