• Requirements for Employment

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  • Available Positions

    Are you seeking a career in Criminal Justice? The Essex County Sheriff's Department is seeking individuals interested in joining a multi-talented, multi-cultural and enthusiastic department of correctional professional. Correctional Officers provide care, custody, and control for both sentenced inmates and pre-trial detainees.
  • Application and Review Process

    Applicants qualifying will be subject to an extensive selection process which may include, but not be limited to: evaluation of training and experience,  performance test, background check, interview, assessment testing, psychological evaluation, employment record,  medical examination, and drug screening. This process will assess the candidate in terms of their knowledge, skills, abilities, physical fitness, and personal attributes required for the successful performance of the job of an entry-level correctional officer in the Essex County Sheriff's Office. The entire selection and assessment process may be completed in 9 to 12 weeks.
  • Directions to Danvers Armory

    From the NorthRoute 95 South to Exit 48, "Centre St"Bear right at the end of ramp and follow road to end.Turn left (Comfort Inn will be in front of you)Armory is on rightGo to the front door and ring the bell.From the SouthRoute 1 North to Centre St exitBear right at the end of ramp and follow road to end.Turn left (Comfort Inn will be in front of you)Armory is on rightGo to the front door and ring the bell.From the WestRoute 114 to Middleton SquareBear left onto Route 62 EastProceed to intersection with traffic lights (Dunkin’ Donuts will be on the right)Turn right onto "Gregory Street"Follow road to the end, turn right at Comfort Inn, before Route 1Armory is on right Go to the front door and ring the bell.