Job Posting- SRO/Patrol Deputy


Hermon and Orrington

Hours: Full-Time, Non-exempt (hourly)

Pay Scale: $22.21-$27.16 (current)

$24.21-$29.16 (effective 10/2/2022)

POSTING DATE: July 27, 2022

CLOSING DATE: August 10, 2022

How to Apply

You may pick up an application in person at 97 Hammond Street, Bangor ME, Human Relations Office or on our website at

Submit completed application to or:

Penobscot County

Attn: Human Relations

97 Hammond Street

Bangor, ME 04401

Job Description

The Penobscot County Sheriff’s Office is seeking applicants for two School Resource Officers/Patrol Deputies. School Resource Officers provide law enforcement and police services to the school and school grounds. SROs maintain a close partnership with school administrators, staff, students, and parents, in order to provide a safe school environment. SROs will be visible within the school community, attend and participate in school functions, build working relationships with the school’s staff as well as with student and parent groups. SROs will assist school administrators in emergency crisis planning and building school security plans.

Patrol Deputies are responsible for the enforcement of Maine State Laws and the maintenance of the public’s safety and security. Work includes patrolling assigned areas, maintaining assigned equipment, and general law enforcement responsibilities. A Deputy’s work requires strength in public relations and maintaining a high standard of professionalism. Work is performed under general supervision.


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, and 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.

Minimum Qualifications:

1. Preference will be given to Academy certified candidates (full or part-time)

2. Minimum 21 years of age.

3. High School Diploma/G.E.D.

4. Successful completion of departmental testing, screening, and oral boards.

5. Must successfully pass a full criminal and motor vehicle background check.

6. Must have a valid motor vehicle driver’s license.

7. Successfully complete physical assessment.


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 provides equal opportunity to all qualified employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.