Maine State Trooper - Certified Officer

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Maine State Police - ALL Maine CE - Augusta, Maine

Sep 22, 2022

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Application Deadline:
Oct 15, 2022

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$54662.40 annual
Lateral Transfer:
$54662.40 annual
Top Pay:
$70,075.20 annual

Job Description

++**ATTENTION CERTIFIED LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS**++

The Maine State Police is seeking certified law enforcement officers to join our team for our NEW non-residential certified officer collegiate training program. The program is open to all in state and out of state certified officers. All new hires into this program will be commuting daily to the training venues with a state issued vehicle. If academy housing is requested accommodations will be considered.

++Eligibility Requirements for Certified Officers++

  1. Have successfully graduated from the Maine Criminal Justice Academy Basic Law Enforcement Program one (1) year prior to filing an application for employment with the Maine State Police. A comparative full time law enforcement academy for out of state certified law enforcement is acceptable pending the certification meets or exceeds the Maine Criminal Justice Academy (MCJA) graduation requirements.

  2. Have successfully completed their departments Field Training Program and be off department probation.

  3. Must be in good standing with their department and have received an annual performance evaluation that meets or exceeds performance expectations.

  4. Must successfully complete and pass the Cooper Physical Fitness standards at the 50th percentile based on age and gender.

++DIRECT HIRE++

Eligible candidates may apply for direct hire positions into one or more field troops of their choosing. They are as follows:

Southern Field Troop: York, Oxford, Cumberland, Androscoggin County

Central Field Troop: Kennebec, Lincoln, Knox, Sagadahoc, Waldo, Somerset, Franklin County

*_Northern Field Troop: *_Penobscot, Piscataquis, Washington, Hancock County

*_Troop F: *_Aroostook County

Troop G: Maine Turnpike

Troop I: Maine Interstate System

++SPECIALTY TEAMS++

Choose from a wide variety of specialty teams within one (1) year of service with the State Police. These units fall under the Special Services Division. They were formed in response to a specific and specialized need to support field and investigative operations. These units are comprised of specially selected and trained members of the Maine State Police. Deployments occur statewide and may be requested at any time by a law enforcement agency.

  • Bomb Squad
  • Member Assistance Team
  • Crowd Management Team
  • Honor Guard Team
  • Incident Management Assistance Team
  • K9
  • Motor Unit
  • Pipe & Drum Team
  • Tactical Team
  • Crisis Negotiation Team
  • Underwater Recovery Team
  • Evidence Response Team
  • Crash Reconstruction and Mapping

The application process for this initiative is open until *October 15, 2022. *

To apply please visit our website at https://www.maine.gov/dps/msp/join or call Cpl. Caleb McGary at (207) 877-8004 or via email at caleb.mcgary@maine.gov for further information.

Additional Information

Certified officers with 5 or more years experience will start at a higher step and salary.

Job Requirements

  • Age: 21
  • Education: High School Diploma or GED
  • Experience: 1 year certified law enforcement

Contact Information

Caleb McGary

Maine State Police - ALL Maine CE
1 Darcie Drive Suite 208
Augusta, Maine 04333
phone: 207-877-8004

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