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Town of Mechanic Falls-Police Officer

Start Date: May 12, 2024 | End Date: November 08, 2024
County: Androscoggin County
Job Type: Public Safety - Police

The Town of Mechanic Falls is looking for highly motivated and community-oriented individuals with a powerful desire for public service and a commitment to serve.  All applicants must be at least 21 years of age (20 years old with an associate degree), a high school graduate or GED, and hold a valid driver's license. Successful candidates will be required to pass a MCJA physical agility test, Alert exam, an extensive background investigation, polygraph testing, psychological exam, physical exam, and interview board(s).

The Town of Mechanic Falls offers a comprehensive benefit package with compensation up to $32.39 per hour depending on experience. No experience, no problem we are willing to train you with starting pay starting at $25.34.  Our Police Officers work a 12- hour rotating schedule with every other weekend off. Sergeants and below are represented by the Fraternal Order of Police.

The Town of Mechanic Falls offers a comprehensive benefit package including Maine State Retirement plan. In lieu of MEPERS, ICMA 401 plan is offered. The town also offers a strong health insurance plan (Anthem Gold Blue Choice PPO) for the employee and their family with the town paying 95% of the premiums. Dental and Eye care plans offered w/additional cost. HRA: Health reimbursement account that reimburses employees for deductible and most out of pocket expenses. Current levels of $3000 single, $6000 spouse, children, and family.

Additional Benefits include:

• All equipment and training required are provided by the Town.

• An $800 a year uniform and equipment allowance.

• Yearly Longevity Stipends begin at year of service at a rate of $1,000 which gradually increases each year to $3,000 at 10 years of service and beyond.

• Twelve paid holidays.

• Ample training opportunities.

• Court/Call out Pay.

• Night shift differential pay.

• Personalized Patrol Rifle Purchase Program.

Application can be found at the Town of Mechanic Falls webpage under Employment Opportunities. Or by using this link.

Applications can be returned to: Mechanic Falls Police Department 108 Lewiston Street, Mechanic Falls, ME 04256 ATTN: Sergeant Paul Schroeder.

Applications, questions, and other applicable documents can also be emailed to Sergeant Schroeder at