Deputy Sheriff

Alfred, ME
York County Sheriff's Office

Essential Functions:

  • 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 call for service and assistance, make arrests.
  • 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 hire1.
  • 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.
  • Successfully complete all hiring steps.

Preferred Requirements:

  • 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.