The Hudson County Sheriff's Office performs all hiring by utilizing a Civil Service List maintained by the New Jersey Civil Service Commission.  Testing is conducted by the Civil Service Commission, who announce testing information via their website.  


Once you have taken the LEE (Law Enforcement Examination), you will be ranked according to score and you will be notified accordingly.  All Sheriff's Officer hiring is done in this manner. If your ranking is high enough, you will be certified by the Civil Service Commission and the hiring procedure will begin with the appointing authority.


Please do not contact the Hudson County Sheriff's Office for employment info since there are no exceptions to this procedure. If you would like further information, you must contact the Civil Service Commission directly, or visit their website at



The Hudson County Sheriff's Office employs a civilian support staff.  Some examples of these positions are:

  • 9-1-1 operator

  • Security Guard

  • Clerk


No prior law enforcement experience is required for these positions.  All prospective new hires must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment.  To learn more, click here.  Interested applicants should contact Hudson County Sheriff's Office Human Resources.