Deputy Sheriff - York County Sheriff, ME

July 3, 2019

York County Sheriff,ME

Deputy Sheriff



Deputy Sheriff

Applications are being accepted until Friday, July 26, 2019 @ 4:30pm


  • Enforces federal and state laws, court orders, and warrants.
  • Conducts investigations and writes reports on incidents involving area of duty.
  • Patrols assigned areas to detect and prevent crime; answers calls for service and assistance.
  • Investigates criminal complaints and accidents; conducts crime and accident scene analysis.
  • Enforces motor vehicle laws by stopping violators and taking appropriate enforcement action.
  • Assists investigators and personnel from the District Attorney's office in the preparation of cases for trial; testifies in court.
  • Prepares timely and accurate reports; reviews investigative, arrest, accident, and supplemental reports for accuracy.
  • Questions witnesses and complainants; investigates suspects.
  • Attends community meetings; organizes neighborhood watches; makes presentations to churches, schools, civic organizations, and business leaders; participates in agency volunteer programs.
  • Writes and executes search warrants; serves warrants, court orders, and subpoenas.
  •    Maintains assigned vehicle, firearms, and other equipment.
  • Directs traffic as needed.
  • Collects and maintains evidence; ensures proper chain of custody.


  • U.S. Citizen
  • HS diploma or GED
  • Be 21 years of age at the date of hire l
  • No criminal record
  • Possess a valid driver's license w/acceptable motor vehicle record
  • Able to read and write at a level necessary to master the law enforcement basic training course
  • Good character and reputation

unless the applicant has an associate degree or 60 credit hours of post-secondary education in which case the applicant must be at least 20 years of age.

York County Sheriff's Office is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer


Maine Criminal Justice Academy full-time law enforcement officer certification or full-time law enforcement officer from another state that is accepted by the MCJA

Applicants Must Successfully Complete:

Pre-Screen Interview, Oral Interview(s), Background Investigation, Physical Agility Test, Medical Screening, Psychological Screening, Polygraph Examination, and Firearms Qualification.

Salary and Benefits

Competitive wages with lateral entry consideration ($47,424.00 to $53,248) and full benefit package inclusive with a new county health insurance plan, county issue police vehicle, and retirement options.

Application Process

You must provide the complete application package (listed below);

  1. Application for Employment Form
  2. Resume

* *Applications are being accepted until Friday, July 26, 2019 @ 4:30pm**

The ENTIRE application package may be mailed or dropped off at the YORK COUNTY SHERIFF'S

OFFICE, One Layman way, Alfred, Maine 04002; 207-324-1113 Monday through Friday 8:30 - 4:30 PM. The application can be found online by downloading only and printing from the county website: (Sheriff's Office) *DO NOT submit online.

Closing Date / Removed from Database Date
July 26, 2019

  All jobs posted are considered open until filled and may close at anytime except as stated in the Job Description.