From the Middlesex Sheriff’s Office, Jan. 20, 2017: Are you interested in a career with one of the nation’s oldest law enforcement agencies?

The Middlesex Sheriff’s Office – this year celebrating its 325th anniversary – is accepting registrations for the upcoming Correction Officer exam until 1 p.m. Feb. 13. There is no charge for the exam.

“This is an exciting time for the Middlesex Sheriff’s Office, and we are seeking qualified, motivated men and women interested in careers in corrections for our 41st Basic Training Academy,” Sheriff Peter J. Koutoujian said.

Applicants must be 19 years of age, a U.S. citizen and a Massachusetts resident by the date of the exam. They must also have a high school degree or an equivalent certificate and possess a valid motor vehicle license. A bachelor’s degree and/or prior experience in law enforcement or security is preferred.

The exam will be administered on Feb. 18 at the University of Massachusetts at Lowell.

To read a full list of qualifications and register for the exam, visit middlesexsheriff.org.