Police Officer

Brewer, ME
Brewer Police Department

Are you up for a challenge?
Want to live and work in a dynamic community?

The City of Brewer Police Department is seeking Police Officer Trainees & Experienced Police Officers to become part of our family.

What we want:
Motivated, community minded individuals that are looking for a challenging career and the chance to rise above the norm.

What we offer:
Competitive compensation and benefits: Pay range of $20.17 to $27.99 per hour with lateral transfers up to $25.37 per hour. Retire after 25 years with 2/3 pay and a COLA in the Maine State Retirement System. Health insurance, HRA, optional vison/dental. 4 day work week with an excellent time off package.

A unique place to live: Located on the banks of the Penobscot River at the gateway to Downeast and coastal Maine, the City of Brewer boasts a stable, diversified tax base and a thriving business environment. Easy access to Acadia National Park and the endless recreational opportunities. We offer a beautiful, developed waterfront and an excellent selection of eateries, from waterfront restaurants to microbreweries.

A unique place to work: Problem solving, out of the box thinking and hard work are expected and rewarded. You will receive cutting edge training in firearms, tactics, police combatives (to include the SPEAR and LOCKUP systems), criminal interdiction, and drug investigations. Brewer PD provides state of the art facilities and equipment to make your job easier and safer. Motivated officers can pursue specialized reassignment and collateral duty opportunities for investigations, community engagement and youth outreach. We place a high value on self-development and training.

This application process shall remain open until position(s) are filled.

If you have NOT graduated from the MCJA Basic Law Enforcement Training Program or eligible to receive a waiver to the BLETP you will need to:

1. Submit a copy of your ALERT examination results; and
2. Submit a recent (within past 90 days) MCJA Physical Fitness Assessment results and/or be able to successfully pass a physical fitness assessment administered to you as a part of our hiring process.
Questions regarding eligibility to receive a waiver to the BLETP should be directed to the Maine
Criminal Justice Academy at 207-877-8000.

Desired Minimum Qualifications

Entry Level:
A) Must be 21 years or older at the time of employment;
B) Must possess, or be able to obtain by time of hire, a valid State of Maine driver’s license
without record of suspension or revocation in any State;
C) Felony convictions and disqualifying criminal histories within the past seven years are not
D) U.S. citizen;
E) Must be able to read and write in English language;
F) Must be of good moral character and of temperate and industrious habits

Education and Experience:
A) High school diploma or equivalent supplemented by a two-year community college degree or
vocational school training in police science, law enforcement, criminal justice administration,
public administration, or a related field; or
B) An equivalent combination of education and experience

Candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be scheduled for a written examination.
Further selection and screening will be determined by the oral board results, and an administrative interview. Candidates receiving a conditional offer of employment shall be required to undergo a psychological screening and polygraph examination.