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Special Agent - Brownville, Maine


  • Req ID: 80564
  • Department: Corporate Risk
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Position Type: Non-Union
  • Location: Brownville Jct., Maine
  • Country: United States
  • # of Positions: 1
  • Job Grade: 5
  • Job Available to: Internal & External
  • Deadline to apply: 10/30/2020


Canadian Pacific is a transcontinental railway in Canada and the United States with direct links to major ports on the west and east coasts. CP provides North American customers a competitive rail service with access to key markets in every corner of the globe. CP is growing with its customers, offering a suite of freight transportation services, logistics solutions and supply chain expertise. Visit to see the rail advantages of CP.



The CP Police Service is accepting applications for Police Special Agent based in Brownville, ME. The CP Police Service is a railway police department which delivers Police services to the CP network. Duties include emergency response, special events policing, risk reduction operations, investigation of criminal acts, crime prevention and public safety programs.



Police Special Agents of the CP Police Service are employed by CP. CP Police Special Agents are responsible for:

  • Public Safety through enforcement and education;
  • Prevention and detection of crime;
  • Facilitate the Enforcement of Federal, State and municipal laws, statutes and by-laws;
  • Criminal and Collision investigations;
  • Emergency response to incidents and calls for service;
  • Protection of Railway assets, operations and personnel.


In addition Police Officer/Special Agents of the Canadian Pacific Police Service must:

  • Work with other Law Enforcement Agencies during investigations and in joint enforcement operations;
  • Maintain good working knowledge of relevant legislation, policies and procedures;
  • Effectively and efficiently plan, manage and prioritize workload and conduct general and directed patrols;
  • Be prepared to travel on assignments, in response to incidents and for training;
  • Possess strong communication skills;
  • Provide assistance to victims of crime;
  • Prepare comprehensive reports and prosecution files and deliver court testimony.



  • High school diploma with College or University programs an asset;
  • Must be a full-time state certified Police Officer in the state of Maine or have the ability to transfer police certification in accordance with Maine standards;
  • Knowledge of the U.S. Criminal Justice System;
  • This position is considered ‘on-call’ and the successful applicant must be willing to attend to incidents after normal working hours;
  • Must have a clear criminal record;
  • Must acquire a passport upon hiring;
  • Must pass extensive background and financial/credit checks;
  • Ability to pass medical examination and drug test;
  • Meet vision standards of uncorrected vision acuity of at least 20/40, corrected visual acuity of 20/30 with normal color vision;
  • Meet minimum hearing requirements;
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license for the state in which they are employed;
  • Must be qualified in First Aid, CPR and AED;
  • Community involvement would be an asset;
  • Basic computer skills;
  • Must be able to meet CPPS Firearms and Use of Force Standards.



  • Flexible and competitive benefits package
  • Employer Funded Retirement Plan
  • Employee Share Purchase Plan
  • Performance Incentive Program 
  • Annual Fitness Subsidy
  • Part-time Studies Program



As an employer with national presence, the possibility does exist that the location of your position may be changed based on organizational requirements.


Medical Requirements:
CP is committed to the safety and health of its employees and the general public.  This position is considered a safety sensitive position; all new hires will be required to complete a pre-employment medical evaluation that includes a vision, hearing, drug screening and pre-employment physical along with a psych exam.


Background Investigation:

The successful candidate will need to successfully complete the following clearances:   

  • Criminal history check
  • Education verification
  • Last 7 years of employment history
  • Last 3 years of driving history
  • Social Security number verification


Management Conductor Program:

Becoming a qualified conductor or locomotive engineer is the single best way for a management employee to learn the business at CP. You may be required to obtain a certification or to maintain your current certification/qualification as a conductor or locomotive engineer.


CP is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, inclusive of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. 

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