Law Enforcement, Corrections - Civil Service Announcement

If you are seeking a career in a Law Enforcement or Corrections in New Jersey, now is the time to prepare for the Civil Service test. The Entry Level Public Examination process provides candidates with job opportunities in a wide variety of job titles such as: Police Officer, State and County Correction Officer, Sheriff's Officer, Firefighter and many other public safety titles. The Civil Service Commission has announced the opening dates of the application process for the next Law Enforcement Examination (LEE).

In order to be considered for employment in an entry-level law enforcement postion, candidates must pass a written exam called the Law Enforcement Examination (LEE). Those who pass will remain in the eligible pool for two (2) years. The pool of eligible candidates that result from the LEE will be used to fill positions for law enforcement titles in all Civil Service jurisdictions. There is no eligible list or rank until a certification is requested by an Appointing Authority (AA) for a hiring agency and the certification is issued by the CSC. Once a candidate is certified, instructions will be sent regarding plans to issue the next LEE Announcement on July 1, 2019, and the online application will be available July 1 - August 31, 2019.

Please goto the New Jersey Civil Service Commission website for more detailed information about the Civil Service Application Process.

View our Employment Page for our minimum requirements for the positions of Sheriff's Officer and Corrections Officer.

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