Join our team

For a listing of all of our current open positions, please click here.

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. All employees, vendors and volunteers must be able to effectively communicate with staff, inmates, and the general public. Interested candidates must complete the Correctional Officer Application and submit it with the required supporting documentation.

For more information on joining our team, text ECSD to 888-312-2127

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.

Career Opportunities

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
  • 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 more information, contact:
Phone: 978-750-1900 ext 3476
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
Michael Smolski Director of Training 978-750-1900 Ext. 3242