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Thank you for inquiring about employment opportunities at the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office.




Application Packet

Completed Job Applications are accepted by mail/email at the following address along with your cover letter and resume.

A.S. Amie Redeker​
Franklin County Sheriff’s Office
160 Elm Street
Greenfield, MA  01301

We will keep your application on file for one year and it will be reviewed as our needs change. We appreciate your interest in our organization and wish you every success in your job search. 



Franklin County Sheriff’s Office Correctional Officer recruits take part in a ten (10) week basic recruit training academy. Benefits include a starting salary over $59,000, paid vacation, 12 paid holidays, medical and dental benefits and a retirement plan. To qualify, applicants must:

  • Have a valid driver’s license

  • Be at least 19 years old

  • Possess a high school diploma or equivalent

  • Pass a background check, physical exam (Correctional Officer Physical Standards) and a battery of tests



At the academy, trainees are instructed in the following subjects:​​​​

  • cardiopulmonary resuscitation

  • communicable diseases

  • communication skills

  • computer skills

  • cultural diversity

  • defensive tactics

  • direct supervision

  • firearms safety & handling

  • fire safety

  • first aid

  • gangs

  • hostage situations

  • inmate discipline

  • inmate rights

  • report writing

  • searches and contraband

  • security procedures

  • sexual harassment

  • staff/inmate relations

  • substance abuse

  • suicide awareness and prevention

  • use of force

  • court testimony

  • first responded certification

  • history of jails and the Office of the Sheriff

  • physical fitness

  • stress management

  • supervision of special needs inmates

  • transportation

  • use of restraints 

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