Buxton Seeks Patrol Officer

The Town of Buxton has an immediate openings for highly motivated; community oriented full time Patrol Officers. Qualified candidates must be 21 years of age, hold a valid Maine driver’s license, possess an Alert Test score and must be in good physical health to perform the essential job functions of a Law Enforcement Officer. An Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice or related field, or a combination of relevant training and experience is desirable. Preference is given to graduates of the Basic Law Enforcement Training Program (BLETP).

The minimum requirement is successful completion of the Maine Law Enforcement Pre-Service School. Candidates must be at least 21 years of age, have no criminal or adverse traffic record and will be required to pass a polygraph, medical, psychological tests and an extensive background check.

The Town of Buxton has a year round population of approximately 8,034 and has been identified as a “bedroom community” for the greater Portland area. The Buxton Police Department provides 24 hour coverage, 7 days a week and is actively engaged in the community. We are a small, energetic community oriented police department focused on professionalism and “espirit de corps”.

Interested candidates should submit an application for employment, cover letter, resume and five (5) references. Applications are available at the Buxton Police Department, 185 Portland Road, Buxton, Maine 04093 during normal business hours or on our website www.buxton.me.us/police-department. Open until positions are filled.