Police Sergeant

University of Maine

JOB LINK: https://umaine.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=53527&job=police-sergeant&collection=true

EducationAssociate’s Degree
SkillsDriver’s License
Law Enforcement
Military Experience
BenefitsTuition Reimbursement
Dental Insurance
Health Insurance
Vision Insurance
Disability Insurance
Position Title:
Police Sergeant (id:53527)


Police Department – OSEC

Bargaining Unit:

Salary Band/Wage Band:
$21.64 – $28.79

Orono, ME

Statement of the Job:
UMaine Police Department is now accepting applications for a police sergeant position. This is a full time permanent position within the Department at the current rate of pay and benefits as provided by the agreement between the University of Maine System and Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #100.

This classification is responsible for supervising the work of Police Officers; and performs the work of a Police Officer.

Work is primarily non-routine in nature, with the responsibility to coordinate work of sworn and non-sworn police staff on a daily basis. Incumbents understand the full scope of Police operations.

Complete Job Description

About the University:
The University of Maine is a community of more than 11,200 undergraduate and graduate students, and 2,500 employees located on the Orono campus and throughout the state. UMaine is the state land and sea grant university and maintains a leadership role as the System’s flagship university. As a result, it is dedicated to providing excellent teaching, research, and service at the university, state, and national levels.

Further information about UMaine can be found at https://umaine.edu/

The University of Maine offers a wide range of benefits for employees including, but not limited to, tuition benefits (employee and dependent), comprehensive insurance coverage including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and short and long term disability as well as retirement plan options. As a former NSF ADVANCE institution, the University of Maine is committed to diversity in our workforce and to dual-career couples.

UMaine is located in beautiful Central Maine. Many employees report that a primary reason for choosing to come to UMaine is quality of life. Numerous cultural activities, excellent public schools, safe neighborhoods, high quality medical care, little traffic, and a reasonable cost of living make the greater Bangor area a wonderful place to live.

Learn more about what the Bangor region has to offer here.

Applicants need to be a full time MCJA certified police officer with a minimum of three years of law enforcement experience, an Associate’s degree or the equivalent of 60 hours of college course work or equivalent police work/military experience, and a valid Maine driver’s license.

Classification knowledge requirements:
Customer service principles
Supervisory principles
Modern police practices and methods
Departmental procedures, rules and regulations
Effective methods of investigation
Applicable Federal and State laws, city ordinances, and laws of arrest
Street layout and geography of the University
Recordkeeping principles
Modern office equipment and practices
Computers and related software applications

Classification skill requirements:
Providing exemplary customer service
Prioritizing and assigning work
Monitoring and evaluating employees
Enforcing Federal and State laws, city ordinances, and University conduct codes
Analyzing situations quickly and objectively
Operating a police vehicle and other police related equipment
Maintaining required records and preparing reports
Using computers and related software applications
Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction

Other Information:
Materials must be submitted via “Apply For Position” below. You will need to create a profile and application; upload:

1.) a cover letter which describes your experience, interests, and suitability for the position
2.) a resume/curriculum vitae
3.) contact information for three professional references

You will also need to submit the affirmative action survey, the self-identification of disability form, and the self-identification of veteran status forms. Incomplete application materials cannot be considered. Materials received after the initial review date will be reviewed at the discretion of the University.

Search Timeline is as follows:
Review of applications to begin: Immediately
On-site interviews to begin no earlier than: February 18, 2019
Tentative start date: March 1, 2019

Positions in this class typically require: balancing, stooping, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.

Medium Work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Incumbents may be subjected to fumes, odors, dusts, gases, poor ventilation, oils, bodily fluids, extreme temperatures, inadequate lighting, workspace restrictions, and intense noises.

Appropriate background checks are required.

The University of Maine is an EEO/AA employer, and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran’s status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Sarah E. Harebo, Director of Equal Opportunity, 101 North Stevens Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469-5754, 207.581.1226, TTY 711 (Maine Relay System).

Fiscal Year (12 Months)


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