Knox County Jail
Per Diem Corrections Officers
The County of Knox has an ongoing need and is therefore currently accepting applications for per diem Corrections Officers for the Knox County Jail. Applicants must be high school graduates or equivalent, have no criminal record and be in good health. Applicants must have successfully completed the Basic Corrections Officer Training Program of the MCJA or have the willingness to do so, and have a valid Maine driver’s license. Applicants will be required to pass a written exam, the standard MCJA physical assessment, a polygraph exam, an oral board, and an extensive criminal and motor vehicle background check. Applicants will also need to have taken the ALERT test through the MCJA (see the application form for more details). The salary for per diem corrections officers is $15.24/hr. This position works on an on-call, as needed basis; however, applicants who have other jobs or obligations will be able to specify the time frames that they are available.
Application forms and job descriptions are available at the County Administrator’s office, located on the ground floor of the Knox County Courthouse, 62 Union St. in Rockland, and are also available on the County’s website: www.knoxcountymaine.gov. Applications must be received by the County Administrator’s Office with original signatures; faxed or emailed applications will not be accepted. Resumes alone will also not be accepted. Any relevant certifications or training certificates must be submitted with your application.
The County reserves the right to reject any and all applications and to select the most qualified applicant(s).
An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/H
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