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Patrol Officer - Full Time

Start Date: July 08, 2024 | End Date: January 04, 2025
County: Androscoggin County
Job Type: Public Safety - Police

The Lisbon Police Department is seeking qualified applicants for a Patrol Officer position who are motivated to make a difference in the lives of others and our community while working in an organization that values Integrity, Respect, and Compassion for all.

The Town of Lisbon offers a competitive salary with starting pay with no experience at $26.79/hour (Entry is $27.80 with education and Military Stipends). We also offer Lateral pay for existing police officers up to the 8 year step. A progressive benefits package with options of health, dental, vision, life insurance and short-term disability insurance, educational stipends, military stipends, Instructor stipends and Maine State Retirement plan at 25-years of service at 2/3rds pay and retire at any age. ICMA retirement is also available. The department has various opportunities to get involved in, such as the Motorcycle Unit, Firearms Instructor, MARC Instructor, DRE (Drug Recognition Expert training), Less Lethal instructor, RAD Instructor, Simunitions Instructor, SRO Instructor, ATV/UTV unit, and we also have advancement opportunities to include MDEA position as well as our K9 Unit.

Applicants must meet the following requirements:
• Must be at least 21 years of age or 20 years of age with 60 college credits.
• Pass the MCJA ALERT Test prior to interview date is preferred and for a list of upcoming dates, please contact MCJA @207-877-8000. (non-certified officers)
• Be in good physical condition and Pass the MCJA Physical Fitness Test (for non-certified officers)
• Have a valid Maine driver’s license, or the ability to obtain one within 30 days after the employment start date.
• Must not have an extensive traffic record, or any criminal record that would result in ineligibility to obtain a certificate from the Maine Criminal Justice Academy (MCJA).

Preference may be given to candidates who are certified law enforcement officers, have post secondary education or prior military experience, or those who have successfully completed all phases of the Maine Law Enforcement Pre-Service Training Program. Successful candidates will have to pass an extensive background investigation, to include a psychological, polygraph, and medical examination. Please direct all questions regarding the position to Chief of Police Ryan McGee at (207) 353-2500 or email:

To apply please submit a cover letter, resume, and employment application to:

Human Resource Director
300 Lisbon Street
Lisbon, ME 04250

Employment applications are available at the Town Manager’s Office, 300 Lisbon Street, Lisbon Maine, or at

The position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. The town reserves the right to fill this vacancy prior to the expiration of the application period.

The Town of Lisbon is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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