Job Openings, Job Guide & Job Applications
The City of Biddeford complies with the U.S Federal Guidelines regarding proof of work eligibility.
United States federal law requires that all employers, including the City of Biddeford, require job applicants to provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States of America.
Acceptable forms of proof include:
- A U.S. Passport
- Certificate of U.S. Citizenship (INS form N-560 or N-561)
- U.S. Social Security Card
- Certificate of Naturalization
- Alien Registration Receipt Card With Photograph (INS Form I-131 or I-551)
- A Voter's Registration Card
For more information, contact the U.S Department of Justice, Immigration and Naturalization Service.
Equal Opportunity Employer
The City of Biddeford is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to
- Genetic data
- National origin
- Political affiliation
- Sexual orientation
- Veteran status
- Other legally protected status
The City of Biddeford, an Equal Opportunity Employer, currently has an immediate opening for the position of Patrol Officer. The Biddeford Police Department is a progressive law enforcement agency, and offers an excellent wage and benefits package. Lateral entry up to the 10-year pay step ($35.18 per hour) is available to qualified candidates. Pay range starts at $29.50 per hour for a 42 hour work week (8.5 hour shifts; 4 days on with 2 days off).
Qualified candidates must hold a valid Maine driver’s license at the time of employment. The minimum requirement is successful completion of the ALERT exam. Preference may be given to graduates of the MCJA basic school as well as graduates of the pre-service school or those with college degrees. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age, have no criminal or adverse traffic record and must pass a physical agility test, human resource profile assessment and a polygraph examination.
Guide & Application
Emergency Communications Dispatcher
The City of Biddeford, an Equal Opportunity Employer, currently has an immediate opening for the position of Emergency Communications Dispatcher. A dispatcher position involves call handling of emergency and routine communications. Employee is responsible for the receipt and processing of emergency calls through the 9-1-1 system and the dispatching of the appropriate emergency response unit.
The person selected for this position must remain calm in emergency situations, be able to communicate clearly over the telephone and two-way radio, and have a demonstrated typing skill of 40 words per minute minimum. Preference will be given to those candidates who have been certified by the State of Maine in the operation of N.L.E.T.S. and METRO systems and are Emergency Medical Dispatcher certified.
The City of Biddeford Police Department is a progressive law enforcement agency and offers excellent wages, benefits, and work environment. Lateral entry up to the 10-year pay step ($31.57 per hour) is available to qualified candidates. Starting pay range is $27.05 per hour. Must be available to work nights, holidays and weekends.
Applications are available during normal business hours at the Police Headquarters
39 Alfred Street
Biddeford, ME 04005
You may also access the dispatcher application online (PDF).
Auxiliary Traffic Control Personnel (ATCP)
The City of Biddeford, an Equal Opportunity Employer, has immediate openings for an ATCP member. Auxiliary Traffic Control Personnel (ATCP) are responsible for directing vehicular and/or pedestrian traffic as incidents develop throughout the city, as determined by the competent authority. The work involves extended traffic and/or pedestrian direction in order to relieve patrol officers/firefighters, so they can tend to other police/fire functions and public safety needs. ATCP will use their privately-owned vehicle (POV) or the ATCP van to respond to scenes. Specific work instructions and schedules are directed by the C.O.P.E. unit supervisor.
- Must maintain a registered, inspected, and insured vehicle to respond to and use during assigned incidents and functions;
- Must be 18 years of age or older;
- Must successfully pass a thorough criminal history and background check;
- Must have a valid Maine Driver’s License;
- Must be a U.S. citizen and a Maine resident.
Guide & Application
If you are interested in becoming a member of the ATCP team, please view the ATCP Informational Guide. For more information, call Sergeant Steven Gorton at (207) 282-5127.
Community Service Officer (CSO)
The City of Biddeford, an Equal Opportunity Employer, currently has immediate openings for the position of Community Service Officer. Community Service Officers perform a variety of assistance services to the public in a variety of locations within the city on behalf of the police department.
The assistance includes, but is not limited to; responding to citizen concerns and gathering information, responding to “cold” complaints in the field that do not have the potential for the suspect(s) to still be on the scene, providing traffic control at accident and fire scenes, and/or aiding a sworn officer at a crime scene. The position will include community policing of the downtown business district.
The work schedule is comprised of a non-traditional schedule and hours. This is a part-time position consisting of 20 hours per week. The Community Service Officer adheres to department guidelines and policies. The pay rate for the Community Service Officer position is $20 per hour.
- Possess a high school diploma or G.E.D. with a preference of postsecondary education.
- Must be at least 18 years of age and possess a valid driver’s license.
- Must be able to pass a thorough background check with no criminal convictions, be of good moral character, and pass polygraph and medical evaluations.
- Maintain a satisfactory level of fitness (physical, mental and technical) to complete assigned tasks.
- Occasionally involves working in adverse or inclement weather conditions, exposure to high noise levels, dealing with distraught or difficult individuals, attending meetings or activities outside normal working hours and occasional response to emergency conditions during off-hours.
Guide & Application