Police Officer

The Town of Gorham Police Department is accepting applications for opening(s) for the position of Police Officer. The Chief’s ideal candidates will be highly motivated and people orientated. They will possess a strong community policing mindset to complement their law enforcement experience, training and education. Preference will be given to full time certified law enforcement officers. 

Requirements:  Applicants must be at least 21 years of age; an Associate’s Degree or a combination of relevant training and experience is desirable; satisfactorily passed the Maine Criminal Justice Academy alert test; a valid driver’s license and no criminal record or serious motor vehicle record. The successful candidate (s) will be required to pass an oral board, an extensive background check, polygraph testing, psychological exam and physical exam. They will also have to meet the minimum standard physical fitness requirements of the Maine Criminal Justice Academy. Full time certified law enforcement officers are exempt from having to meet the minimum standard physical fitness requirements of the Maine Criminal Justice Academy. 

The Town of Gorham offers a comprehensive benefit package with a competitive salary.

Applications are required and are available at the Gorham Police Department, 270 Main Street Gorham, Maine 04038, or on the Gorham Police Department website HERE. All completed applications must be returned with a cover letter, resume, copy of the alert test score, and a copy of a valid driver’s license.  Deadline is no later than 4:00 p.m. on July 13th, 2018 to:

Deputy Police Chief Christopher E. Sanborn
Gorham Police Department
270 Main Street
Gorham, Maine 04038

 

The Town of Gorham is an Equal Opportunity Employer.