Employment Counselor - Sheriff's Office
$40,000 - $80,000
Job Description and Requirements:
  • The ideal candidate will provide employment counseling for both incarcerated and post inmates with re-integration back into the workforce as needed, to include job search and job readiness services.

    Employment Counseling with inmates (to include mock interviewing, job readiness, matching skills to positions based on qualifications
    Re-Entry Group facilitation with Re-Entry Counselor
    Resume writing
    Establishing relationships with community businesses developing those into potential employers
    Tracking and follow up upon release (1 month, 6 months, 1 year post release)
    Connecting the inmate to Training/Education through Department of Labor if necessary
    Interviews and counsels applicants
    Record needed personal and vocation data and assists applicants in evaluating their vocation abilities and potential, interest, capabilities and relating them to realistic occupation objectives
    Selects and refers applicants to training programs or work experience sites in conjunction with applicants employable plan and monitor's the trainee's progress
    Refers applicants to other community agencies for special services beyond the scope of the local office as required
    Prepare clear, sound, accurate and informative histories and reports of counseling activities findings, conclusions and recommendations
    Conducts follow up on placements

    Knowledge of principles and techniques of vocational guidance
    Knowledge of individual differences in people and of personality development
    Knowledge of group dynamics as applied to occupational development

    Please be advised, all Monmouth County positions are on site. There are no provisions to work remotely.

The County of Monmouth Additional Requirements:
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree
How to apply:
  • Individuals will only be considered if they possess the minimum requirements listed above.
  • All applicants: In order to be considered for a job opening, an Application for Employment must be completed for each position. Resumes may be attached but are not considered as substitution for a fully completed job application form. mc-humanresources@co.monmouth.nj.us
  • Mail: Completed applications referencing the job title code on the application to: County of Monmouth, Human Resources Department, 1 East Main Street, Freehold, NJ 07728
  • Phone: To request a Job Application be mailed to you, call 732-431-7300
  • In Person: Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
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