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Marine Patrol Officer

Augusta, Maine, United States
Full-time

CODE: 9501 PAY GRADE: 20 PAY RATE: $22.45 - $28.95*

*Salary includes a $0.85 per hour Market Pay Adjustment.

JOB DESCRIPTION: This is investigative and protective services work involving the enforcement of marine resource conservation law, rules, regulations, and other laws within the jurisdiction of the Maine Marine Patrol. Responsibilities include patrolling an assigned coastal area by land and aboard patrol vessels, protecting marine resources, coastal property, and the public; enforcing applicable laws; and investigating complaints and incidents.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

In order to qualify, you must:

+ have a high school diploma or equivalent;

+ be at least 21 years old by the time of appointment to the Maine Criminal Justice Academy -OR- can be only 20 years old and have completed an associate's Degree or 60 credit hours of post-secondary education.

+ have successfully passed the Maine Criminal Justice Academy's ALERT examination; (see below for scheduling)

+ have successfully passed the Maine Criminal Justice Academy's Physical Fitness Test (PFT) within the past year; (see below for scheduling)

+ Candidate must have no criminal or extensive motor vehicle record. Proof of age (e.g. legible copy of birth certificate or driver's license) and a copy of your high school diploma or equivalent MUST accompany your application.

+ have or be able to obtain a valid Maine Class C motor vehicle operator's license;

+ be willing to locate anywhere within the State of Maine.

+ MPOs are responsible for identifying buoy colors in order to work cases and testify in court proceedings.

Important notes:

+ You must attach within the application:

+ proof of age (copy of birth certificate or driver's license);

+ a copy of your high school diploma or GED certificate;

+ a letter from the Maine Criminal Justice Academy showing your ALERT examination score;

+ a letter from the Maine Criminal Justice Academy showing your Physical Fitness Test (PFT) results (date of test must be within a year of the closing date of this posting).

+ If you are only age 20, you must attach within the application proof of your Associate's Degree or completed 60 credit hours of post-secondary education.

FAILURE TO PROVIDE ANY OF THESE MATERIALS WILL RESULT IN FAILURE OF THE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS.

TESTING AND EVALUATION PROCESS:

GENERAL INFORMATION: Because of the responsibilities and authority of a Marine Patrol Officer, the examination process is extensive, thorough, and time consuming. This process is conducted by the Department of Marine Resources. The examination process involves multiple evaluation phases including a Physical Fitness Test (PFT) and the Alert Test to be administered by the Maine Criminal Justice Academy (MCJA) in Vassalboro, Maine. Applicants must contact MCJA at (207) ###-#### in order to schedule the Alert Test and PFT. The Alert Test is held at the Academy generally during the 1st and 3rd weeks of each month. A minimum passing score of 37 is required. The PFT is also generally held during the 1st and 3rd weeks of each month. Applicants must score in the 40th percentile or above based on the Cooper Standards. Results of the Alert Test and PFT must accompany your application package (see application information). A Screening Interview will be held at the Department of Marine Resources in Augusta.

The Department of Marine Resources reserves the right to use any other selection devices necessary in order to identify those candidates who are most qualified

AUTOMATIC DISQUALIFIERS:

+ Have been found guilty of murder or any crime classified in Maine as a Class A, Class B, or Class C crime (any Felony) or a conviction for any equivalent crime in another jurisdiction outside the State of Maine;

+ Have been found guilty of any crime classified in Maine law as a Class D crime (misdemeanor with a maximum possible term of imprisonment of less than one year) or a conviction for any equivalent crime in another jurisdiction outside the State of Maine;

+ Have been found guilty of any of the following provisions of the Maine Criminal Code or a conviction for any equivalent crime in another jurisdiction outside the State of Maine:

* Chapter 15 (Theft);

* Chapter 19 (Falsification in Official Matters);

* Chapter 25 (Bribery and Corrupt Practices); or

* Chapter 45 (Drugs);

+ Must not have engaged in any conduct that is penalized in the State of Maine as Murder, Class A, Class B, Class C, or Class D crime, or any provision of the Maine Criminal Code, Chapters 15, 19, 25, or 45; or engaged in such conduct in another jurisdiction outside the State of Maine, unless that conduct is not punishable as a crime under the laws of that jurisdiction;

+ Have been found guilty of any crime that is a violation of the domestic abuse provisions of any state or federal statutes.

+ Have been found guilty of operating-under-the-influence (O.U.I.) of intoxicating liquor and/or drugs within the 10 years prior to application;

+ Have been adjudicated to have committed a 0.02 violation within the ten (10) years prior to application;

+ Illegally sold scheduled drugs or drugs which require a prescription;

+ Engaged in illegal drug use beyond what is considered as experimental;

+ Are currently abusing drugs or alcohol; or

+ Falsify or misrepresent a material fact when interviewed during the Background Investigation, or the Polygraph Examination, or on the Pre-polygraph questionnaire.

APPLICANT EXAMINATION PROCESS: Because of the responsibilities and authority of a Marine Patrol Officer, the examination and selection process is extensive and thorough. The complete testing process consists of multiple evaluation phases.

+ ALERT TEST: Applicants must take and pass the ALERT Test prior to applying to the Department of Marine Resources for the position of Marine Patrol Officer. The Alert Test may be scheduled by calling the Maine Criminal Justice Academy at (207) ###-####. There is a $50 fee for this test. Testing is generally scheduled for during the first and third weeks of every month at MCJA in Vassalboro. This test must meet MCJA's minimum passing score for entrance into the Basic Law Enforcement Training Program. Test Questions are multiple choice and fall within the categories of Writing Skills and Reading Comprehension.

+ PHYSICAL FITNESS TEST (PFT): Applicants must take and pass the PFT prior to applying to the Department of Marine Resources for the position of Marine Patrol Officer. The PFT may be scheduled by calling the Maine Criminal Justice Academy at (207) ###-####. There is a $35 fee for this test. Testing is generally scheduled during the first and third weeks of the month at MCJA in Vassalboro. The PFT is a pass/fail test. The PFT consists of three events: a one minute timed push-up test, a one minute timed sit-up test, and a 1.5 mile run. Standards for successful completion of the PFT are available at the following url:

+ MUST ATTACH YOUR PFT AND ALERT SCORE SHEETS to your application

+ .APPLICATION EVALUATION: Completed applications received at the Department of Marine Resources will be held in order to be considered for the next screening interviews. Applications are reviewed to verify that each candidate meets the established minimum requirements listed on the Career Opportunity Bulletin. Applicants who do not meet these requirements are disqualified from further consideration as candidates.

+ SCREENING INTERVIEW: To be held at a date to be determined (Generally May and October)All applicants successfully meeting the Minimum Requirements and passing the Alert Test and PFT will be scheduled for a Screening Interview. The Screening Interview is a structured interview that evaluates applicant's skills in the areas of Commitment & Independence; Judgment & Logic; Decision Making/ Decisiveness; Tact & Diplomacy; and Communication Skills. The Screening Interview is based on a scoring system of zero to four, with zero being unsatisfactory and four being outstanding. Applicants must obtain a final converted score of 80 or higher to continue on in the testing process. The Screening Interview counts as 100% of the final score and will determine the ranking structure of the Employment Register

+ EMPLOYMENT REGISTER: To be established upon completion of the Screening Interview. Applicants who successfully pass all phases of the examination process will be placed on an Employment Register for this classification. Candidates remain active on this register for six (6) months beginning on the date that the register is finalized. Names will be drawn from this register for INTERVIEWS as positions become open.

+ NOTE: Each component of the Marine Patrol Direct Hire examination process must be completed successfully. Failure to successfully complete any component will result in disqualification from further consideration.

Employment is contingent upon the outcomes of a background check, polygraph examination, psychological examination, medical examination, and swim test. After a final interview, a job offer is made.

Conditions of Employment

A new Maine Marine Patrol Officer or trainee must:

+ Successfully complete a 18 week training program provided at the Maine Criminal Justice Academy.

+ Successfully complete advanced Marine Patrol in-house training.

+ Satisfactorily complete a 45 day field training program within the first 6 months of employment.

Note:It is important to remember that MPO's work out of their homes and are on call 24 hours a day while on duty status. In addition, MPOs work weekends and at times are required to work extended hours. The hours and nature of the environment to which officers must subject themselves can effect family and social activities. Although the nature of the work is demanding and often challenging, the rewards acquired in this type of work can be substantial.

The Maine Department of Marine Resources is looking for highly-motivated, self-initiated individuals to fill vacant patrol positions along the coast of Maine.

For more information, please contact Pilot Steve Ingram.at 207-###-####

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER

Value of State's share of Employee's Retirement: 19.97% of pay

Value of State-paid Dental Insurance: $13.13 biweekly

Value* of State-paid Health Insurance:

Level 1: 100% State Contribution (employee pays nothing): $427.57 biweekly

Level 2: 95% State Contribution (employee pays 5%): $406.19 biweekly

Level 3: 90% State Contribution (employee pays 10%): $384.81 biweekly

Level 4: 85% State Contribution (employee pays 15%): $363.43 biweekly

Be as complete as possible in describing education, training, and work experience (paid and unpaid) on your resume. Additional documents can be attached. Please include results of the Alert Test and Physical Fitness Test, birth certificate or driver's license, copy of high school diploma or equivalent as well as proof of licensing/regristration/certification, etc.

Office located in the Marquardt Building on 32 Blossom Lane in Augusta

Please direct all inquiries to Marine Patrol Pilot Supervisor, Steve Ingram at 207-###-####

PLEASE KEEP A COPY OF YOUR APPLICATION MATERIALS. WE ARE UNABLE TO PROVIDE COPIES OF SUBMITTED MATERIALS.

The State of Maine is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

Qualified women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
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TASKS

  • Operate office machines, such as photocopiers and scanners, facsimile machines, voice mail systems, and personal computers.
  • Answer telephones, direct calls, and take messages.
  • Communicate with customers, employees, and other individuals to answer questions, disseminate or explain information, take orders, and address complaints.
  • Maintain and update filing, inventory, mailing, and database systems, either manually or using a computer.

SKILLS

  • Reading ComprehensionUnderstanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Active ListeningGiving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • WritingCommunicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • SpeakingTalking to others to convey information effectively.

KNOWLEDGE

  • Administration and ManagementKnowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
  • ClericalKnowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.
  • Customer and Personal ServiceKnowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • English LanguageKnowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
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