Town of Damariscotta Employment Opportunities

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Police Department Employement Application


Police Sergeant 
The Town of Damariscotta is currently hiring a Patrol Sergeant to oversee the daily operations of the patrol division.  If you want to give back, make a difference for those that live, work, and visit Damariscotta, and think you have what it takes to join our progressive police department, come see us to get your hiring process started!  The Damariscotta Police Department is an MLEAP accredited agency with a strong focus on community policing and building partnerships. Come join our team and experience some new challenges, work alongside some great teammates, and receive the support you deserve from our community.
Successful candidates shall be professional, dedicated, compassionate, and willing to work alongside the community to achieve the goals of the agency.  To be considered for this outstanding opportunity, applicants shall have a minimum of 5 years, full-time, experience as a patrol officer.  An associates degree and previous leadership experience is preferred, but not required.  We will train the right candidate to meet the supervisory needs of the department.  The Town offers a competitive benefits package including a generous earned time leave, health insurance, health reimbursement account (HRA), life insurance, income protection plan, dental insurance, and MPERS retirement options.  The patrol sergeant position will have a pay range of $67,454,.40 - 85,342.40, based on years of service and experience.  
Qualified candidates will undergo a community oral board interview, job assessment test, executive leadership interview, and a Chief's interview.  The successful candidate will undergo a background investigation, polygraph test, psychological test, and/or any other required review per our policies. 
Applications may be obtained by clicking here or via email at Jwarlick@damariscottame.comApplications are required and must be returned to the Chief of Police with a cover letter, resume and letter of intent no later than Friday May 31, 2024.  Please submit all materials in one file via email or at 21 School St, Damariscotta, ME 04543 and indicate ‘Police Sergeant Job Opening’ on the subject line or on the envelope. 
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The Town of Damariscotta is an equal opportunity employer!