The Penobscot County Sheriff’s office has immediate openings for 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., September 22, 2014.  The training classes will begin on November 17, 2014. 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


 Timeline for Correctional Officer Hiring Process


TO:                  Correction Officer Applicants           

FROM :           Richard Harburger, Sergeant

DATE:                        09/04/2014

SUBJECT:      Correctional Officer Hiring Process


                                                APPLY BY 09/22/2014

 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, September 25, 2014, 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:  Thursday, October 2, 2014, (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:     Tuesday, October 7, 2014  (0900-1600) and again on Friday, October 10, 2014 (0900-1200) at the Penobscot County Sheriff’s Office.  You will be scheduled and notified of the time.

 Notice of Conditional Hiring to be sent by October 10, 2014        


 PHYSICAL:  Done at the Sheriff's Department on Friday. Applicants will be scheduled for a specific time. The physical is an examination completed by a doctor.

Also please bring a copy of your Maine Drivers License, High School Diploma, & your Social Security Card to the first oral board if not yet provided.

 Training is scheduled to begin on November 17, 2014 at 0700 hours.

Again, if you have any problems or concerns with this schedule, please contact me through the Sheriff's Department at extension #1170.               


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