Employment Opportunities



The Town of Oxford is currently accepting applications for the position of Patrol Officer.

The Patrol Officer is responsible for the protection of life and property through the enforcement of laws and ordinances, performing routine police assignments and responding to calls for assistance relayed by the dispatcher.  Prepares standard reports on arrests, investigations, and other activities.

Applicants must have; a high school diploma, passed the MCJA ALERT test, completed the current Reserve Officer Training, be 21 years of age or 20 years old with at least 60 college credit hours and possess a valid Maine driver’s license. 

Applicants must also pass a background investigation.

Applications are available at the Oxford Police Department or on the Town of Oxford website - oxfordmaine.org.

Resumes may be submitted to the Town of Oxford Human Resources, PO Box 153, Oxford, ME 04270 or email to [email protected].


The Oxford Fire/Rescue Department is accepting applications for per-diem(s) and paid per-call firefighters and or EMT’s of all levels. The Oxford Fire/Rescue Dept. is a progressive Fire/EMS service located in the western mountains of Maine responding to a sum of 800+ calls per year. Oxford Fire/Rescue has 2 per-diems assigned to the ambulance 24 hours 7 days a week. Additional 2 per-diems assigned to the Fire truck 12 hours 5 days a week. Oxford Fire/Rescue is also seeking paid per-call firefighters and EMT’s. Oxford Fire/rescue is willing to train the right candidates, local candidates preferred, out of area candidates considered. Stop by and chat with the members of the department, we will be happy to answer all questions. 

Preferred skills not mandatory

  • Maine Licensed EMT, EMT-A, or EMT-P / EMT-P preferred
  • ALS Providers must have ACLS
  • Maine Certified or Pro Board Firefighter 1 and/or II (NFPA 1001 qualifications)
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Maine Driver’s License

Apply on line or in person at:

Oxford Fire/Rescue Department
701 Main St.
Oxford, ME 04270
(207) 539-4509

[email protected]

The Town of Oxford is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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