The City of Bath has an immediate opening for the position of full-time Police Officer. The Bath Police Department is a progressive community oriented law enforcement agency with a staff of 25, including 19 Police Officers. The department serves a community of approximately 9,000 permanent residents in Bath, a service center community for surrounding Midcoast towns. The City of Bath is also the home of Bath Iron Works shipbuilding, located on the banks of the Kennebec River.
Qualifications: High school graduate, at least 21 years of age, valid driver’s license and a good driving record. Ability to pass an in-depth background check, psychological/polygraph exams and a physical agility test. All new employees are required to live within 30 minutes driving time of the City limits within 6 months of hire. Applicants must pass the Maine Criminal Justice Academy (MCJA) ALERT test with a minimum score of 45 (prior to the hiring process). Appointments may be made to take the ALERT test by calling the MCJA at (207) 877-8000.
Benefits: 4 day work week (permanent shifts), competitive fringe benefit package including 25 year- 2/3rds Maine State Retirement System, sick/vacation leave, college incentive pay, increased pay for lateral entry. Opportunities include Motorcycle and Bicycle Patrol Units, Honor Guard Unit, Criminal/Drug Investigation Unit and Community Involvement. Entry level pay is $811.60 per week.
To Apply: Obtain application packets from the Bath City Clerk, 55 Front Street, Bath, Me or 207-443-8332. Completed applications forms must be received at the City Clerk’s office no later than 4:30 p.m. on Friday, August 30, 2019
FMI: contact the office of the Chief of Police at 207-443-8339.
The City of Bath is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The City of Bath reserves the right to accept or reject any applications.