The Penobscot County Sheriff’s office has anticipated  openings for both full-time and part-time correction officers.  Must be 21 years old, high school diploma or G.E.D and meet all criteria listed in application packet.  Applicant must be able to attend six consecutive (40-hour) weeks of orientation/training.  Part-time pay rate is $11.00 per hour.  Application packets are available 8 to 4 M-F at the Sheriff’s Dept., 85 Hammond St., Bangor, ME 04401 or,   online at . Applications will be accepted until 3:00 p.m., April 17, 2015.  The training classes will begin on May 25, 2015. Be sure to make note of the hiring timeline below as this office will not notify applicants of critical steps in the hiring process. It is the applicant’s responsibility to be present for testing and required oral boards. Direct your questions to Sergeant Richard Harburger at 947-4585.  EOE

IMPORTANT - Time Line:

Thank you for applying for a position of Correction Officer.   The time line for the process for the position is outlined below.  The purpose in outlining the schedule is to allow all applicants the opportunity to pre-plan the necessary events.

TEST:                        Thursday, April 23, 2015, at 0900 hrs. for last names A-I; 1100 hrs. for last names J-P; and 1300 hrs. for last names Q-Z. The test will be administered in the training room at the Sheriff’s Office, 85     Hammond Street, Bangor, ME.

 ORALBOARD #1:  Tuesday April 28, (starting at 0800 hrs.)  Penobscot  County Sheriff's Office, you should plan on about one half hour for                                   this segment. Specific times will be assigned after written test.

ADMINISTRATIVE ORAL INTERVIEW:     Monday, May 4, 2015 (0830-1600) and again on Tuesday, May 5, 2015 (0830-1100) at the Penobscot County Sheriff’s Office.  You will be scheduled and notified of the time.

Notice of Conditional Hiring to be sent by May 6, 2015.                                         


PHYSICAL:  Done at the Sheriff's Department on May 20, 2015. Applicants will be scheduled for a specific time. The physical is an examination completed by a PA.

URINALYSIS: will be completed at Work Well (Bangor) on May 21, 2015.

 Also please bring a copy of your Maine Drivers License, High School Diploma, your Social Security Card and passport (if you have one) to the first oral board if not yet provided.

 Training is scheduled to begin on May 25, 2015,  at 0700 hours.

Application for employment