Police Officer

Job Title: Police Officer

Location: Police Department

Department: Police

Hours: FT

Job Description:

The City of Bath is accepting applications for the position of a full time Police Officer. The Bath Police Department is a progressive, community-oriented law enforcement agency with a staff of 25, including 19 Police Officers. The department serves a community of approximately 8,500 permanent residents in Bath, a service center community for surrounding Midcoast towns. The City of Bath is also the home of Bath Iron Works shipbuilding, located on the banks of the Kennebec River.

Qualifications: High school graduate, at least 21 years of age, valid driver's license, and a good driving record. Ability to pass an in-depth background check, psychological/polygraph exams, and a physical agility test. All new employees are required to live within 30 minutes driving time of the City limits within 6 months of hire. Applicants must pass the Maine Criminal Justice Academy (MCJA) ALERT test with a minimum score of 45 (prior to the hiring process). Appointments may be made to take the ALERT test by calling the MCJA at (207) 877-8000. 

Benefits: 4-day work week (permanent shifts), competitive fringe benefit package including 25 year- 2/3rds Maine State Retirement System, sick/vacation leave, college incentive pay, increased pay for lateral entry. Opportunities include Motorcycle and Bicycle Patrol Units, Honor Guard, Unity, Criminal/Drug Investigation Unit and Community Involvement. Entry level pay is $864.40 per week.

To Apply: The forms below may also be obtained through the Bath City Clerk’s Office, 55 Front Street, Bath, Maine 04530, or you can call (207) 443-8332 to have an application sent to you. Completed application forms must be received at the City Clerk's Office ASAP. This position will remain open until filled.

Full Job Description Packet (including application for employment, accident waiver, and background check authorization form

For More Information: Contact the office of the Chief of Police at (207) 443-8339.

The City of Bath is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The City of Bath reserves the right to accept or reject any application.