Hackensack PD - Job Details

Certified Police Officer

  • Experience: 0-3 years
  • Openings: 5
  • Location: NY
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Salary: 10000.00
  • Post Time: 718 Day Ago.

Job Responsibilities:

  • NJ PTC Basic Police Officer Certification or, Waivable SLEO II, or currently enrolled in a Basic Police Officer Academy class. Education: A bachelor’s degree, or (2) an associate’s degree or at least 60 college credits, plus two years of satisfactory employment; or (3) at least 30 college credits, plus two years of active duty military service with an honorable discharge. Age: Not less than 21 years or more than 35 years of age. Citizenship: Be a citizen of the United States. Residency: Be a resident of New Jersey while serving in such position. Health: Be sound in body and of good health. Language: Be able to read, write and speak the English language well and intelligently. Driver’s License: Possess a current, valid driver’s license at the time of application. Character: Be of good moral character and not have been convicted of any criminal offense involving moral turpitude. Background Investigation: Pass a comprehensive background investigation including criminal history. Medical Examination: Pass a medical and psychiatric examination. Drug Screen: Pass a pre-employment drug screening. Applications are available at Watchung Police Headquarters or online at www.watchungpd.com/recruitment.html

Description:

  • The Watchung, NJ Police Department is currently screening applicants for the position of Full Time Police Officer. All candidates must meet the following minimum requirements:

Qualifications:

  • NJ PTC Basic Police Officer Certification or, Waivable SLEO II, or currently enrolled in a Basic Police Officer Academy class. Education: A bachelor’s degree, or (2) an associate’s degree or at least 60 college credits, plus two years of satisfactory employment; or (3) at least 30 college credits, plus two years of active duty military service with an honorable discharge. Age: Not less than 21 years or more than 35 years of age. Citizenship: Be a citizen of the United States. Residency: Be a resident of New Jersey while serving in such position. Health: Be sound in body and of good health. Please submit a completed application packet by June 10th, 2022 (11:59PM) to: Watchung Police Department 840 Somerset Street Watchung, NJ 07069 Attn: Chief Andrew Hart Applications may be mailed or hand delivered, but emailed submissions will not be accepted. After all applications are reviewed, the top candidates will be called for an interview. The Borough of Watchung is an equal opportunity employer. Job Type: Full-time Pay: From $50,000.00 per year Benefits: Dental insurance Employee assistance program Health insurance Paid time off Retirement plan Schedule: 12 hour shift Work Location: One location