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Correction Officers

The Berkshire County Sheriff’s Office, Jail and House of Correction does accept applications on an on-going basis for full-time Correction Officers.  Starting salary is over $40,000 with benefits including:

· vacation

· paid holidays

· medical and dental insurance

· retirement plan

Applicants must meet the following requirements:

· be at least 19 years old

· possess a high school diploma or equivalent

· pass a criminal background check

· pass a physical exam and physical fitness test

· pass a psychological test, oral interview and academy training


NURSING STAFF:  While we are not currently hiring either full time or per diem nursing staff, applications are accepted.   Training for per diem nursing staff requires the ability to commit to at least 32 hours per week, both first and second shift, and weekends for a training period of approximately 4-6 weeks.

Applications can be downloaded from this web site, under "Application For Employment." Once completed, all applications should be returned to the Sheriff’s Office, Attention: Director of Personnel, 467 Cheshire Road, Pittsfield, MA 01201. EOE/AA. No phone calls.