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Corrections Officer - York County Sheriff's Office

Start Date: January 05, 2024 | End Date: July 03, 2024
County: York County
Job Type: Public Safety - Corrections


York County Sheriff’s Office is seeking Full-Time Corrections Officers to work in the county correctional facility in Alfred, Maine. Correctional Officers are responsible for providing high quality direct supervision, custody and care of inmates.

York County is seeking individuals who are at least 18 years of age, have a clean background record, and attend the Basic Correctional Academy (5-week course). Applicants are hired and paid while attending the academy.

A more detailed job description is available on the York County Government website:

Interested applicants can apply electronically via or by completing an application downloaded from the county website:

Applications should be submitted to: York County Government, Human Resource Department, 45 Kennebunk Road, Alfred, ME 04002.

Pay: Starting Pay FT $18.67/hr plus $3.00/hr ARPA = $21.67 hourly with Shift Differentials (once certified): $3.00/hr 12:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.; $2.00/hr 4:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.; $2.00/hr weekend differential. Additional Compensation for those applicants with more than 1 year experience in Corrections and a current Maine certificate.

For more information contact: Doreen Staples (207) 459-2314

York County Government is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected Veteran Status.