Kennebec County Sheriff's Office
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Kennebec County Sheriff's Office

Patrol Division


The Corrections Division of the Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for the full time position of Patrol Deputy.

Kennebec County is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We encourage diversity in our workforce. Applicants will be considered on the basis of ability. All interested, qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

JOB PURPOSE:

Protects citizens by preventing crime; enforcing laws; apprehending suspects; monitoring traffic in designated areas throughout Kennebec County.

OPPORTUNITY:

Kennebec County Sheriff’s Office offers specialized training in Dive and Rescue, Canine unit, Accident Reconstruction and Major Crimes Unit. See more about our agency as www.kennebecso.com.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Required qualifications:

    Completion of the Maine Criminal Justice Academy Law Enforcement Pre-Service Training Program, High School Diploma or equivalent, knowledge of criminal and motor vehicle laws, experience and training in law enforcement or in the military.
  • Preferred qualifications:

    Completion of the Basic Law Enforcement Training Program (BLETP) at the Maine Criminal Justice Academy (or waiver for equivalent); college degree(s) or completion of Criminal Justice Program.

* If you have not already completed the Law Enforcement Pre-Service Training Program or the Basic Law Enforcement Training Program at the Maine Criminal Justice Academy (or equivalent), you must complete the Medical Examination Form below.

SALARY AND BENEFITS:

We offer a generous starting salary and lateral transfer for qualified candidates. We also offer a comprehensive and affordable benefit package which includes health and dental insurance, Income Protection Plan, MainePERS (Maine State Retirement) and multiple deferred compensation plans.

REPORTS TO:

Patrol Supervisor(s)

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Preventing crime by explaining and enforcing applicable federal, state, county, and local laws and ordinances; teaching preventative, protective, and defensive tactics; mediating disputes; patrolling assigned area; responding to notices of disturbances; conducting searches; observing suspicious activities; detaining suspects. Any additional assignments as directed by the Sheriff or his designee.


Law Enforcement Application

Medical Examination Form

Completed applications 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

Equal Opportunity Employer

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