Job Opening: Full-Time Dispatcher


Buxton Police Department – Full Time Dispatcher


The Town of Buxton has an immediate opening for a highly motivated; community oriented full time Dispatcher.  Qualified candidates must be 18 years of age, Associate Degree in Communications, Criminal Justice, Computer Science or related field, or a combination of relevant training and experience is desirable.  Preference is given to graduates of the Terminal Operator’s Certification and Emergency Medical Dispatch (EMD) courses through the Maine Criminal Justice Academy (MCJA).

Candidates must have no criminal or adverse traffic record and will be required to pass a polygraph, medical, psychological tests and an extensive background check.

The Town of Buxton has a year-round population of approximately 8,034 and has been identified as a “bedroom community” for the greater Portland area.  The Buxton Police Department provides 24-hour coverage, 7 days a week and is actively engaged in the community.  We are a small, energetic, community-oriented police department focused on professionalism and “esprit de corps”.

Interested candidates should submit an application for employment, cover letter, resume and five (5) references.  Applications are available at the Buxton Police Department, 185 Portland Road, Buxton, Maine 04093 during normal business hours or on our website  This posting will remain open until positions are filled.

The Town of Buxton is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  EEO

Company Info                                                                            Other Info

Town of Buxton                                                                          Post on Site:                      7/27/2018 until Filled

185 Portland Road                                                                     Categories:                        Government

Buxton, Maine 04093                                                                                                             Municipal

York County                                                                                                                              Other

                                                                                                         Job Type:                            Regular

                                                                                                         Full / Part Time:              Full Time

                                                                                                         Salary:                                Hourly Wage

                                                                                                                                                      Between $21.35 to $25.95

Education Requirements                                                    

High School Diploma or GED equivalent



A strong employee benefits plan

Wages and benefits are competitive

Prior years of experience may be transferable for pay purposes

Contact Information

Troy A. Cline                                                                                Chief of Police

Buxton Police Department                                                      207-929-6612

185 Portland Road                                                           

Buxton, Maine 04093


How to Apply: E-Mail, Regular Mail, In person.