If you’ve been looking for a career change, one that offers steady full-time employment, competitive salary, a solid benefits package, opportunity for advancement, and the peace of mind knowing that you make a difference, perhaps being a Correctional Officer with the Somerset County Jail is a career for you.

A correctional officer with the Somerset County Jail supervises inmates to ensure a safe and humane environment; handles inmate discipline fairly and effectively; responds to inmate requests in a fair and balanced fashion; builds positive rapport and personal credibility with inmates; supervises inmates in a clear, well- organized and attention getting manner; resolves inmate problems and conflicts; and maintains effective administration and staff relations.

If this sounds like a challenge you’ve been looking for, the Somerset County Jail wants to talk to you.

The Somerset County Jail is currently hiring Correctional Officers with a new starting pay scale between $18.23-$19.16 and offering a  $5,000 Hire Incentive. Educational and longevity stipends and shift differentials . Paid Training. Paid Vacation and Sick Time. Full Benefit Package, including Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance. Maine State Retirement and Voya 457 Plans Available. Income Protection Plan Available.

Contact Shannon Pooler for more information and to apply at: 207.474.7409 ext. 2008 or spooler@somersetcounty-me.org

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