County Correctional Police Officer Recruit

Correctional Officer
Camden County Department of Corrections - Camden, New Jersey

Jan 4, 2023

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Application Deadline:
Dec 31, 2023

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$49,175.00 annual
Academy Graduate:
$53,860.00 annual
Lateral Transfer:
$Negotiable annual
Top Pay:
$102,500.00 annual

Job Description

++Description:++ Under direction of a supervisor during an assigned tour of duty, performs a wide variety of tasks in support of the safety, security and welfare of inmates, facility personnel and visitors; performs other related duties as required.

++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 specifically. Conversely, all duties performed on the job may not be listed.

Additional Information

++Examples of Work:++

· Overseeing housing unit daily operations including enforcement of safety and security rules.

· Assisting inmates with requests.

· Documentation of activities.

· Performing security tours.

· Responding to emergency situations.

++Knowledge & Abilities:++

· Ability to understand and follow orders and written directions.

· Ability to prepare clear, sound, accurate and informative reports containing findings, conclusions and recommendations.

· Ability to read, write, speak understand and communicate English sufficiently to perform the duties of this position.

Job Requirements

  • Age: 18+
  • Education: Applicants must possess a High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Experience: No Experience required.

· ++Education:++ High school diploma or equivalent.

· ++Age:++Minimum of eighteen (18) years of age.

· ++Residency:++ Must live in the state of New Jersey.

· ++License:++ Must possess a valid New Jersey driver’s license.

· ++Citizenship:++ Must be a citizen of the United States.

·Ability to pass the following examinations:

  • Background screening
  • New Jersey state toxicology laboratory drug testing
  • New Jersey State Police fingerprint criminal records check
  • Medical/Physical Evaluation
  • Psychological Evaluation
  • Correctional Police Officer Training Academy

Contact Information

Sgt. Chris Gormley

Camden County Department of Corrections
330 federal street
Camden, New Jersey 08103
phone: 18562257646

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