Millinocket - Full-Time Police Officer

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Department Millinocket Police Department
TypeEntry Level
Job TitleFull-Time Police Officer
Registration Fee$20.00
Location Millinocket, ME
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Millinocket Police Department, ME

Millinocket Police Department  

197 Penobscot Avenue

Millinocket, Maine 04462 USA


Full-Time Police Officer

The Town of Millinocket has an immediate opening for a highly motivated, community oriented full-time Police Officer.  To be considered for this outstanding opportunity, applicants shall be at least 21 years of age and have a valid Maine driver's license. Candidates that are not full-time certified must have passed the Maine Criminal Justice Academy ALERT Test and have recently passed (within the last year) the Maine Criminal Justice Academy's physical agility test and have the ability to perform the essential job functions of a Law Enforcement Officer. An Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice or related field, or a combination of relevant training and experience is desirable.  Preference will be given to graduates of the Basic Law Enforcement Training Program (BLETP).

Candidates must have no criminal or adverse traffic record and may undergo an oral interview, background investigation, polygraph, psychological testing, and a medical exam.

Millinocket is a very special place with plenty of recreational opportunities. The area has many hiking, snowmobile and ATV trails all at the edge of Maine’s vast forest. It is the gateway to Mount Katahdin, voted World’s Best Hike by National Geographic and home to the northern terminus of the Appalachian Trail. Millinocket is the gateway to the famed Golden Road, the North Maine Woods, the West Branch of the Penobscot River, the Allagash Wilderness Waterway, Baxter State Park, Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument and a vast network of lakes, trails systems, day-hikes, and 4-season recreational opportunities. Millinocket is a great place to live.

The Millinocket Police Department is a small Community Oriented police department that provides 24 hour coverage, 7 days a week. The town of Millinocket has a population of 4500 (estimate) people.

Interested candidates should submit an application for employment, cover letter, and resume.  Applications are available on the Town of Millinocket website (, or can be picked up at the town office at 197 Penobscot Ave, Millinocket, Maine.  The Town of Millinocket has the right to reject any and all applications at any time.

The Town of Millinocket is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Professionals with diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

This is a full-time position (42 hours per week).  Officers work three 12 hour shifts in what is known as the Pitman work schedule. Every other weekend is a long weekend.

Starting Salary for an academy graduate can be as high as $24.02/hour depending on experience.

Pre-Academy starting salary is $20.00 going to $20.60 after graduating the academy. Yearly salary range, $44,720-$53,686.

Education Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • Alert Test
  • Preference given to Associates Degree and higher


  • Health care, no cost for a single employee
  • Paid holidays, paid sick time and vacation time
  • The Town contributes approximately 12% of gross pay to MPERS retirement

Contact Information

Chief Craig Worster    -                                            

Millinocket Police Department                                                

197 Penobscot Ave                                                                

Millinocket, Maine 04462 USA



Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

Jobs close at 11:59 PM (Eastern) on the deadline date specified, or when the position capacity has been met, or unless otherwise specified in the announcement. If the deadline date is not specified in the announcement, the agency has sole discretion on setting the deadline and jobs may close without notice. It is the applicant's responsibility to thoroughly read and understand the deadline requirements and capacity limits as outlined by the agency.

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