Kennebec County Sheriff's Office
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Position Available

Kennebec County Sheriff's Office

Corrections Division


The Corrections Division of the Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for the position of Corrections Officer. The Kennebec County Correctional Facility has three shifts that provide 24-hour coverage. Starting pay is $15.46 per hour with an excellent benefit package as well as the opportunity for advancement.

Corrections Officers ensure a high quality correctional facility by providing for the care, custody and control of inmates with supervision in their living areas and ensuring that inmates maintain cleanliness according to established rules and regulations. Successful candidates will attend an intensive onsite 6-week training program.

A corrections application may be downloaded or printed from the link below:

Corrections Application

In addition to a completed corrections application, applicants must include:

  • A copy of high school diploma or G.E.D.

  • A copy of college degree (if applicable)

  • A certified copy of birth certificate

  • A copy of military discharge DD Form 214 – Long Form (if applicable)

A Physical Agility Test will be administered at the Kennebec County Correctional Facility as part of the hiring process. Once your application has been processed, you will be notified of the date and time of the agility test.

An interview with the Chief Deputy and a tour of the facility will be scheduled once all documents are completed and submitted to Human Resources.

Completed application packets may be mailed or hand-delivered to:

Human Resources Manager
125 State Street
Augusta, Maine 04330

Alternatively, they can be emailed to human-resources@kennebecso.com

Completed applications must be dropped off at Human Resources.
Do not bring them to the Correctional Facility.


Equal Opportunity Employer