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Cape Cod Criminal Investigation

Employment Openings

Barnstable County Sheriff's Office

The Barnstable County Sheriff’s Office is seeking individuals for the position of Corrections Officer. Corrections Officers are required to maintain care, custody and control of inmates in a correctional institution for men and women.

Qualifications: Applicants must attain 21 years of age by completion of the academy, high school diploma or equivalent required, college degree, military service or supervisory experience desirable. They must meet the requirements to obtain a pistol permit. Applicants will be subject to a written exam, physical fitness test, oral board, and complete background check. A valid Massachusetts driver’s license is required. EOE/AA

If you are interested in applying for the position of Corrections Officers please register for the written exam. It will take place at Falmouth High School, 874 Gifford Street Ext., Falmouth, MA 02540 on September 21, 2019. You will receive an email with the details after you register.

The Barnstable County Sheriff’s Office is seeking individuals interested in starting a career in emergency communications. This per diem entry level position is responsible for operating the radio interface between ambulances and the hospitals.  Primary job duties include answering a telephone, using a public safety radio, and entering data in to a computer. All necessary training will be provided once hired. This position may lead to a full time opportunity in the Communications Division. Computer proficiency, attention to detail, good typing skills (30 wpm), the ability to multi-task, and the ability to work well under pressure are all essential to the position. AA/EEO qualifications: CPR certificate required.  40 hour Public Safety Telecommunicator certificate desirable.


The BCSO offers a competitive salary range, an excellent benefits package with an opportunity for advancement in its state-of-the-art Regional Emergency Communications Center located on Joint Base Cape Cod.  AA/EOE


Please send letter of interest and resume to:

Human Resources Department


6000 Sheriff’s Place

Bourne, MA 02532

Under a grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to assist sentenced and pre-sentenced men and women in their efforts to remain drug free once released from incarceration, the BCSO is seeking applicants for the position of Recovery Coach.

The Recovery Coach will work closely with justice involved individuals to increase the number receiving Vivitrol; reducing alcohol and drug use after release; and improving ease of access and increase retention in community based services. The Recovery Coach will meet weekly with these individuals beginning two months prior to release. QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s Degree or LADC/CADC or Recovery Coach Certificate, three years’ experience with substance use disorder/mental health issues, one year experience with criminal justice preferred.

The BCSO offers an excellent benefits package. AA/EOE Please send your letter of interest by September 20, 2019 to:

Human Resources Department


6000 Sheriff’s Place

Bourne, MA 02532

The Barnstable County Sheriff’s Office is seeking an individual for the position of Human Resources Manager. This individual will be the operating executive principally responsible for the day to day management of all personnel functions of the Sheriff’s Office including employment, regulatory compliance, policy enforcement, recruitment, classification, compensation, grievances, benefits, training and performance management as well as responsible for overseeing payroll activities, benefit administration and other duties as required.


Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree and 10 years of work experience in human resources, personnel administration, or a closely related field, including at least three years in an administrative or supervisory capacity; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job.


Master’s degree or Professional Certificate as a Human Resources professional (SPHR) is preferred.


Familiarity with the Commonwealth’s HR/CMS payroll system is a plus.


Familiarity with personal computer programs including word processing and spreadsheet applications.


Ability to manage a varied number of diverse projects and staff to accomplish the work of the Human Resources Department.


Strong leadership, interpersonal, organizational, communication skills desired.


The applicant should enjoy and work well in a team environment.


If you are interested in applying for the position of Human Resources Manager please send a cover letter along with a resume by September 30, 2019 to:


Barnstable County Sheriff’s Office

 Re: Human Resources Manager

6000 Sheriff’s Place

Bourne, MA 02532

Equal Opportunity Employer: The Barnstable County Sheriff’s Office is an equal employment opportunity employer. NO person will be discriminated against in employment because of race, religion, color, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or military status.
Affirmative Action: The Barnstable County Sheriff’s Office abides by all State and Federal guidelines on affirmative action.
Harassment: The Barnstable County Sheriff’s Office is committed to providing a work environment free of harassment. Harassment based on race, religion, color, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age or disability, or sexual harassment will not be tolerated under any circumstance. Any statements or actions which constitute harassment are in violation of Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 151B and will not be tolerated.

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