Correction Officer Opportunities

Click HERE to Apply for the August 2023 Academy!

Why choose a career in corrections?

  1. Competitive Pay - Base salary $59,000 to $84,000
  2. Bonuses and overtime
  3. Shift and step raises
  4. Education incentives
  5. Pension
  6. Health and Dental insurance
  7. Paid Tuition
  8. Paid holidays and vacation
  9. Veteran benefits
  10. A member of the Association of County Employees

Join a team of professionals working in a safe and structured environment with opportunities for advancement.
Email Human Resources here or call 508.830.6384.

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Physical Fitness Standards for Basic Correction Officer Academy

Student officers undergo 400 hours of training in the BCCO Academy prior to taking their positions at the Plymouth County Correctional Facility. The training is challenging both academically and physically, and requires dedication by the student officers.

Plymouth County Sheriff's Department is an equal opportunity employer. The department does not discriminate based on race, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, age (if 40 years of age or older), sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information, color, veteran status, handicap, pregnancy or a condition related to said pregnancy.


  1. At least 19 years of age prior to the end of the Correctional Academy
  2. General knowledge and physical fitness tests
  3. Valid Driver's License
  4. High school graduate or G.E.D.
  5. Successful background check

Academy Training

  1. Constitutional law
  2. Criminal law
  3. Critical incident training
  4. Cultural diversity
  5. Defensive tactics
  6. Direct supervision of inmates
  7. Ethics and professionalism
  8. First responder / CPR
  9. Health and wellness
  10. Oral and written communication
  11. Security and unit procedures
  12. Special management units
  13. Stress management
  14. Transportation of inmates

Click here to submit an application electronically.