Essex County Sheriff’s Department is seeking individuals interested in joining a multi-cultural, multi-talented, well-trained department of correctional professionals. Correction officers provide care, custody and control of sentenced inmates and pre-trial detainees. The Essex County Sheriff’s department encourages constant growth and progression of its employees in their career paths by making several different avenues available within and outside the walls of our department. We offer the ability to advance from Correctional Officer to Sergeant, Lieutenant, Captain and beyond through a competitive series of testing. We also have a K-9-unit, Security Investigations Division, Tactical Response Team, and Apprehension Team to name a few of the many facets of our department.