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Town of Phippsburg - Part-Time Police Officer

Start Date: May 06, 2024 | End Date: June 14, 2024
County: Sagadahoc County
Job Type: Public Safety - Police

Phippsburg Police Department

Police Officer - Part Time



The Phippsburg Police Department is looking to fill two Part-time Patrol Officer positions for a small, community-service oriented department.


The position requires approximately 500 hours annually, including training time. The majority of those hours are worked from Memorial Day through Labor Day, including evening and weekend shifts when summer tourism is the busiest. Occasional offseason (October-April) shifts will be expected as well.


Candidates must be 21 years old, possess a valid Maine driver’s license, possess a High School Diploma or GED, have no criminal history, and pass an extensive background check, physical, psychological exam, polygraph examination, and drug test. Seeking applicants with strong communication skills. The rate of pay starts at $24 per hour with starting pay negotiable depending on experience and qualifications. Preference given to applicants who have completed the Phase I and Phase II Pre-Service Training Programs. Candidates who have not attended the Pre-Service Training will be expected to attend the Pre-Service Training in May that is held in Auburn. Students must be 21 years old, or 20 years old with at least 60 credits from an accredited college, or age 19, currently enrolled in an accredited post-secondary education program.


The Town of Phippsburg will provide all uniforms, equipment and will pay for training when hired. The starting rate of pay is commensurate with experience. The Department will give preference to candidates who can make a two-year commitment.


Applications can be downloaded online at or be picked up in person at the Phippsburg Town Hall during business hours (Monday – Friday, 9-1 and 2-5).


Please submit a cover letter and a completed application (including the M.C.J.A Alert test score and Physical Assessment test scores) to the Town of Phippsburg. Details about requirements can be found on the Maine Criminal Justice Academy website. Applications will be reviewed as they are received with a deadline of June 14th or until candidates are found. We encourage applicants who have part-time or full-time certification to apply, however we are willing to train the right candidate.

Questions should be directed to Chief John B. Skroski at (207) 389-2653 and during business hours.


The Town of Phippsburg is an Equal Opportunity Employer.