Below is a press release from the Middlesex Sheriff’s Office:
BILLERICA, MA — Registration is now open for the 2021 Middlesex Sheriff’s Office correction officer exam.
This year’s exam is being offered on a rolling basis with candidates able to select from a pre-determined list of dates beginning this week and running through May 22. Those interested in registering for the written exam must do so before 5:00 p.m. on Monday, May 10 at middlesexsheriff.org.
“The Middlesex Sheriff’s Office is nationally recognized for its innovative programs and commitment to improving the lives of those in our custody and in communities across New England’s most populous county,” said Middlesex Sheriff Peter J. Koutoujian. “If you’re interested in a career in public service and in helping others, this is the place for you.”
All applicants must be 21 years of age at the date of the examination and be legally eligible to work in the United States in compliance with federal law. Candidates must also have a high school degree or equivalent and possess a valid motor vehicle license. A bachelor’s degree and/or prior law enforcement or security experience is preferred.
Established in 1692, the MSO has been recognized by the National Institute of Corrections (NIC) and a host of organizations for its innovative, cutting edge programs including the Medication Assisted Treatment And Directed Opioid Recovery (MATADOR) Program, the Housing Unit for Military Veterans (HUMV) and the Commonwealth’s first specialized unit for young adult offenders. This March, the MSO also opened a new pre-release center designed to help prepare incarcerated women for re-entry. This program focuses on treatment, family engagement and reunification.
“These innovative programs not only make the MSO a leader in the field of rehabilitation, but also provide incredible opportunities for officers to continue to grow in their careers through specialized training and assignments,” said Sheriff Koutoujian.
To learn more about the Middlesex Sheriff’s Office, find a full list of qualifications or register for this year’s exam, please visit middlesexsheriff.org.
To view our exam registration video please visit https://youtu.be/iD7h2IW-7zs.