Employment

Welcome to the Wells Police Department employment resource where you can find out more about becoming one of Wells' finest.

Opportunities
The Wells Police Department employs 23 sworn full time police officers, 5 dispatchers, and 1 animal control officer. We put additional personnel on in the busy summer months; this includes 10 reserve officers and 4 reserve dispatchers. The first few years on the job exposes the officer to many different aspects of modern police work. Through additional training and experience, the officer can develop advanced skills in a variety of specialty areas including:
  • Community Policing
  • Field Training Officer
  • Firearms Instructor
  • School Resource Officer
  • Crime Prevention
  • Detectives
  • Drug Investigations
  • Evidence Technician
  • Police K-9
  • Communications (Dispatch)

Additional Employment Resources
If you would like more information from a member of our recruiting team, feel free to contact the Police Department. Have your questions about current job opportunities answered by the Town of Wells Human Resource Director. Fill out our Employment Application.