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The City of Presque Isle is always looking to add to our team of talented individuals that help keep our city going. Below you will find current career opportunities as well as our official employment application. We appreciate your interest.


Police Officer

The Presque Isle Police Department has immediate openings for the position of full-time Patrol Officer.  The Presque Isle Police Department is seeking qualified, motivated, and community-oriented individuals for the position of Police Officer.
 
  • Competitive Wags! Starting pay PRE-Academy $25.41 per hour, POST-Academy starts at $26.87 per hour.
  • MePERS Special 3C Retirement Plan (25 years 2/3 no age)
  • Paid Vacation/Sick Time/Comp Time.
  • Employee and Family Health Insurance Coverage/Dental/Vision
  • Liberal Overtime
  • 2-2-3 Work Schedule
  • Take Home Cruiser
  • Latest Equipment

Individuals with honorable military experience, an Associate’s Degree or greater, or certified Maine Criminal Justice Academy graduates with current police certification are encouraged to apply.  Candidates will be required to successfully pass a background check, a medical, psychological, and polygraph examination. Candidates must also successfully pass the Maine Criminal Justice Academy Alert test as a condition of employment. 

For your invitation to become a member of this organization, please submit an application along with your resume to the Human Resources Office; 12 Second Street, Presque Isle, ME 04769. Applications can be found online at www.presqueislemaine.gov and will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found.

Firefighter/Paramedic

The City of Presque Isle is currently accepting applications for one (1) open Firefighter/Paramedic position. The Fire Department works a 42-hour work week consisting of 24 hour shifts as follows, one on, one off, one on, 5 days off.

This is an entry level Firefighting position with the City and an outstanding opportunity for a dynamic motivated professional to become a valued member of an innovative, progressive fire department. Presque Isle Fire Department serves approximately 75 square miles, with a population of roughly 9,800 nighttime residence increasing to roughly 20,000 daytime population. Successful candidates’ primary functions will be providing EMS care through 911 responses, fire suppression, airport firefighting, fire prevention, life safety inspection.

This position offers a comprehensive benefits package, including a 25 year 2/3rd no age retirement plan, wage step increases, employee and family medical health coverage, paid vacation and sick time.

QUALIFICATIONS:

 Must be at least 18 years of age.

  • Must possess a high school diploma or GED. College degree from an accredited university preferred.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Firefighter II Preferred.
  • Current Maine Paramedic License or be currently enrolled in a Paramedic program with a completion date of 12 months.
  • Current EMT or Advanced EMTs will be considered and required to obtain Paramedic License within 24 months.

For your invitation to become a member of this organization, please submit an employment application along with your resume to the Human Resources Office; 12 Second Street, Presque Isle, ME 04769. Applications can be found online at www.presqueislemaine.gov and will be accepted until suitable candidates are found.




Non-Discrimination Notice:

In complying with the letter and spirit of applicable laws, the City of Presque Isle shall not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, including transgender status or gender expression, national origin or citizenship status, age, disability, or veterans status in employment, or education. The City provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.   Questions and complaints about discrimination in any area of the City of Presque Isle should be directed to the City Manager, who can be reached at 
207-760-2785. 

Inquiries or complaints about discrimination in employment or education may also be referred to the Maine Human Rights Commission. Inquiries or complaints about discrimination in employment may be referred to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.   

Inquiries about the City's compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, and national origin; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, which prohibit discrimination on the basis of disability; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex; and the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of age, may also be referred to the Presque Isle City Manager at 207-760-2785.