Employment Opportunities


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Available Positions


I. County Administrator

Androscoggin County is seeking an energetic, customer-focused, and solution-oriented individual to serve as County Administrator.

The County Administrator serves as the chief administrative official of the County and is responsible for the effective operation of all administrative functions of Androscoggin County Government, under the direction of the Board of County Commissioners. The ideal candidate will be knowledgeable of the principles and practices of public administration in the areas of budgeting, finance, investments, personnel, procurement, contracting, policy development, and intergovernmental relations.

Essential requirements include at least 5-7 years of experience in governmental management; four-year college degree in public administration, business, or a related field. An MPA or MBA degree is highly desirable. The Board of Commissioners may accept comparable experience and waive requirements at their discretion.

Please note that the current job description is being updated and revised.




II. Correction Officers

The Androscoggin County Sheriff's Office is currently hiring for full-time Correction Officers. The January 1, 2024 starting wages are $22.07 to $29.30 per hour, depending on experience, with credit of up to 15 years’ experience in the field plus stipends for education and night shift differential. We offer a 12-hour fixed shifts (nights or days) in a fifteen-day work rotation where you will have every other weekend off and be compensated for a 42 hour work week, plus overtime opportunities. Androscoggin County offers medical and dental insurance, 20 year Maine State Retirement Plan 50% no age, 457b plan, 13 paid holidays, Paid Uniform Allowance and a great team working environment.Applicants must be 18 years of age, have taken the Maine Criminal Justice Academy ALERT Test, have a high school diploma or GED, and possess a Maine driver’s license with no major convictions. Applicants will also need to successfully pass a background investigation to include:  

*No convictions or conduct for Murder, Class A, Class B, Class C, or Class D crime; or convictions for any violation of the Maine Criminal Code, chapters 15 (theft), 19 (falsification in official matters), 25 (bribery or corrupt matters) or 45 (drugs), or a conviction for any equivalent crime in another jurisdiction outside the State of Maine.

*Shall be of good moral character, as determined by a thorough background investigation;
Shall complete a state and federal criminal records check through the submission of fingerprints to the State Bureau of Identification and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

*Where a greater portion of the new curriculum is now "hands-on" the candidate must be deemed medically suitable to participate in the corrections training program by having medical personnel sign the MCJA Medical Form.

Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.
If you would like additional information or to discuss what the Androscoggin County Sheriff's Office has to offer, please contact Major Jeffrey Chute at 753-2500 ext. 1835.

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