Employment Opportunities

Sagadahoc County is currently hiring for the following position(s):

Sagadahoc County Sheriff’s Office

Transport Deputy Position

The Sagadahoc County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for a Transport Deputy.  This is a great opportunity as an entry level position into law enforcement, a nearing retirement position, or anywhere in between in your career.  You would be working as part of the Sagadahoc County Sheriff Office under the direction of Sheriff Merry.  You would be responsible for the safe, secure and efficient transport of inmates to various appointments and/or court appearances.

This is a full-time, non-exempt position that is generally a Monday – Friday day time position.  There are times however, when a Transport Officer will need to work some irregular hours at an OT rate, and the Transport Deputies take turns covering these opportunities as needed.  We will consider lateral entry within the current bargaining agreement.

Some attributes of the successful candidate will be an individual who is self-motivated, capable of working independently or as a team player interchangeably.  Someone who is compassionate, but firm with inmates.  The candidate must possess good communications skills (written and verbal) as well as demonstrated good judgement and decision-making skills.  If this describes you, we would like to hear from you.

The candidate must either have or be eligible to train for the Maine Criminal Justice Academy Law Enforcement pre-service or “Green Pin”.  Requirements for this are set by MCJA and can be found at https://www.maine.gov/dps/mcja/training/preservice/index.htm   This includes minimum age requirements, ALERT and physical fitness tests, background and polygraph tests.

Please indicate your interest by completing an application, resume and cover letter and submit it to Human Resources, Sagadahoc County, 752 High Street Bath, ME 04530.  Deadline is Friday, February 22, 2019 at 3 PM.

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Public Safety Line Dispatcher

The Sagadahoc County Communications Center is accepting applications for a current vacancy and potential future openings for a Public Safety Line Dispatcher. Public Safety Dispatchers answer 9-1-1 calls for all of Sagadahoc County and provide emergency and non-emergency dispatch services for law enforcement, fire and emergency medical services.

This non-supervisory position requires significant interpersonal and communications skills, both oral and written, and use of radio, teletype, computers and the Enhanced 9-1-1 telephone system. Teamwork, an ability to work effectively under stress and with the public and strict attention to detail is essential. Direct entry of information into computers as received is necessary.

Good health, a high school diploma (or GED) and an exemplary background are required. Candidates must work well with the public and with public safety officials and organizations. Applicants must be willing to submit to a written and physical examination, as well as a background check and a polygraph test. Depending on qualifications, candidates may be tested for a keyboard skill requirement of 30 WPM. Prior dispatch and/or communications skills are helpful, but not required.

These union positions are rotating-shift positions, including nights, weekends and holidays, as well as periodic overtime. Salary range is from $704.00 to $860.00 for a 40-hour work week, plus excellent benefits.

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Sagadahoc County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 Thank you for your interest in working at Sagadahoc County.  Check back often for available positions.