The Most Northeastern City in the United States.

Career Opportunities

Snowplow Truck Driver

The City of Caribou is accepting applications for a full-time Snowplow Truck Driver. Applicant must have a high school diploma or equivalent; experience or trade certification in heavy truck operation or similar field; and a minimum of a Class-B Commercial Driver’s License with air brakes. Compliance with federally mandated drug screening for CDL holders is required by law.

The City of Caribou offers competitive wages and health/retirement benefits. The City of Caribou is an equal opportunity employer.

Interested parties may submit cover letter, application, and resume to Dave Ouellette at daveo@cariboumaine.org or brought to the Department of Public Works at 904 Main St in Caribou. Please, no phone calls.

POLICE OFFICER

The City of Caribou is accepting applications for a full time Police Officer.  Applicant must have a high school diploma, 200-hour police course certificate and will be required to pass the Maine Criminal Justice Academy prescribed physical aptitude test, oral examinations, physical and psychological examination and criminal background check including a polygraph examination.  Applicant must hold a valid Maine driver’s license and have an excellent driving record.  Any of the following would be a plus: Associate or Bachelor Degree in Criminal Justice (education incentive offered), Academy Blue Pin or law enforcement experience.

The Caribou Police Department operates on a 12-hour schedule-3 on/3 off and offers competitive wages with excellent health benefits.  Retirement benefit includes 25-year Maine State Retirement with no minimum age. Overtime includes regular overtime and special details, including ATV patrols; Homeland Security patrols; Bureau of Highway Safety-seatbelt, OUI, speed and distracted driving patrols; underage drinking enforcement; and others. The City of Caribou is an equal opportunity employer.

Applications are available at the Caribou Police Department and here.  For questions, please call 207-493-3301.

Please submit application, resume and cover letter to:

Chief Michael Gahagan

Caribou Police Department

25 High Street

Caribou, ME 04736

Reserve Officer

The City of Caribou is presently seeking candidates to add to its roster for Reserve Officers. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age, possess a high school diploma or GED, hold a valid Maine driver’s license with no adverse driving record, and have passed the Maine Criminal Justice Academy ALERT test. Preference will be given to candidates who have successfully completed the Maine Criminal Justice Law Enforcement Pre-Service Program. The pay rate for Reserve Officers is $14.00 per hour.

Submit application, resume and cover letter to:

Chief Michael Gahagan, Caribou Police Department, 25 High Street, Caribou, ME 04736

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