Norfolk County Sheriff's Office Corrections Officer in Dedham, Massachusetts
The Norfolk County Sheriff's Office seeks to employ talented and committed individuals interested in joining a multi-talented, multicultural and professional organization dedicated to providing the utmost in public safety to the citizens of Norfolk County. In support of the Sheriff's mission to serve the citizens of Norfolk County by enhancing public safety, employees are tasked with the operation of a safe, secure and humane correctional facility through the principles of direct supervision. In order to accomplish this goal, new employees become part of a highly trained, dedicated, professional, compassionate, and diverse workforce. The level of responsibility of our employees requires that we take great care in recruiting the best candidates we can find. The Norfolk Sheriff's Office is committed to identifying hard-working and dedicated individuals pursuing careers in public safety/ law enforcement. Our organization seeks individuals committed to the values of honor, integrity and selfless service. The Norfolk Sheriff's Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All candidates will be given equal opportunity for employment regardless of gender, race, creed, disability, color, religion, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, genetic information, or political or union affiliation. The Norfolk Sheriff's Office will conform to all applicable laws and regulations related to Equal Opportunity Employment. Our agency shall ensure that all employee candidates are selected based on organizational need and the ability of the employee candidate to perform the required job functions with or without accommodations. There are numerous career opportunities within our organization. Our workforce is predominately correction officers. In addition to correction officers, the Norfolk County Sheriff's Office is committed to providing career opportunities in a variety of fields of service including nurses, caseworkers, teachers, administrative workers and more. Minimum requirements are job specific. Below are the minimum criteria to seek employment as a Correctional Officer within the Norfolk County Sheriff's Office: Minimum age 21 High School Diploma or equivalent or served for three plus years in the Armed Services Honorable Discharge from the Armed Services (when applicable) Valid Driver's License Pass a drug and psychological test Pass a general and criminal background check Pass a written exam Pass a physical fitness test (when applicable) Demonstrate verbal, written and computer skills sufficient to effectively communicate Provide approved licensures (when applicable) United States Citizenship Interested candidates seeking employment should review our employment requirements and complete an application for employment electronically/online. Click on New Employee/transfer employee for a general application or Corrections Officer Academy for a Corrections Officer Application. Please submit a current resume with your application.