Current Employment Opportunities

Correction Officers

The Berkshire County Sheriff’s Office, Jail and House of Correction does accept applications on an ongoing 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

 Substance Abuse Counselor Needed

Immediate opening for part-time (approx. 26 hrs per week) substance abuse counselor.  This is a grant funded, non-benefitted  position through 2/28/2018  at the hourly rate of $23.00 per hour.   Licensed Substance Abuse Counselor or Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work required.   Group work in the substance abuse field preferred.   Please print application from our website: and submit to BCSO, Attn: Diane Maynes, 467 Cheshire Road, Pittsfield, MA 01201.   EOE/AA.   Application deadline April 28, 2017.



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