The New Jersey Civil Service Commission has an job announcement posted
for the position of Corrections Officer Recruit. Corrections
officers are fully sworn law enforcement officers.
The deadline for application is Monday, January 14, 2013.
1. Applicants must be citizens of the United
States as of January 14, 2013.
2. Where hiring preferences apply, applicants
must meet the residency requirements of the appointing jurisdiction
as of January 14, 2013 and may be required to maintain continuous
residency in that jurisdiction up to and including the date of
3. Applicants must be high school or vocational
high school graduates, or possess an approved High School
Equivalency Certificate by January 14, 2013.
4. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age
as of January 14, 2013.
5. Appointees will be required to possess a
driver's license valid in New Jersey only if the operation of a
vehicle, rather than employee mobility, is necessary to perform the
essential duties of the position.
6. Candidates certified from the eligible list
for this title will be required to undergo medical and psychological
examinations administered by the Department of Corrections.
There are additional requirements which can be found on the announcement
page and on the
DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS APPLICATION QUESTIONNAIRE AND
HIRING INFORMATION" FORM.
Click here to reach the job announcement page. It is important
that applicants closely read and follow the directions from there.
Click here to learn more about the State of New Jersey Department of
Corrections, the largest law enforcement agency in the state.
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