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Egg Harbor (Atlantic County)

Post by Raven » Thu Sep 05, 2019 3:22 am

Egg Harbor Township Police, NJ
Now Hiring for
Police Officer
The Egg Harbor Township Police Department is pleased to announce that it will be accepting applications for the position of Police Officer.

A non-refundable application fee of $60.00 will be charged to all applicants.

The deadline for applications is 11:59 PM, November 10, 2019. All previous applications submitted to the Egg Harbor Twp. Police Department are null and void.

All applicants must take and pass a written examination. The minimum passing score is 80%. The written examination will be held at the Egg Harbor Township High School (24 High School Drive, Egg Harbor Twp. NJ 08234) on the date of November 14, 2019. All applicants must report to that location on that date, no later than 5:30 PM in proper business attire.

PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT QUALIFICATIONS HAVE CHANGED. Review the list of qualifications carefully to ensure that you are eligible for the position. Per Township Ordinance, to be qualified for this position, the applicant must now possess a Bachelor’s Degree OR have served 4 years active United States Military Service (Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard) with an honorable discharge, prior to appointment as an officer. Failure to meet this qualification at the time of proposed appointment may eliminate the applicant from further consideration.

Applicants must:

Be a U.S. citizen
Be a resident of New Jersey
Be at least 21 years of age and no older than 35 years of age at their time of appointment. (N.J.S.A. 43:16A-3(1))
Possess a Baccalaureate (Bachelor's) Degree (or) have served at least 4 years active duty in United States military service with an honorable discharge, prior to the date of appointment as an officer
Possess a valid New Jersey driver’s license
Have no criminal record
Must pass a written examination
Must pass a physical fitness indicator test, with minimum scores of:
1.5 mile run in 15 minutes, 55 seconds or less
300 meter run in 70.1 seconds or less
Vertical jump of 15 inches or more
24 push-ups in 1 minute or less
28 sit-ups in 1 minute or less
Must pass a physical examination conducted by a physician selected by Egg Harbor Township
Must be of sound moral character verified by a background investigation
Must pass an oral interview with the Chief of Police and Township Officials
Must pass a psychological examination
Preference for employment shall be given to Egg Harbor Township residents, defined as an individual who has been a bona fide resident of Egg Harbor Township for 12 consecutive months prior to the date of filing their application. Preference shall then be given to Atlantic County residents, and then residents of the State of New Jersey.

TESTING PROCEDURES (sequence may vary)
Written examination
Physical fitness indicator test
Background investigation
Oral interview
Psychological exam
Medical exam
Drug screening

Successful candidates that are hired are sent to the Police Academy, unless the applicant is appropriately certified by the Police Training Commission (PTC). The police academy is a training program that is approximately 22 weeks long.
Upon successful completion of the Police Academy, officers are assigned to the Patrol Division and to a Field Training Officer for an additional 16 weeks.
(NOTE: Successful completion of all training is required for employment.)

Paid Police Academy Training, if not already certified by the New Jersey PTC
Medical Benefits
Dental Coverage
108 vacation hours your first full year of service
An annual college incentive of $2,500 for a Master’s Degree
Full tuition reimbursement for approved college courses taken while employed (after probationary period)
Retirement after 30 years of service with a full pension.

It is the policy of the Township to provide and encourage equal employment and business opportunity for all persons and to prohibit discrimination in employment and business practices. The Township shall not discriminate on the basis of any sensory, mental, or physical disability in employment unless such a disability prevents the performance of the essential duties required of the position and which are bona fide occupational qualifications which cannot be accommodated without undue hardship.

Jobs close at 11:59 PM (Eastern) on the deadline date specified, or when the position capacity has been met, or unless otherwise specified in the announcement. If the deadline date is not specified in the announcement, the agency has sole discretion on setting the deadline and jobs may close without notice. It is the applicant's responsibility to thoroughly read and understand the deadline requirements and capacity limits as outlined by the agency.
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