Bernards Township - SLEO III

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Job Overview

Department Bernards Township Police Department
Salary$40.00 per hour
Registration Fee$35.00
Location Basking Ridge, NJ

Job Announcement

Bernards Township Police Department, NJ Police Jobs


POSTING DATE: 06/09/2023

  APPLICATION DEADLINE: 07/30/2023 or until position is filled
POSITION TYPE: Regular/Full-Time DEPARTMENT: Police  
POSITION REPORTS TO: Chief of  Police    


HOURS PER WEEK: 40/week – hours vary – will be dictated by Chief of Police

The Bernards Twp. Police Department is accepting applications for the position of Class III Special Police Officer. The Class III Special Police Officer, under the direction of the Chief of Police, shall conduct school safety and security duties within the Township of Bernards school district.  Anticipated start date will be September 2023.  

Minimum Qualifications:

The applicant must:

  • Be a resident of the State of New Jersey during his or her term of appointment to this position.
  • Be able to read, write, and speak the English language with reasonable proficiency and possess a High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Be sound in body and of good health, which must be certified by a physician licensed to  practice in the State of New Jersey.
  • Be of good moral character and must not have been convicted of any offense involving dishonesty as would make the applicant unfit to perform his or her duties.
  • Be a retired law enforcement officer less than 65 years of age who served as a duly-qualified, fully-trained, full-time police officer in any municipality or county of this state, or as a member of the State Police, and was separated from that prior service in good standing within 3 years of appointment to this position.
  • The applicant must be physically capable of performing the functions of the position in accordance with the Police Training Commission (PTC).
  • The applicant must possess a NJ Police Training Commission Basic Police Officer Certification or NJ State Police Academy Certification.
  • The applicant must possess a valid New Jersey Driver’s License.
  • The applicant must successfully pass a background investigation.
  • Applicants successfully passing the first phase will be subject to oral interviews.
  • Any applicant offered a conditional offer of employment will be required to pass a medical examination, psychological evaluation, and drug screening.
  • Preference may be given to retired police officers who previously served as a School Resource Officer (SRO), Juvenile Officer, or D.A.R.E/L.E.A.D. Instructor.
  • The Class III Officer shall work as assigned, while school is in session, to be determined upon hiring.
  • The position will not receive health benefits, personal or vacation time. Paid sick leave will be earned at a rate consistent with NJ Earned Sick Leave Policy.
  • Class III Officers are eligible for extra duty details for school-related functions.


Effective 9/1/11, all employees of State and local government must reside in the State of NJ, unless exempted under law. If you already work for State or local government as of 9/1/11, and you do not live in NJ, you are not required to move to NJ if there is no more than a seven day break in employment. However, if you begin your office, position or employment on 9/1/11 or later, you must reside in NJ. If you do not reside in NJ, you have one year after the date you take your office, position or employment to relocate your residence to NJ. If you do not do so, you are subject to removal from your office, position or employment.

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