The City of Auburn Police Department is currently seeking full-time Police Officers. The Auburn PD is a progressive and professional law enforcement organization with 55 sworn officers and 8 civilian employees. The Department has a proud tradition of honor, excellence, loyalty and professionalism and has achieved the Gold Standard in national law enforcement accreditation.
All applicants must be high school graduates or have passed a high school equivalency exam. Applicants must be 21 years of age, or 20 with at least 60 college credits. Graduates of the Maine Criminal Justice Academy (MCJA), Certified Police Officers and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.
Applicants must have passed the MCJA physical agility test and ALERT exam (with a minimum score of 45) and possess a valid driver’s license. Candidates will be required to pass oral board, polygraph, medical, substance and psychological testing and an extensive background check.
The APD will offer physical agility testing on Wednesday, May 10 at 10:00am at the Bates College Track (applicants must register).
Police Officers must be able to work all shifts including nights, weekends, and holidays.
Starting salary is $19.48/hour (increase to $21.04/hour upon completion of probationary period), with a highly competitive benefit package. The City of Auburn has lateral entry and will recognize up to six years of full-time law enforcement experience in municipal, county, state or federal law enforcement agency. Potential starting salary for certified officers is $23.50/hour.
Successful candidates will attend the Maine Criminal Justice Academy in August.
The City of Auburn is an Equal Opportunity Employer.