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Full-Time Patrol Officer Position

* 15K Sign on Bonus

*Advanced Vacation

Flexible Schedule

Full Benefit Package

The Town of Richmond is seeking innovative, community-oriented candidates for the position of Patrol Officer. Qualified applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalent, be of sound physical and mental health, and hold a valid Maine driver’s license. Graduate from the Maine Criminal Justice Academy preferred.

Richmond is a progressive community overlooking the Kennebec River, and home to over 3,400 residents. Tucked conveniently off the 295 corridor, Richmond hosts a plethora of established and successful businesses while still maintaining its idyllic, welcoming character. The Police Department proudly provides coverage to its citizens while also fostering relationships with the schools, businesses, and civic organizations. With its rich heritage, expansive recreational channels, and impressive business layout, Richmond is a great place in which to live, work, and play.

Pay rate commensurate with experience a benefit package including paid vacation, holiday, sick, overtime and personal days; health, dental and income protection for employee and/or family coverage, options are available. Additionally, Maine State Retirement participation, in-service training and higher education opportunities are available.

Please send resumes, training and education records, and references to: Chief, James Donnell, Richmond Police Department, 26 Gardiner Street Suite 102, Richmond, ME 04357. The Town of Richmond is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Position will remain open until filled. Please see full job listing and go to to apply.

* $2,500 after FTO, $2,500 after 1 year, $5,000 after year 2, $5,000 after year 3 (Must be certified blue pin)

*40 Hours advanced vacation time, vacation is 8 hours earned per month thereafter



This position is a full time, semi-skilled manual labor job for the Municipal Highway Department.  The position requires the operation of light to moderately heavy trucks and all truck attachments; as well as the use of several pieces of heavy equipment.  Knowledge of municipal road maintenance, vehicle repair and maintenance and OSHA regulations desirable.  Special requirements include; A or B commercial driver’s license, experience in winter road plowing and sanding and to be insurable under the Town’s vehicle insurance coverage.  A job description for this position is available at the Town Office.  The Town of Richmond offers a full range of benefits including health insurance and a retirement program. 


Please forward a letter of interest, application and resume to Cindy Cobb, Public Works Director, Town of Richmond, 26 Gardiner Street, Richmond, ME 04357 or email at:  Applications will be accepted until position is filled.  The Town of Richmond is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Part-Time Police Officer Positions

The Richmond Police Department is seeking qualified, motivated, individual for the position of Part-Time Police Officer.  Interested candidates must hold a valid Maine driver’s license and possess a high school diploma or G.E.D. certificate.  Candidates are required to successfully complete a personal interview, thorough background investigation. We offer highly competitive pay and will be based on level of Maine Criminal Justice Academy certifications and individual experience.    

Position will remain open until filled.  Inquiries and applications may be obtained from the Richmond Police Department at 26 Gardiner Street, Suite 102, Richmond, ME 04357 or online at  For more information contact James Donnell at 207-737-2615 ext. 207 or email at:

On-Call EMT/Firefighters

The Richmond Fire Department is seeking EMT’s to fill the department's on-call schedule that is broken into 12 hour blocks.  Richmond Fire Department is a paid-per-call department that answers approximately 568 calls per year for service providing EMS non-transport first responder service, as well as fire suppression, vehicle extrication, water rescue and emergency management services to a rural/suburban community of 3,400.  The department is beginning a pilot program to staff an on-call schedule that compensates $50 per 12 hour block, or $100 for 24 hours, in addition to an hourly rate of $13.00 per hour when on a call.  The department provides living quarters when on call for those that live out of town. Applications can be obtained on the town’s website or by contacting:

Required Qualifications

18 or older

Maine licensed EMT

Valid driver's license

Emergency Vehicle Operator Course

Preferred Qualifications

Firefighter I, or Basic Fire School

Basic Pump Operator Course




The Town of Richmond is an Equal Opportunity Employer



The Town of Richmond is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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