About the York County Jail
The York County Sheriff's Office Correctional Division is committed to
providing safe, secure and humane care for our inmate population. The
Corrections Division is charged with the care, custody and control of inmates
that are being held at the York County Jail. The Jail can house up to 300
We are very proud of our employees and facility. Through the efforts of the
men and women of the Corrections Division, our facility recently obtained
accreditation from the National Commission on Correctional Health Care
accreditation and a 99.2% rating from the Maine Department of Corrections.
We are actively seeking men and women who share our values and want a career
in corrections. Our ideal Correctional Officer candidate is honest, reliable
and mature and possesses a solid work history. We need individuals who can
remain cool during stressful periods; are physically fit; and enjoy working in
a team oriented environment.
We provide our employees an excellent wage and benefit package, including an
outstanding retirement plan; job security; and support in the advancement of
their careers; all in a challenging work environment.