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Eliot Police Officer

Start Date: May 20, 2024 | End Date: November 16, 2024
County: York County
Job Type: Public Safety - Police

Hiring all levels of experience from 0 to 25 years!

The Town of Eliot, Maine is seeking a Police Officer to fill the full-time 40 hour/4-day work/ 10-hour shifts as an Eliot Patrolman.

The Town of Eliot is mostly a residential seaside community, with commercial on the major Route of 236 connecting Kittery to the Berwick's, Eliot has a population of about 7500, located off I-95 about 10 minutes north of Portsmouth, NH and 45 minutes south of Portland, ME. Patrolling 32 miles of roadway, consisting of State, Town and Privately owned roads.

Officers work 4 days on, 3 days off, 10-hour shifts. The department has 5 full-time officers, 1 School Resource Officer, Sergeant, and Chief. If you are looking for an independent working environment with great leadership, and TEAM workforce environment, the Town of Eliot, Police Department needs you and your experience. This position is part of a Collective Bargaining Agreement. The town offers competitive pay, including shift differentials, vacation, sick, comp. time and generous health/dental/ life insurance package and 20 year- Maine State Retirement for Police Officers.

Responsibilities: The Patrolman performs routine and specialized police law enforcement work to protect lives and property and the prevention and suppression of crimes within the Town of Eliot in carrying out the enforcement of state and federal laws and local Bylaws. The employee is required to perform all similar or related duties.

Education and Experience: High School diploma or equivalent apprentice level of trade knowledge; one to three (1-3) years of prior work experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Special Position Requirements: Preference will be given to those applicants who have completed the Maine Criminal Justice Academy’s (MCJA)

· ALERT test or be eligible to receive a waiver from MCJA

· Be a minimum of 21 years old (or 20 years old with at least 60 college credit hours

· Possess a valid driver’s license

· Pass a thorough background and financial check; polygraph exam, and psychological test

· Be in good physical condition/health; pass a physical agility assessment test based on the MCJA physical agility per-entrance test.

Send resumes and cover letter to Melissa Albert, HR Assistant, 1333 State Road, Eliot, ME 03903 or; Applications & resumes will be accepted until position is filled.

See the Town of Eliot, Maine website at www.eliotmaine.orgfor the detailed job description. The Town of Eliot, offers a competitive compensation.

The Town of Eliot, Maine is an equal opportunity employer/affirmative action employer.

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