Correction Officer Opportunities

Office hours by appointment




→ Competitive Pay - Base salary $63,000 to $92,000
→ Bonuses and overtime
→ Shift differential and step raises
→ Education incentives
→ State Pension
→ Health,Dental, and Vision insurance
→ State Tuition benefits
→ Paid holidays and vacation
→ Veteran benefits
→ A member of the Association of County Employees

Join a team of professionals working in a safe and structured environment with opportunities for advancement.


→ At least 19 years of age prior to the end of the Correctional Academy
→ Pass a General knowledge and physical fitness tests
→ Valid Driver's License
→ Possess a High school diploma or G.E.D.
→ Successful background check

Physical Fitness Standards for Basic Correction Officer Academy


Student officers undergo 480 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.


Several topics that you will be learning within the academy include:

→ Constitutional law
→ Criminal law
→ Critical incident training
→ Cultural diversity
→ Defensive tactics
→ Direct supervision of inmates
→ Ethics and professionalism
→ First responder / CPR
→ Health and wellness
→ Oral and written communication
→ Security and unit procedures
→ Special management units
→ Stress management
→ Transportation of inmates



Click here to submit an application electronically.

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.