Civil Service Commission

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$57,064.10 Per Year
Vacancies Anticipated
40 Hours per Week

(1) New Jersey

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EDUCATION:  Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree.  Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree.  You must indicate either possession of a degree or total number of college credits completed to date on your application.  Failure to do so will result in ineligibility. 


Appointees must provide proof to the Appointing Authority that they satisfy the education requirement at the time of certification.  Failure to indicate and provide proof to the Appointing Authority of satisfying the education requirement will result in rejection from the examination process. 


Foreign transcripts must be evaluated by a recognized evaluation service.   Please upload a copy of your evaluation with your application.  Failure to do so will result in ineligibility.


NOTE:  Experience may not be substituted for the Bachelor's degree requirement.
AGE:  Minimum of eighteen (18) years of age.

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

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

NOTE:  Appointees 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 s 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.

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: 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.

  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. 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. Per Public law 2010 c.26, the reduced application fee for Veterans does not apply since this is a Public Safety title.
  6. 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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