Continuous Recruitment in Anticipation of Future Vacancies
The University of Maine Police Department is seeking qualified candidates to fill full-time and temporary part-time positions in the Communications Division. Work schedule will vary and will include day, evening, midnight, weekend and holiday work.
Employee operates a variety of communication systems for an enhanced 911 Operations Center. Information is often confidential, sensitive, and time-sensitive and must be prioritized. Judgment must be used in answering verbal communications regarding rules and regulations; discretion is often used to determine and interpret an appropriate course of action.
The University of Maine is a community of more than 11,200 undergraduate and graduate students, and 2,500 employees located on the Orono campus and throughout the state. UMaine is the state land and sea grant university and maintains a leadership role as the System’s flagship university. As a result, it is dedicated to providing excellent teaching, research, and service at the university, state, and national levels.
Further information about UMaine can be found at https://umaine.edu/
The University of Maine offers a wide range of benefits for employees including, but not limited to, tuition benefits (employee and dependent), comprehensive insurance coverage including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and short and long term disability as well as retirement plan options. As a former NSF ADVANCE institution, the University of Maine is committed to diversity in our workforce and to dual-career couples.
UMaine is located in beautiful Central Maine. Many employees report that a primary reason for choosing to come to UMaine is quality of life. Numerous cultural activities, excellent public schools, safe neighborhoods, high quality medical care, little traffic, and a reasonable cost of living make the greater Bangor area a wonderful place to live.
Learn more about what the Bangor region has to offer here.
A Certified Terminal Operator's license and one year of experience in an Emergency Operations Communications Center preferred. Successful candidate must have the ability to obtain the Certified Terminal Operator's certificate at the Maine Criminal Justice Academy and the Emergency Medical Dispatch certification with the State of Maine within one year of being hired, if not currently certified. Candidates will be required to complete a series of testing including written and oral examinations, a psychological interview, a background investigation, a physical and a polygraph test.
Successful applicant must show previous demonstrated ability and knowledge of Microsoft Office including Word, Access, and Excel. Strong written and verbal communication skills, judgment and initiative, excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, the ability to work independently, and superior customer service skills are required. The successful candidate must be able to function well under pressure with adverse stimulation and handle potentially life-threatening situations. Individuals must be highly motivated.
Materials must be submitted via "Apply For Position" below. You will need to create a profile and application; upload
1.) a cover letter which describes your experience, interests, and suitability for the position
2.) a resume/curriculum vitae
3.) contact information for three professional references.
4.) additional documents would include proof of CTO & EMD certifications
You will also need to complete the affirmative action survey, the self-identification of disability form, and the self-identification of veteran status forms. Incomplete application materials cannot be considered. Materials received after the initial review date will be reviewed at the discretion of the University.
The successful applicant is subject to appropriate background screening and a post offer physical.
The University of Maine is an EEO/AA employer, and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran’s status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Sarah E. Harebo, Director of Equal Opportunity, 101 North Stevens Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469-5754, 207.581.1226, TTY 711 (Maine Relay System).