Sheriff's Office Employment Opportunities

Welcome to the Gloucester County Sheriff's Office Employment Opportunities website. We are committed to maintaining a professional and diverse workforce, and we invite you to explore the opportunities available with us.

Sheriff’s Officer

The role of a Sheriff's Officer is critical to our mission of maintaining law and order in Gloucester County. We are looking for dedicated individuals who can uphold our values of Integrity, Respect, Service, and Fairness.

Job Description

As a Sheriff’s Officer, your duties will include but not limited to:

  • Maintaining security in court proceedings.
  • Transporting and ensuring the safety of inmates and the public.
  • Enforcing laws and ordinances.
  • Preventing and detecting crimes.


  • Must be a U.S. citizen.
  • Must be a resident of New Jersey at the time of appointment.
  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Must possess a valid New Jersey driver’s license.
  • Must have a high school diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Must pass the Civil Service Examination.

Selection Process

The selection process for the position of Sheriff's Officer includes but is not limited to:

  1. Civil Service Examination
  2. Initial Application
  3. Physical Fitness Test
  4. Background Investigation
  5. Medical Examination
  6. Psychological Evaluation
  7. Final Interview


We offer benefits that include medical insurance, a retirement pension plan, paid vacation and sick leave, and opportunities for career advancement.

For more information on the New Jersey Civil Service Examination, please visit the New Jersey Civil Service Commission website.

Interested? For more information, please contact our recruitment team at

Gloucester County Sheriff's Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

Note: The information provided above is based on the New Jersey Civil Service information and is subject to change. Always confirm details from the official NJ Civil Service Commission website or the Gloucester County Sheriff's Office before making any decisions.