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Police Chief - Caribou

Start Date: May 14, 2024 | End Date: July 19, 2024
County: Aroostook County
Job Type: Public Safety - All, Public Safety - Police

The most northeastern city in the United States, Caribou Maine, is seeking a dynamic and experienced individual to serve as the next Chief of Police. The Chief is responsible for leading, managing, and overseeing all aspects of the police department’s operations, including law enforcement, community outreach, budgeting, and administrative functions. Activities are conducted with considerable operational independence and personal judgement under the general administrative direction of the City Manager.

The Police Chief must be an active member of the community. Additional information outlining the qualifications and experience necessary and desirable of candidates for this position is available on the City of Caribou’s website at This information will be used as a guide in the recruitment process, providing specific criteria by which applicants will be evaluated and selected for interviews and appointments. Background information on the community and department is also included in this material.

This is a full-time, FLSA exempt, non-union position. The starting annual salary is $85,000 - $90,000, depending on experience & qualifications. The City offers a competitive benefit package.

Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and City of Caribou employment application to: Carl Grant, Finance Director / HR, City of Caribou, 25 High Street, Caribou, Maine 04736 or by email to: Position will be open until filled. A review of applications will begin on June 4, 2024.

The City of Caribou is an Equal Opportunity Employer.