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Apply for a security position

This page will assist you with the process of applying for a security position with the Department of Correction.

Division of Human Resources


Monday through Friday 9am-5pm

The Details

What you need

Please apply and take the appropriate Civil Service Exam for the position you are interested in.  If your Civil Service Test Rank is reached you will be notified by Civil Service through email to sign the certification list at the department's Human Resources Division.

How to apply

Please apply and take the appropriate Civil Service Exam.

Next steps

Pre-screening Process

Once you have signed the certification list you will need to:

  • Pass a Criminal History Background Report
  • Schedule an Interview, the following documentation must be provided at this time:
            - (2) Completed Employment Application Forms - 1-Original              & 1-Copy
            - Valid Driver's License
            - Birth Certificate
            - Professional Certified Licenses (if applicable)
            - High school diploma or Official high school transcript
            - GED (if applicable)
            - All College Degrees or Official Transcripts
            - Social Security Card
            - DD 214 Long Form (If in Military)
            - Citizenship paperwork, Naturalization paperwork (if applicable) Court documents stating that outstanding warrants are closed (if applicable)
  • Physical fitness test
  • Psychological testing
  • Drug screening


Industries Drive, P.O. Box 946, Norfolk, MA 02056

Monday through Friday 9am-5pm



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