What is it like to work at New Jersey Department of Corrections?

3.3Work/Life Balance
3.9Job Security/Advancement
I enjoy my job. My concentration is on gaining experience in my career (social work).
Written by Newark, New Jersey, Senior CORRECTION OFFICER (Current Employee) from Newark, NJ on March 21, 2018
Working in the NJDOC-New Jersey Department of Corrections(Police) is a good experience and place to work. As a Correction Police Officer, I have gained managerial experience and knowledge, even though I am not a direct manager. As an office, I wear many hats (empowerment, teacher, social worker, guidance counselor, just to name a few). I enjoy assisting - more ... the general population with redirecting their life. I enjoy combatting recidivism. I really enjoy my job and coworkers. Thus, although I work in a prison setting, it can be a happy go lucky day, but it only takes a minute to have a bad day w ... - less
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