The Penobscot County Sheriff’s office has anticipated openings for full time and part-time correction officers.  Must be 20 years old, high school diploma or G.E.D and meet all criteria listed in application packet.  Applicant must be able to attend eight (8) 40-hour weeks of orientation/training.  Part-time pay rate is $12.00 per hour.  Application packets are available 8 to 4 M-F at the Sheriff’s Office, 85 Hammond St., Bangor, ME 04401 or, online at . Direct your questions to Sergeant Richard Harburger at 947-4585.  EOE

Before the Penobscot County Sheriff’s Office can accept an application for employment as a corrections officer, the applicant must have passed the ALERT Test. The ALERT Examination is offered at the Maine Criminal Justice Academy in Vassalboro on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month. To make an appointment to take the exam please call (207)877-8000. Applicants must bring with them a government issued picture identification such as a drivers license and the $50.00 fee. If paying with cash, please bring the correct amount. If paying with check, please bring a check for $50.00 made payable to “Treasurer, State of Maine”. Applicants should arrive at 8:15 AM, 15 minutes prior to the start of the exam at 8:30 AM. Anyone arriving after the exam has started will be asked to reschedule. No electronic devices such as cell phones or cameras will be allowed in the testing room.  Please see the Maine Criminal Justice Academy's home page at: for a schedule of alert testing dates.






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