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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES: POLICE DEPT., TRANSFER STATION - UPDATED 9/13/18

September 23, 2018

FULL TIME POLICE OFFICER -The Town of Freeport is accepting applications for the position of full time police officer.

Freeport is a coastal community of about 8000 residents with a strong retail base, including L.L. Bean. The police department includes 14 full time officers, full time marine patrol, 2 part time officers, clerical staff, and seasonal parking enforcement personnel.

REQUIREMENTS:
• Applicants must be at least 21 years of age and have no adverse driving record. Applicants must hold a valid Maine drivers license at the time of employment.
• The minimum requirement for the position is the successful completion of all phases of the Maine Law Enforcement Pre-Service Training Program.
• All applicants will be required to pass a physical agility test (MCJA Standards).

Candidates having an Associate’s Degree or a combination of relevant training and experience will have an advantage. Preference may be given to graduates of the MCJA Basic Law Enforcement Training Program.
An extensive background investigation, including psychological, polygraph, and medical examinations will be part of the process.
The department offers a competitive salary and benefit package for full time employment. Experience, education, and training factor into the wage considerations for officers.

Applications are available at: Freeport Police Department, 16 Main St, Freeport, ME 04032 or on the town’s web site: www.freeportmaine.com
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Applications can be returned to the above address. Applications and other applicable documents can also be emailed to Chief Susan Nourse at snourse@freeportmaine.com

The Town of Freeport is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Posted 12 September 2018


SEASONAL PARKING ENFORCEMENT- The Freeport Police Department is seeking personnel for parking enforcement.

The job requires walking, an ability to work with the public, and working in all types of weather. Parking enforcement personnel work from 10 am to 5 pm seven days a week, dividing the work days between two or three people. They enforce parking in the downtown village area of Freeport. These positions begin in May and extend to early December, weather permitting. Please complete an employment application (attached at right) , sending it the address below or via email.
EOE

Susan B. Nourse, Chief
Freeport Police Department
16 Main Street
Freeport, ME 04032
207-865-4800/206
207-865-2901 (fax)
snourse@freeportmaine.com


FREEPORT TRANSFER STATION - FILL-IN ATTENDANT
The Town of Freeport has an opening for a back up Transfer Station Attendant. This position would be available to fill in for vacations and sick days. Job involves assisting the public with their trash/recyclable material and sorting this material. Manual labor, frequent lifting and bending are all part of the job. No experience is necessary. Skid steer/forklift experience and computer experience a plus. Must be at least 18 years old and have a valid Maine Drivers License. High School diploma or equivalent required.

This position is not benefit eligible. Pay is $12 per hour.
Ideal candidate will:
• Want to work in a fast paced, team environment
• Be able to work outdoors in all types of weather (20% inside/80% outside)
• Have interpersonal skills relating to good customer service
• Be able to lift up to 75 pounds and stand for an 8 hour shift
• Have a positive attitude

Applications are available on the town's website www.freeportmaine.com (attached at right) or at the Transfer Station, 100 Hedgehog Mt Road.
Completed applications may be emailed to jhawley@freeportmaine.com .
EOE

Or mailed to:
Town of Freeport
Transfer Station Attendant
30 Main Street
Freeport, ME 04032