Career Opportunities

Are you seeking a career in Criminal Justice? The Essex County Sheriff's Department is currently seeking individuals interested in joining a multi-talented, multi-cultural and enthusiastic department of correctional professionals. Correctional Officers provide care, custody, and control for both sentenced inmates and pre-trial detainees. Interested candidates must complete the Correctional Officer Application and submit it with the required supporting documentation.

Human Resource Department

The Essex County Sheriff's Department Human Resource Department works to recruit and retain a diverse workforce of hard-working and dedicated individuals pursuing careers in public safety/ law enforcement.

Serving the 34 communities and 750,000 residents of Essex County takes many talented people. New officers will begin working in one of our correctional facilities. From there, many job advancement opportunities become available. The jobs listed below are currently held by correctional officers at the Essex County Sheriff’s Department.

  • Administration
  • Apprehension Team
  • Armorer
  • Basic Training Academy
  • Bicycle Division
  • Civil Process
  • Community Corrections
  • Graffiti Unit
  • Honor Guard
  • Housing
  • Intake
  • K-9 Division
  • Maintenance
  • Reintegration
  • Security Investigations
  • Tactical Team
  • Technology & Communications
  • Training and Staff Development
  • Transportation

For interest in a correctional officer position please contact:
Phone: 978-750-1900 ext 3331
or Email: 
Essex County Sheriff’s Department, 20 Manning Ave, Middleton, MA 01949

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
Deana Piantedosi Human Resource Director (978) 750-1900, ext. 3533
Erin Fontaine Asst. Human Resource Director (978) 750-1900, ext. 3341
Allisson Hernandez Assistant Director, Training (978) 750-1900 x3316