Auburn - Police Officer

Job Overview

Department Auburn Police Department
TypeEntry Level
Job TitlePolice Officer
Salary$21.61/hour entry level and up to $31.83 for lateral transfers
Deadline Jun 20, 2022 11:59 PM Eastern
Location Auburn, ME
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Auburn Police Department, ME Police Jobs

Become part of a tradition of SERVICE, PRIDE, and DEDICATION.

Become part of the Auburn Police Department.


The Auburn PD is a progressive and professional law enforcement organization with 55 sworn officers and 7 civilian employees. The Department has a proud tradition of honor, excellence, loyalty and professionalism and is a nationally and state-accredited law enforcement agency.

All applicants must be high school graduates or have passed a high school equivalency exam. Applicants must be 21 years of age, or 20 with at least 60 college credits. 

Applicants must have passed the MCJA physical agility test and ALERT exam and possess a valid driver’s license. Candidates will be required to pass oral board, polygraph, medical, substance and psychological testing and an extensive background check

Police Officers must be able to work all shifts including nights, weekends, and holidays.

Starting salary is $21.61/hour (increase to $23.34/hour upon completion of probationary period), with a highly competitive benefit package. The City of Auburn has lateral entry and will recognize full-time law enforcement experience in municipal, county, state or federal law enforcement agency. After a probationary period, salary for certified officers - depending on years of service- could be as high as $31.83/hour.

Successful candidates will attend the Maine Criminal Justice Academy.

The City of Auburn is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The Auburn Police Department has achieved accreditation through:

The Commission on Accreditation of Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA)


The Maine Law Enforcement Accreditation Program (MLEAP)
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Jobs close at 11:59 PM (Eastern) on the deadline date specified, or when the position capacity has been met, or unless otherwise specified in the announcement. If the deadline date is not specified in the announcement, the agency has sole discretion on setting the deadline and jobs may close without notice. It is the applicant's responsibility to thoroughly read and understand the deadline requirements and capacity limits as outlined by the agency.

Applicants are responsible for checking their email and logging into their PoliceApp, PublicSafetyApp, FireFighterApp or EmployementApp account to monitor for emails, scheduling and process updates.

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