Fryeburg - Police Officer

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Department Fryeburg Police Department
TypeEntry Level
Job TitlePolice Officer
Registration Fee$35.00
Location Fryeburg, ME
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Fryeburg Police Department - F/T Police Officer
The Town of Fryeburg is seeking individuals interested in the full-time position of Police Officer. The Fryeburg Police Department is a progressive community-oriented law enforcement agency with a staff of 16, this includes 6 full-time officers and 10 reserve officers. The department serves a community of approximately 3600 permanent residents. The summer population can swell to over 48,000. Fryeburg is the second busiest gateway to the State of Maine.

Minimum Qualifications:

Must be a High School graduate, college preferred,

Must be at least 21 years of age,

Must have valid driver’s license with a good driving record.

IF CERTIFIED, candidates must have MCJA Alert Test and Pre-Service Phase 1 & II certifications  (If you are an out-of-state applicant, you must be able to obtain a waiver from the Maine Criminal Justice Academy.)

Hiring Process: 

Applicants must be able to successfully complete medical, psychological and polygraph exams, MCJA physical requirements, interview process, and an extensive background investigation.

Starting pay for this position will be commensurate with experience and a competitive benefits package is offered.

Applicants with experience may be laterally entered into our pay scale at up to 5 years' experience at the town’s discretion.

All new full-time employees are required to live within 45 minutes driving time of the Town limits within 6 months of hire.
Please send resume, application, and applicable training records via

The selection process will remain open until the positions are filled.

Police Officer Job Responsibilities:

  • Protects citizens by preventing crime, enforcing laws, apprehending suspects, and monitoring traffic.
  • Prevents crime by explaining and enforcing applicable federal, state, and local laws and ordinances; teaching preventive, protective, and defensive tactics; mediating disputes; patrolling assigned area; responding to notices of disturbances; conducting searches; observing suspicious activities; and detaining suspects.
  • Apprehends suspects by responding to complaints and calls for help, observing violations, and making arrests.
  • Conducts criminal investigations by gathering evidence, interviewing victims and witnesses, and interrogating suspects.
  • Documents observations and actions by radioing information and completing reports.
  • Reports observations and actions by testifying in court.
  • Fulfills court orders by serving warrants and commitments.
  • Maintains safe traffic conditions by monitoring and directing traffic, enforcing laws and ordinances, investigating accidents, providing escort, and reporting unsafe streets and facilities.
  • Minimizes personal injury by rescuing and reviving victims and radioing for medical assistance.
  • Maintains operations by following department policies and procedures and recommending changes.
  • Ensures operation of equipment by practicing responsible use, completing preventive maintenance requirements, following manufacturer’s instructions, troubleshooting malfunctions, notifying supervisor of needed repairs, and evaluating new equipment and techniques.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by studying applicable federal, state, and local laws and ordinances; attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; practicing skills; and participating in professional societies.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed. Police Officer Qualifications/Skills:
  • Legal compliance
  • Handles pressure
  • Deals with uncertainty
  • Lifting
  • Physical fitness
  • Judgment
  • Objectivity
  • Dependability
  • Emotional control
  • Integrity


The Town of Fryeburg is an EOE.

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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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