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If you are interested in a challenging career in the Maine Department of Corrections, the following positions are now open for recruitment.
The links below will give you the job postings and information on how to apply:
(in order of soonest closing date)
How to Apply
- Download the Direct Hire application
- Print the application, then fill in and sign it.
- Mail it along with any other requirements as directed in posting.
We're Committed to Diversity!
The Maine Department of Corrections is committed to a work environment where all employees feel valued, safe, and free from harassment. It's our highest priority to make sure that all potential employees have equal access to opportunities for employment, assignments, and promotion. All new employees participate in diversity training other training aimed at reducing violence in the workplace and home.
We'll make sure you have the training and skills you need to do your job effectively and professionally. All new staff attend a facility orientation and receive 80 hours of training that will help you be a successful employee. Corrections officers attend a five week classroom training academy followed by five intensive weeks of field training on aspects of correctional work.
(note: you do not have to join a union. However, if you choose not to join a union you must pay a union fee. This is a condition of employment)
AFSCME 2011 Dues / Agency Fee $15.45 / $8.26
MSEA 2011 Dues / Agency Fee $19.50 / $11.96
Comprehensive Benefits Package
The State of Maine has a competitive and comprehensive benefits package. Employee benefits are negotiated with various collective bargaining units and the Maine Bureau of Employee Relations administers many of the employee benefits. For an overview of benefits please click: Benefit Information
Maine State Retirement System (Membership is required by State Statute)
AFSCME Employees contribute 1.15% of their gross salary and the State matches with 21.29%
MSEA Employees contribute 7.65% of their gross salary State matches 17.65 - 26.31% depending on job position
Thank you for considering the Department of Corrections in your career plans. For information about the hiring process or about employment at any of our facilities, please contact Laurie Hayden. Much more information about our facilities may be found using the menu to the left.
For all other Human Resources inquiries, please contact the HR representative below.
Charleston Correctional Facility and Mountain View Youth Development Center: Contact Christine Conlogue
Downeast Correctional Facility: Contact Tim Cobb
Long Creek Youth Development Center: Contact Brad Fogg
Maine Correctional Center: Contact Brad Fogg
Maine State Prison: Contact Bob McGorty
For information about working in Community Corrections or general information about working for the Department of Corrections: Contact Rhonda Hutchinson-Peaslee
You can also request general information via email to
DOC Human Resources