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Symbol:  S0566R       
Issue Date: 06/04/2013 Closing Date: 07/02/2013
Jurisdiction: STATE Salary: $56,499.11 Per Year
Num. of Positions: Vacancies Anticipated Workweek: 40 Hours per week
Application Fee: $35.00

Open to Residents of:
New Jersey
The Parole Officer Recruit application must be submitted with the appropriate fee.  Anyone applying for this announcement who took the 2013 State Correction Officer Recruit exam in March 2013 will NOT be scheduled to take an examination, but will automatically have their test results applied to this announcement.
EDUCATION:  Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree.  Foreign transcripts must be evaluated by a recognized evaluation service.  Please submit a copy of your evaluation with your application.  Failure to do so will result in ineligibility.
NOTE:  Experience may not be substituted for the above educational requirement.


Minimum of eighteen (18) years of age.

CITIZENSHIP:  No person shall be appointed as a State Parole Officer Recruit unless he/she is a citizen of the United States.

NOTE:  At the time of appointment, applicants for this position must submit acceptable proof of meeting the indicated requirements.

NOTE:  Appointee will be required to satisfactorily complete a Parole Officer Recruit Training Program as part of the one (1) year recruit period. Such training includes successful attainment of a level of proficiency in the use of firearms.  Appointees to this position shall be required to qualify in the use of firearms on a semi-annual basis.

SPECIAL NOTE:  Candidates certified from the eligible list for this title will be required to undergo medical and psychological examinations administered by the appointing authority.

LICENSE:  Appointees will be required to possess a driver's license valid in New Jersey at the time of appointment.  

NOTE:  The responsibility for ensuring that employees possess the required motor vehicle license, commensurate with the class and type of vehicles they operate, rests with the Appointing Authority.

PROMOTION:  Appointees who successfully complete the required twelve (12) month training period will be eligible for promotion to the title Senior Parole Officer, under Civil Service Commission Procedures.

The inability of an employee in this title to attain a level of performance warranting advancement to the title listed above shall be considered as cause for separation.

Candidates should refer to the LEE Administration Guide, posted on our website at, for more information about their exam.

SPECIAL NOTE:  Only on-line applications will be accepted for this announcement.  Please disregard the first sentence in #2 under IMPORTANT INFORMATION below.  You must select the online application option for this announcement.

Important Information:
  1. NJAC 4A:4-2.3(b) states that all requirements must be met as of the closing date.
  2. Online applications must be completed and submitted by the closing date listed above.
  3. You must complete your application in detail. Your score may be based on a comparison of your background with the job requirements. Failure to complete your application properly may lower your score or cause you to fail.
    NOTE: Auto-fill may cause incomplete information on your application. Please confirm your name, address and phone number prior to submitting your application.
    If an employment list results from this announcement, it may be certified to fill full-time and part-time positions.
  4. Effective September 1, 2011, the New Jersey First residency law was enacted. Please click here for additional information.
  5. In accordance with Public Law 2010 c. 26, Veterans pay a reduced application fee of $15.00 if they have previously established Veteran's Preference with the DMAVA (as defined by NJSA 11A:5-1 et seq). Those claiming Veteran’s Preference but have not yet received approval from DMAVA must pay the full application fee and may request a refund if the claim is approved at least 8 days prior to the issuance of the eligibility list. Please note this reduced fee does not apply to Public Safety titles.
  6. Application fees submitted via personal check or money order must be postmarked within five (5) business days of submitting your application. If your fee is postmarked after five (5) business days, or is returned as invalid, you will be declared ineligible and denied admittance to the examination process.
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