Police Chief

The Town of Gouldsboro, Maine is a small community that makes up a collection of villages: Prospect Harbor, Birch Harbor, Corea, West Gouldsboro, South Gouldsboro, Ashville, Bunkers Harbor, and Gouldsboro Point. The Town has a strong heritage in fishing and aquaculture. Population for year-round resident estimates are 1,700, but it tends to fluctuate over the summer with visitors and increased outdoor activities.

The Town is seeking a highly qualified full-time person for the role of Police Chief that will supervise 1-3 full-time or reserve officers. The ideal candidate will have a proven history of progressive transformations of an agency, including alignment with modern community policing philosophies. This is both an administrative role and requires time on the road for police coverage. The Police Chief also acts as the Town’s Animal Control Officer.

View FULL job description here: http://www.gouldsborotown.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/Police-Chief-Job-Description.pdf

Application: Complete a town application available on the website (gouldsborotown.com), resume, cover letter, one letter of recommendation, a work example of an executed transformative department policy or department plan, and salary request. Any incomplete applications will not be considered. Applications are open until the position is filled. Salary is based on experience and qualifications (see full job description for minimum and preferred requirements). Benefits are also outlined on the full job description. Please send application materials to the Town Manager at town.manager@gouldsborotown.com.