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 $14.86 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. A high school diploma or equivalency is required as well as the Alert Test at the Maine Criminal Justice Academy and Physical Fitness Test at Kennebec County. Successful candidates will attend an intensive onsite 6-week training program.

To apply for the position, applicants must complete the following:

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 will be scheduled once all documents are completed and submitted to KC HR.

Corrections Applications may be downloaded by clicking here.

Medical Examination Forms may be downloaded by clicking here.

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