Police Officer Openings
Westbrook Police Department
*Professionalism *Accountability *Compassion *Integrity *Fairness *Courage
We offer a $14,000 signing bonus for Academy Graduates with 5 years of experience!
Are you already in law enforcement and feeling like your career is stagnant?
Are you looking for new professional opportunities and challenges?
Are you interested in specialty assignments and advancement opportunities?
Is Community Policing your thing?
Then Westbrook PD is the department for you…
With two current open positions, The Westbrook Police Department is seeking lateral transfer and new hire officers to fill full-time police officer positions.
Some facts about Westbrook PD:
EXCELLENT BENEFITS PACKAGE: 20 year retirement; fixed shifts; competitive salaries, and steps; generous vacation and sick leave accruals and health and dental care; an 8.5-hour work schedule that allows five days off every thirteen days; education and fitness stipends.
BENEFITS OF TRANSFERRING TO WESTBROOK PD: Transfer candidates will be placed on the contractual salary, vacation, and sick leave scale at the rate equal to their years of full time law enforcement experience. Successful candidates that are academy graduates with 5 years of full time law enforcement experience receive a $14,000.00 bonus, paid out in two installments over the first year of service.
HOURLY PAY RATES: From $21.19 at the first year, $24.17 at five years, $24.95 at nine years, and $26.60 at eighteen years. Salary steps include an increase each year up to five years, then additional increases at seven, nine, twelve, fifteen, and eighteen years. (Additional 2% effective 01/01/17 & 01/01/18.)
Our department of 41 sworn serves and protects a population of roughly 17,000 residents. Adjacent to the City of Portland, our officers handle a steady volume of calls for service and still have the flexibility for self-initiated activity. We are a community policing oriented department, looking for civic minded candidates with strong communication skills.
OPPORTUNITIES AT THE WESTBROOK POLICE DEPARTMENT: Career development opportunities are available through specialty assignments (drug and D/V investigators, detectives, SROs, Joint Terrorism Task Force, tactical team member, crisis negotiator, M/C, bike patrol, traffic car, and canine) and promotional opportunities; our training program is progressive; there is ample opportunity for overtime; we encourage officers to be self-motivated and active in the community.
Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to:
Chief Janine L. Roberts
Westbrook Public Safety Building
570 Main St.
Westbrook, Maine 04092 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
Visit http://www.westbrookmaine.com for information about our hiring process.
The City of Westbrook is an equal opportunity employer.