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Cumberland County is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected Veteran status.

Administrative/Professional Cumberland County Jail


Posted October 31, 2022 3:00 PM | Open Until Filled

JOB PURPOSE: Responsible for meeting the correctional facility requirements set by the state and certification board by directing and managing the inmate rehabilitation... Full Description

Communications Department 911

Emergency 911 Dispatcher

Posted February 3, 2023 3:15 PM | Open Until Filled

JOB PUR P OSE: The purpose of the Dispatcher position is to Assist the public by taking both emergency and non-emergency calls for service and dispatch that... Full Description



Posted February 6, 2023 9:15 AM | Open Until Filled

JOB PUR P OSE: Maintains Cumberland County Courthouse and other County buildings in the area by providing housekeeping services during afternoon and evening hours. ... Full Description

Fleet Automotive Technician

Posted February 13, 2023 10:15 AM | Open Until Filled

JOB PUR P OSE: Oversees, conducts and implements the total vehicle maintenance program of Cumberland County’s vehicles by performing routine maintenance and... Full Description

Maintenance Technician

Posted February 13, 2023 10:20 AM | Open Until Filled

JOB PUR P OSE: Maintains building environment and accessibility by maintaining all equipment and systems used in the operation of county buildings at Jail Complex. ... Full Description

Law Enforcement Cumberland County Sheriff Office

Administrative Lieutenant

Posted March 17, 2023 2:30 PM | Closes March 31, 2023 4:00 PM

JOB PURPOSE: Supervises the investigation of all internal and external complaints; investigates allegations of employee and inmate misconduct; supervises the background... Full Description


Posted February 22, 2023 4:00 PM | Closes April 28, 2023 5:00 PM

Cumberland County government seeks to fill a cook position in their jail located in Portland, Maine. The selected applicant will provide administrative and operational... Full Description

Corrections Officers

Posted September 20, 2022 8:00 AM | Open Until Filled

The mission of the Cumberland County Jail is to provide a healthy, safe, secure, humane, and cost effective environment in which to detain persons alleged or convicted of... Full Description

Patrol Deputy

Posted August 12, 2022 9:50 AM | Open Until Filled

JOB PURPOSE: Protect and serve the citizens and visitors of Cumberland County by conducting routine patrols, responding to calls for service, and enforcing laws. ... Full Description

Patrol Deputy/School Resource Officer

Posted August 12, 2022 9:20 AM | Open Until Filled

JOB PURPOSE: Protects citizens by preventing crime; enforcing laws; apprehending suspects; monitoring traffic in a designated area of Cumberland County. This position... Full Description