• Requirements for Employment

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  • Available Positions

    Are you seeking a career in Criminal Justice? The Essex County Sheriff's Department is seeking individuals interested in joining a multi-talented, multi-cultural and enthusiastic department of correctional professional. Correctional Officers provide care, custody, and control for both sentenced inmates and pre-trial detainees.
  • Application and Review Process

    Applicants qualifying will be subject to an extensive selection process which may include, but not be limited to: evaluation of training and experience,  physical fitness test, background check, interview, assessment testing, psychological evaluation, employment record,  medical examination, and drug screening. This process will assess the candidate in terms of their knowledge, skills, abilities, physical fitness, and personal attributes required for the successful performance of the job of an entry-level correctional officer in the Essex County Sheriff's Office. The entire selection and assessment process may be 6 months.
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