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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:

Current Openings


Job Title Location Supplemental Application Type Recruitment Start Date Recruitment End Date
Assistant Classification Officer Statewide No Open Competitive 03/25/2014 Until Closed
Classification Officer Augusta No Open Competitive 06/17/2014 Until Closed
Correctional Building Custodian Maine State Prison - Warren Yes Direct Hire 01/26/2015 02/06/2015
Correctional Captain Statewide No Open Competitive 03/25/2014 Until Closed
Correctional Care & Treatment Worker Statewide No Open Competitive 09/08/2014 Until Closed
Correctional Corporal Statewide - Open to Agency Employees Only No Open Competitive 03/27/2014 Until Closed
Correctional Officer Maine State Prison - Warren Yes Direct Hire 03/19/2014 Until Closed
Correctional Officer Maine Correctional Center - Windham Yes Direct Hire 04/04/2014 Until Closed
Correctional Officer Cook Maine State Prison - Warren Yes Direct Hire 01/15/2015 02/13/2015
Correctional Sergeant Statewide No Open Competitive 04/14/2014 Until Closed
Correctional Trades Shop Supervisor Statewide No Open Competitive 03/27/2014 Until Closed
Juvenile Community Corrections Officer Waterville Yes Direct Hire 01/16/2015 01/30/2015
Juvenile Program Specialist Statewide No Open Competitive 03/27/2014 Until Closed
Juvenile Program Worker Long Creek Youth Development Center - South Portland Yes Direct Hire 01/06/2015 02/06/2015
Probation Officer Houlton No Direct Hire 01/20/2015 02/05/2015


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.


Well 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 a minimum of 160 hours of training that will help you become a successful employee.  Corrections officers attend a six-week classroom training academy including weekly on-the-job training covering all aspects of correctional work.  Correctional officers receive continuous reinforcement which highlights the Department of Corrections Core Values - INTEGRITY, COURAGE, AND COMMITMENT.

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

For More Information - 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 (

For all other Human Resources inquiries, please contact the Human Resource Business Partner 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 Dorothy Moreau

Maine Correctional Center: Contact Dorothy Moreau

Maine State Prison / Bolduc Correctional Facility: Contact Jeanne Fales

For information about working in Community Corrections and the Southern Maine Reentry Center contact Rhonda Hutchinson-Peaslee.