New Jersey Civil Service Commission Job Announcements
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Title:  CORRECTIONAL POLICE OFFICER
 
Issue Date: 01/03/2022 Closing Date: 02/28/2022
Jurisdiction: STATE Salary: $40,000.00 Per Year
Num. of Positions: Vacancies Anticipated Workweek: 40 Hours per week
Application Fee: $35.00  

 
Open to Residents of:
(1) New Jersey
 
Requirements:

Before proceeding, you MUST Click here and read the 2022 Law Enforcement Examination Fact Sheet.

 

NOTE:  Before proceeding, you MUST click here and read the "DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS APPLICATION QUESTIONNAIRE AND HIRING INFORMATION" FORM. 

EDUCATION:  Applicants must possess a High School Diploma or its equivalent.

AGE:  Applicants must be a minimum of eighteen (18) years of age.

CITIZENSHIP:  Appointees must be a United States citizen at the time of appointment.

 

LICENSE:  Appointees will be required to possess a driver's license valid in New Jersey.

NOTE:  At time of appointment, eligible candidates for this position must submit acceptable proof of meeting the indicated requirements.  Appointees will be required to satisfactorily complete a twelve week in-residence training program as well as a two week on-the-job training program.  Appointees will be required to successfully complete a twelve (12) month correctional police officer working test period.  Such training includes successful attainment of a level of proficiency in the use of firearms.

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

PLEASE NOTE:  Applications must be completed and submitted by 4:00pm on the closing date. 


Customer Care and Technical Support:  If you are having difficulty submitting your application online, customer care and technical support are available during regular business hours, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. EST, Monday - Friday, excluding holidays and emergency closings.  Please email: OAS.support@csc.nj.gov or call (609) 292-4144.  Please note that application support requests received outside regular business hours on the closing date will not change the application filing deadline so PLEASE FILE EARLY.

 
 
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. Auto-fill may cause incomplete information on your application. Please confirm your name, address and phone number prior to submitting your application.
  4. If an employment list results from this announcement, it may be certified to fill full-time and part-time positions.
  5. Effective September 1, 2011, the New Jersey First residency law was enacted. Please click here for additional information.
  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.
  7. The Civil Service Commission is increasing its use of emails as a communication tool. Please ensure that your email is always up-to-date so that important information about the testing process is not missed. Please remember to check your junk mail, spam, and clutter for these important messages.
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