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Latest Examination Schedules/Status Reports

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9/1/2015 - Entry-Level Fire Fighter Announcement

The job announcement for Entry-Level Fire Fighter closed on August 31, 2015.  An orientation guide which outlines the testing process, along with ways in which candidates can prepare for the exam, is available on the CSC website.  Testing is currently planned for the Fall of 2015.



9/21/2015 - Police Lieutenant and Police Captain Examinations

The tentative test date for the Police Lieutenant and Police Captain (written) exams is October 22, 2015.  Candidate exam notices will be mailed two to three weeks prior to the test date and will confirm the test date, report time, and location.  The Police Captain oral exam is tentatively planned to be held in January 2016.  The specific tentative test date for the Police Captain oral exam will be posted on this website at least a month prior to the test date.

7/30/2015 - Entry Level Law Enforcement Announcement

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. The last announcement for the entry-level law enforcement exam (LEE) issued June 4, 2013 and closed on September 4, 2013. Testing took place in November and December, 2013. Test results for the LEE were issued on May 1, 2014.  We anticipate that the next LEE announcement will be issued in the Spring/Summer of 2016. 

7/22/2015 - State Correction Officer Recruit

The list for State Correction Officer Recruit issued on 7/22/2015.  Notices have been mailed to all candidates.  Candidates can also view their test scores at www.state.nj.us/csc/ by clicking on Correction Officer Recruit Exam Results.

7/21/2015 - Police Sergeant Announcements

New promotional announcements for the level of Police Sergeant will be posted on August 1, 2015.  In addition, promotional announcements for Police Sergeant, which were previously issued in January 2014 and June 2014, will be amended and reposted on August 1, 2015 to allow newly eligible candidates to apply.  

If you already submitted an application in response to a 2014 Police Sergeant announcement, please do not submit a new application.  Any duplicate applications will be rejected and the application fees will not be refunded. 

Applicants who previously completed applications during the original announcement periods in 2014 will be contacted via email by the close of business on 7/24/2015 to confirm that their application is on file.  The email will be coming from Promo.Support@csc.nj.gov.  If you previously submitted an application, but do not receive an email confirmation by 7/24/2015, send an email to Promo.Support@csc.nj.gov.  Applicants should check their junk mail before contacting us indicating no confirmation email was received. 

The 2015 Police Sergeant Orientation Guide, which provides an overview of the testing format, along with ways to prepare for the exam, is also available on the CSC website.  We will post a projected time frame for the examination this summer.  Please continue to check the website for updates.



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