New Jersey Civil Service Commission Announces Exams for All Law Enforcement Positions

Here is your information guide for the upcoming NJ Civil Service Commission's lew enforcement exam:

OPEN TO RESIDENTS OF:
New Jersey

REQUIREMENTS:
Before proceeding, you MUST click here and read the 2019 Law Enforcement Examination Fact Sheet.

If you are applying for the Correctional Police Officer (Department of Corrections), please go to the Department of Corrections webpage HERE to review the Correctional Police Officer Questionnaire.

  1. Applicants must be citizens of the United States as of August 31, 2019, except if you are only filing for Correctional Police Officer (Department of Corrections) or Correctional Police Officer Juvenile Justice Commission, where you must be a citizen of the United States as of the time of appointment.

  2. Where hiring preferences apply, applicants must meet the residency requirements of the appointing jurisdiction as of August 31, 2019 and may be required to maintain continuous residency in that jurisdiction up to and including the date of appointment.

  3. Applicants must be high school or vocational high school graduates or possess an approved High School Equivalency Certificate by August 31, 2019.

  4. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age as of August 31, 2019. Applicants for Municipal Police Officer and its bilingual variant positions cannot be over 35 years of age (one is considered over 35 on the day of his/her 35th birthday) as of August 31, 2019, unless they meet the exceptions in "Maximum hiring age requirement for Municipal Police Officer" as indicated on the Fact Sheet.

NOTE: The age 35 maximum hiring requirement applies only to Municipal Police Officer and its bilingual variants.

  1. 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.

  2. Appointees may be required to pass a thorough medical and drug screenings, and psychological/psychiatric examinations. Failure of any of these is cause for removal from that title area.

  3. Appointees will be required to successfully complete a training program mandated by the NJ Police Training Commission. This training must be completed prior to enrollment in the Police and Fire Retirement System.

  4. After you complete and submit your online application, you will receive a confirmation page which includes information about the Administration Guide and the Preparation Guide. Please print your confirmation page to preserve this information.

The filing deadline is 4:00 pm on August 31, 2019.

An abbreviated application is used for this title. Information regarding education, experience, licenses/certifications, training or internships is not collected.

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.

SPECIAL NOTES:
Current vacancies exist throughout the State of New Jersey.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:
NJAC 4A:4-2.3(b) states that all requirements must be met as of the closing date.

Online applications must be completed and submitted by the closing date listed above.

Auto-fill may cause incomplete information on your application. Please confirm your name, address and phone number prior to submitting your application.

If an employment list results from this announcement, it may be certified to fill full-time and part-time positions.

Effective September 1, 2011, the New Jersey First residency law was enacted. Please click here for additional information.

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.

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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Click HERE to apply via the Online Application System