Please check back in January 1, 2014 for information
regarding our 2014 Summer Reserve Program
All candidates for Reserve Officers must
be a U.S. Citizen, a high school graduate or equivalent and vision correctable to 20/20.
Must be 21.
Applicants will also be expected to successfully complete the following:Oral Board Interview
York Police Department Reserve Officer Training
MCJA Alert Test
MCJA Physical Agility Test
Phase I MCJA 40 hour online training
Phase II MCJA 80 hour classroom instruction
Phase III 80 hour Field Evaluation ** If you have already completed any of the above requirements, please provide proof of completion along with your application.
The York Police Department takes pride in our Reserve Officer program. This opportunity provides experience to those career minded individuals to gain experience and prepare for their future. Our program seeks the highest quality individuals to fill these positions and focuses on professional performance.
Employment DescriptionThe Town of York is a coastal community in Southern Maine, encompassing (56) fifty-six square miles. York enjoys a year-round population base of 15,000 with tourist influx of 50,000 to 60,000. The town has an extensive colonial heritage and is dedicated to promoting tourism through numerous parks, several beautiful beaches, and a large harbor area.
The York Police Department is a progressive law enforcement agency of twenty-eight (28) full-time officers, fifteen (15) reserve officers, eight (8) full-time communications specialists and a support staff of four (4). Our department utilizes a progressive community policing philosophy in providing patrol, investigative, and community resource services.
The York Police Department utilizes both uniformed mountain bike and foot beat patrols for coverage of the more populated areas in York. Officers are encouraged to participate in all aspects of the agency and in many of the community related programs the department offers during the year. This allows officers to enhance their own abilities and build their resumes for future full time employment.
The York Police Department offers competitive pay, time and a half after forty hours, and pays per diem for various training courses. Applicants will attend, or have successfully competed, the Maine Criminal Justice Academy Law Enforcement Pre-Service Training. Successful completion certifies an individual as a Reserve Officer in Maine. All officers receive the opportunity to attend additional in-service training. The department pays all costs for training, uniforms and equipment necessary to perform your duties. Reserve Officers are able to work outside details at $28.00 an hour in addition to your regular assigned duties.
The York Police Department is presently seeking qualified applicants for our program. Reserve officers are employed on a 40 hour work week full time basis from June through Labor Day and on a part time basis during the remainder of the year.