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2018 Correction Officer III Exam

Find key dates and resources for the promotional exam.

Key Dates for the Promotional Exam

Application Deadline: April 10, 2018
Written Examination Date: May 19, 2018
Written Examination Fee: $150
Eligibility: Eligible current DOC employees only
Exam Location: Various Sites across the state
Notice to Appear for Exam Emailed: May 4, 2018
Education & Experience (E&E) Application Deadline: May 26, 2018
Score Release Date: July 13, 2018
E&E Last Day to Appeal: July 30, 2018
List Established Date: August 15, 2018

Next steps

  1. Notice to Appear for Examination Emailed: May 4, 2018

    Approximately 7-10 business days before the examination date you will receive a notice to appear by email. The notice will tell you the location and the time to appear for your examination.  Please check your junk or spam mail folder for the e-mail before contacting this office.
  2. Education & Experience (E&E) Application Deadline: May 26, 2018

    Promotional exam candidates are required to file their E&E Claim application online; it is a mandatory exam component and will result in a failing score if the claim is not completed online.  Supporting documentation will be accepted up to 7 calendar days following the examination date by mail or email: civilservice@mass.gov

  3. Score Released: July 13, 2018

    You will receive your examination results by email.

  4. Education & Experience (E&E) Last Day to Appeal: July 30,2018

    Before filing an appeal regarding your E&E claim, please ensure that your submitted documentation supports the information referenced on your online E&E claim.

  5. Eligible List: August 15, 2018

    When the eligible list is established you will be able to view your rank.

Reading List

2018 Correction Officer II & III Reading List

Employment Verification Form

Employment Verification Form - Correctional Officer III Promotional Exam

Additional Resources for Next steps

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