Investigator-Provisional (Family/Criminal Divisions)

US Government, Passaic Vicinage

**The applicant pool from this posting may be used to fill additional position(s) if another Investigator position becomes available within 5 months of the closing date of this recruitment. **   

Positions will be filled in the Criminal and Family Divisions. 

When you come to work for New Jersey Judiciary you will join an 8500-member strong TEAM that operates with the highest standards of independence, integrity, fairness and quality service. You will be engaged with work that has purpose, meaning and makes a difference in lives of the public we serve.  We work hard every day to build the public’s trust and confidence in our court system, which includes issues such as bail reform, marijuana decriminalization and recovery court.   Whether it be in a courtroom, an administrative office, a courthouse training room, an IT office or in the field, our Judiciary workforce is improving the lives of countless individuals and families every day. We honor the dignity and individualism of each member of our organization while fostering professionalism and continuous improvement in our work.

SALARY:  The salary range for this position is $43,675.04 to $82,662.99 for Schedule A, and $43,675.04 to $74,001.96 for Schedule B.  For newly hired individuals, the starting salary will normally be at the minimum of the salary range. For current Judiciary employees, salary upon promotion or advancement will be an increase of 5% of base salary, not to exceed the maximum of the range, or the minimum salary of the band/level, whichever is greater. Judiciary employees hired prior to August 20, 2014, are considered Schedule A. Newly hired individuals, and Judiciary employees hired on or after August 20, 2014, are considered Schedule B.

REMOTE WORKThe Judiciary currently offers a hybrid work schedule, and this position may qualify for up to 2 days of remote work outside of Judiciary buildings. To participate in this program, you will be required to have high speed home internet access.


The Judiciary offers a strong opportunity for growth.

The selected candidate will conduct interviews and perform investigatory work including initial case work-up and data entry in support of pre- and post-dispositional functions, complaints, allegations, enforcement activities, and other court services. Prepare reports for the court, monitor case flow, and provide case information to requesters. Manage a caseload requiring minimal follow up.

Perform other related duties as required.    


*** Provisional Appointments ***

This position is in the classified (career) service. Since an open competitive certification for this location is currently unavailable, applicants selected from this recruitment will be appointed provisionally at this time. Applicants applying for this position must also apply for and take the New Jersey Civil Service Commission Open Competitive Exam and be reachable on the resulting eligible list for this location. Information regarding the Open Competitive Exam for this title may be found on the New Jersey Civil Service Commission website: or by calling their Information Center at 609-292-4144.


They would have had to respond to the following announcements and applied to take the test:

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