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9/10/2012 - Supervising Juvenile Detention Officer (Interim) Internal Only

Job Opportunity

County of Cumberland

790 E. Commerce St.  
Bridgeton, N.J. 08302 


September 10, 2012


Supervising Juvenile Detention Officer (Interim)

Juvenile Detention Center (Internal Job Posting)

Salary: TBD


Duties:  Reports to the Department Head or other supervisory designee; supervises a group of senior juvenile detention officers and/or juvenile detention officers; revises established work schedules to meet changes in workload; assigns officers to positions; assigns tasks to provide new officers with the experience and training required to perform the work; may have responsibility for the complete operation and security of the juvenile facility on assigned shifts; does related work.
Education Requirements:  Successful completion of a training program approved by the New Jersey Police Training Commission within the time period prescribed by law or the New Jersey Police Training Commission.
Experience Requirements:  Three (3) years of experience in the care and custody of juveniles or young inmates confined in an institution. Current Civil Service classification as a permanent Senior Juvenile Detention Officer preferred. 

Hours: Assignments typically occur Monday through Friday. Work hours to be determined.


Note:   Should this position’s vacancy become permanent and the department wishes to refill the vacancy, then a provisional appointment may be made pending Civil Service procedures to permanently appoint into the Supervising Juvenile Detention Officer title.  


Applicants should submit a letter of interest to the Department Head at or fax to 856-455-4927.  Application deadline is September 24, 2012.


The County of Cumberland is an Equal Opportunity Employer