Job Posting - Corrections Officer **$2,000 Sign-on Bonus
**$2,000 Sign-on Bonus- New Hires only (rehires are not eligible)- $1,000 paid out after completion of 3 months, remaining $1,000 paid out after 6 months*
Job Title: Corrections Officer
Hours: Part-Time and Full-Time
FLSA Status : Non-exempt (hourly)
Department: Sheriff’s Office - Corrections
Pay Scale: $20.95-$26.48/hour
POSTING DATE: January 1, 2023
CLOSING DATE: Until positions are filled
HOW TO APPLY: Submit application to:
Attn: Human Resources
97 Hammond Street
Bangor, ME 04401
Applications can be found at: https://www.penobscot-county.net/employment or the Administration Office located on the 1st floor of the County Administration Building, 97 Hammond Street or by calling (207) 942-8535 x2200
The Penobscot County Sheriff’s Office is seeking Full-Time and Part-Time Correction Officers. You must be 19 years old, possess a high school diploma or G.E.D, and meet all criteria listed in the application packet and the entrance standards for the Basic Corrections Training Program located on the Maine Criminal Justice Academy's website. Applicant must be able to attend eight (8), paid, 40-hour weeks of orientation/training.
Penobscot County offers health, dental, life & AD&D and vision insurance for its full-time employees as well as paid holidays, sick leave, and vacation (pay based on length of service). Flexible spending accounts for health and dependent care, cancer, short-term/long term disability plans. Employees have access to an employee gym. Penobscot County participates in the Maine State Retirement System and offers a 457(b) program.
This is an investigative and protective services work whether full time or part time or in reserve capacity, involving custody, security, discipline, and rehabilitation of persons committed to a correctional facility. Work includes monitoring inmate behavior, directing and overseeing inmate activities, enforcing inmate discipline, and preparing incident reports. Work is performed under general supervision.
1. Minimum 19 years of age.
2. High School Diploma/G.E.D.
3. Able to be successfully trained and certified as a Corrections Officer by the Maine Criminal Justice Academy.
1. Successfully pass a full personal, criminal, and motor vehicle background check.
2. Successfully complete physical assessment based on the Departmental Functional Job Description
3. Successfully complete a Polygraph
4. Successfully pass pre-employment drug screening
Penobscot County is an EEOC employer