THE SALEM COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The Salem County Sheriff’s Office maintains a strong policy of equal employment for all employees and applications for employment. The Salem County Sheriff’s Office hires, promotes and compensates employees on the basis of personal competence and potential for advancement without regard for race, color, creed, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, disability, citizenship, veteran status, as well as other classifications protected by applicable federal or state laws, unless required by bona fide occupational qualification.
Entry-Level Examinations: http://www.nj.gov/csc/seekers/jobs/safety/
The Entry-Level Public Safety 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 related titles.
Law Enforcement: In order to be considered for employment in an entry-level law enforcement position, candidates must pass a written exam called the Law Enforcement Examination (LEE). Those who pass will remain in the eligible pool for two 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.
NJ Civil Service Prep Course: https://www.nj.gov/csc/about/divisions/diversity/
The New Jersey Civil Service Commission’s now offers a free, online law enforcement prep course. This course is for New Jersey residents who are interested in taking the law enforcement examination.
NJ Civil Service Commission: http://www.nj.gov/csc/
CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION CONTACT INFORMATION
The Civil Service Commission is located at:
Civil Service Commission Room – First Floor
Station Plaza 3
44 S. Clinton Avenue
Trenton, NJ 08625
The mailing address is:
New Jersey Civil Service Commission
PO Box 312
Trenton, NJ 08625
If you have a question about Civil Service Commission policies, programs or services, please consult our FAQs section. There, we have tried to answer the questions most often asked by employees, employers and the general public. If you do not find the answer to your question in FAQs, please call the Civil Service Commission Information Center at (609) 292-4144 or email us with your comments or questions and we will be happy to help you.
Job Specification 03694@
Under direction, performs one or more functions in the following areas: maintaining order and security in the courtroom, serving court processes, criminal identification, ballistics, investigations, and apprehension of violators of the law; forensics and other related assignments which may include Emergency Management. As required by the operational needs of the jurisdiction (County), may be assigned to perform other law enforcement or public safety related duties outside the parameters of a courtroom environment, which may include criminal investigations, patrol duties, dispute intervention/resolution, public safety/service assistance, traffic control and enforcement, motor vehicle accidents, etc., and/or other assignments as determined by the appointing authority.
NOTE: The examples of work for this title are for illustrative purposes only. A particular position using this title may not perform all duties listed in this job specification. Conversely, all duties performed on the job may not be listed.
NOTE: Appointments may be made to positions requiring bilingual skills.
03695@ – Bilingual in Spanish and English
Applicants must be able to read, write, speak, understand, or communicate in Spanish and English sufficiently to perform the duties of this position.