The NJ LEE Application Period is NOW OPEN!
The New Jersey Civil Service Commission (NJCSC) has posted the formal Announcement and opened the online application portal for the 2022 NJ LEE.
Get Ready to Prepare for Excellence
The CCS Test Prep® Online Program Early Registration has been posted on the www.ccstest.com website. The fee for the online program is $425. Due to the likelihood that any in-class prep sessions could be cancelled last minute due to factors such as virus concerns, etc., CCS Test Prep® is only offering the highly effective online program. This approach will ensure that all students have the opportunity for full and proper preparation without any last minute disruptions. The 30-day (24/7) very focused program has proven to be the most effective exam preparation approach for the upcoming NJ LEE and far better than 2-day, in-person seminars.
THE APPLICATION PROCESS FOR THE NJ LEE
You can access the formal NJ Civil Service Commission online Application at: NJCSC NJ LEE (Click Here).
The NJCSC CLOSING DATE for NJ LEE applications is set as February 28, 2022.
IMPORTANT: In a very confusing way, the NJCSC has modified the normal application process for the NJ LEE and now requires that interested candidates submit individual applications online for each title and jurisdiction for which he or she would like to be eligible. It is important to note that most jurisdictions have residency preferences, so residents are placed ahead of non-residents on the formal list. Candidates should look at which jurisdictional area is listed as (1) within the column entitled “open to residents of” on the NJCSC job posting portal at: https://info.csc.state.nj.us/vats/. The candidate should compare his or her personal residency location and make sure it matches up with the jurisdictional area listed as (1) in the portal. Hiring agencies will draw from the jurisdictional area listed as (1) as their primary list. Only a few departments in the state make it to the jurisdictional area listed as (2) during the life of the list. Of course, everyone applying is a NJ resident, so everyone is residency eligible for the NJ State titles that are listed. Most of the municipal police agencies have a “residency preference” and pull from their local residents first.
It is important that interested candidates properly apply before the February 28, 2022, closing date and apply to the appropriate jurisdictions and titles considering residency, etc.
This process is very important, as the lists generated from the NJ LEE are commonly used for as long as 3 years.
NOTE: The NJ LEE is also used for Parole Officer Recruit as well as the NJDOC titles.
I look forward to having the opportunity to help you achieve an exceptional score on the 2022 NJ LEE!
Chief David A. Paprota, Ed.D. (Ret.)