Police Officer- Patrol Division
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Bangor, ME 04401
The Bangor Police Department is the second largest municipal agency in the state of Maine employing 84 sworn members and over 110 total employees – with a wide variety of interesting specialty assignments as well as opportunities for advancement – we are able to offer unique and unmatched career choices for everyone!
The Bangor Police Department has announced a NEW three (3) days on/three (3) days off patrol unit work schedule. We provide a competitive wage and comprehensive benefit package to include vacation, sick leave, health insurance, life insurance, supplemental insurance, retirement, employee assistance, uniforms and equipment.
The City of Bangor offers the Maine State Retirement (MPERS) option for police officers. Officers are eligible to retire at 50% pay of their top highest three years. There is no age limit to withdraw and for every year you remain vested after 25, you add 2%. Take advantage of overtime opportunities including numerous concert and festival events hosted in Bangor throughout the year and new Officers can earn in excess $55,000 – $60,000 annually. Applicants may also choose an ICMA 401(A) retirement plan as well.
The Bangor Police Department officers a variety of unique opportunities. As a self-reliant department that staffs a patrol division, support services division and a criminal investigation division – we are able to provide unparalleled and exciting opportunities for those seeking job satisfaction or advancement.
We offer a variety of interesting and unique options for you to work in one of our specialized units or assignments.
Airport Patrol Unit
Special Response Tactical Team
Explosive K-9 Handler
Special Enforcement Unit
Evidence Response Team
Drug Intelligence Assignment
Crash Reconstruction Team
Crime Scene Investigation Unit
Drug Recognition Expert
Urban Rifle Team
School Resource Officer Assignments
Training Officer/Officer Development Assignment
Field Training Officer Unit
Bangor Housing Authority Assignment
Husson University Assignment
Maine Drug Enforcement Agency Assignment
We also have officers who specialize in firearms instruction, MARC, SFST, EVOC, Forensic Mapping, Less Lethal munitions, armorers, fitness and RAD instruction.
Academy Certified graduates may earn up to $24.81 per hour, based on experience, with increases in subsequent steps. Pre-Academy Salary: $856.80 to $874.00 per week and depending on experience and qualifications. In addition we provide educational and military stipends based on experience, lateral transfer options, a monthly cell-phone allowance and the opportunity to be reimbursed for continued educational classes.
Applicants are not required to have a degree but must be 21 years old to apply. If you are 20 years of age, you must have a minimum of 60 credit hours. Applicants are also required to have already completed and passed the Maine Criminal Justice Academy Alert and Physical Fitness Test (non-certified). Please visit the Maine Criminal Justice Academy website for the upcoming Alert and Physical Fitness Testing dates, times, and locations. The Academy website is http://www.maine.gov/dps/mcja/index.shtml or call 207-877-8000 for more information.
Certified police officers seeking lateral options are encouraged to contact us.
If you are ready to work in an agency that offers exciting opportunities to grow, learn and advance, please contact Officer Nick Huggins at (207) 947-7384 Ext. 4 or firstname.lastname@example.org