Sworn Officers/Patrol Officer

Biddeford, ME
Biddeford Police Department

The City of Biddeford, an Equal Opportunity Employer, currently has an immediate opening for the position of Patrol Officer. The Biddeford Police Department is a progressive law enforcement agency, and offers an excellent wage and benefits package. Lateral entry up to the 10-year pay step ($35.18 per hour) is available to qualified candidates. Pay range starts at $29.50 per hour for a 42 hour work week (8.5 hour shifts; 4 days on with 2 days off).


Qualified candidates must hold a valid Maine driver’s license at the time of employment. The minimum requirement is successful completion of the ALERT exam. Preference may be given to graduates of the MCJA basic school as well as graduates of the pre-service school or those with college degrees. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age, have no criminal or adverse traffic record and must pass a physical agility test, human resource profile assessment and a polygraph examination.