Farmington Police Department is a well-respected, proactive, professional police department
dedicated to providing community-oriented police services in Western Central Maine. We are
looking for highly motivated, community oriented, full time police officers to join our team.
Career development opportunities are available through specialized training, specialty
assignments (Detective, SRO, FTO, DRE, traffic enforcement, and blood techs) and
promotional opportunities. We encourage officers to be self-motivated and active in the
Farmington is very unique as it is the service center/county seat. Farmington has a mixture of
properties: we protect the state university, regional hospital, regional school district,
commercial stores, nursing homes, elderly housing, government offices, residential property,
and farms. The town has areas which are very built up/congested, areas that are very rural with
limited access, and hilly terrain in areas that require our department to be very diverse in our
response preparedness. Our region offers a very progressive level B school system, (RSU9)
places to participate in outdoor recreation, including; ATV trails, hiking, biking, hunting,
fishing, and skiing. This area is a wonderful place to raise a family and be involved in the
These positions offer a comprehensive benefits package, including competitive wages, liberal
overtime opportunities, wage step increases, educational compensation, fitness and specialty
incentives, tuition reimbursement, annual clothing allowance, medical health coverage, paid
vacation and sick leave, and excellent retirement options, including Maine Public Employees
Retirement System pension, with a benefit of receiving at least 50% of average final
compensation after 20 years of service, a Deferred Compensation Plan (457(b)) and Social
Security. Applicants with experience can be laterally entered into our pay scale at the Chief’s
To be considered for this outstanding opportunity applicants must be at least 21 YOA or 20
YOA with 60 college credits, completed phase 1 and 2 of the Law Enforcement Pre-Service
training, and have passed the MCJA BLETP entrance level physical fitness test within the past
year. Out of state applicants are also encouraged to apply. Please call MCJA at 207-877-8000
to ask any questions that you may have. Candidates may be required to pass a written test, oral
board, polygraph, medical, psychological test and an extensive background check.
Please apply by sending a current resume, employment application, a copy of a passing MCJA
PAT score taken within the past 12 months, and a copy of MCJA Alert Test score. Applications
can be obtained online at Farmington-Maine.org or by contacting Deputy Chief Shane P. Cote
Thank you for your interest in our department and we look forward to hearing from YOU!
These positions will remain open until suitable candidates are found.