LINCOLN, Maine — Scott Minckler of Northfield, Mass., will start his new job as the town’s police chief on Monday, Town Manager Lisa Goodwin said.

A sergeant in the Northfield police force, Minckler was that town’s acting police chief from 2008 to 2009 and also worked for the Massachusetts towns of Hubbardston, Chatham and Bernardston, Goodwin said.

Minckler has a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from Westfield State College and is a graduate of the Massachusetts Criminal Justice Academy, Goodwin said.

Interim Police Chief Phil Dawson will continue as the town’s fire chief.