Middlesex Sheriff’s Office announces February Correction Officer exam

Middlesex Sheriff Peter J. Koutoujian has announced the next Correction Officer entrance exam will be held Saturday, February 24 in Lowell, Mass.

Individuals interested in registering for the exam may do so by visiting the Middlesex Sheriff’s Office website (www.middlesexsheriff.org) between January 25 and 1 p.m. on February 15.  There is no charge for the exam, however advance registration is required.

“The Middlesex Sheriff’s Office has become a recognized leader in the field of corrections and we are seeking highly qualified, motivated men and women to join our team,” said Sheriff Peter J. Koutoujian.

Applicants must be 21 years of age, a resident of Massachusetts by the date of the exam and eligible to work in the United States in compliance with federal law.  Individuals must also have a high school degree or equivalent certificate and possess a valid motor vehicle license.  A Bachelor’s degree and/or prior experience in law enforcement or security is preferred.

Established in 1692, the Middlesex Sheriff’s Office is one of the oldest law enforcement agencies in the United States and has continued to evolve to meet the needs of those it serves through a variety of innovative and cutting-edge initiatives.  Today, the MSO is home to the Commonwealth’s only unit for incarcerated military Veterans, has been recognized by the National Institute of Corrections (NIC) as a Center of Innovation for our Medication Assisted Treatment And Directed Opioid Recovery (MATADOR) program and in February will open a Young Adult Offender Unit for individuals aged 18-24.

To learn more about the Middlesex Sheriff’s Office, please visit us on the web at www.middlesexsheriff.org.

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