Lincoln Park - Police Officer

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Job Overview

Department Lincoln Park Police Department
Job TitlePolice Officer
Salary$49,800 - $134,754
Registration Fee$35.00
Location Lincoln Park, NJ

Job Announcement

Lincoln Park Police Department, NJ Police Jobs

Lincoln Park Police Department

34 Chapel Hill Road, Lincoln Park, NJ 07035

Phone: 973-694-5533

The Borough of Lincoln Park, located in Morris County, New Jersey is currently accepting applications for the position of Police Officer. Under general supervision, the Police Officer performs law enforcement duties in accordance with the mission, goals and objectives of the Lincoln Park Police Department and in compliance with governing federal, state, and local laws.  The Borough of Lincoln Park offers a rewarding career in a progressive and professional environment.  The Borough provides generous benefits, including paid vacation, paid holidays, major medical and dental insurance, and sick leave.

General Qualifications

  • Currently employed by a NJ Civil Service Agency minimum of one year of service (current employer must be willing to sign waiver of release) 
  • Currently enrolled in an Alternate Route Program or a recent graduate from an Alternate Route Program
  • Valid New Jersey Driver’s License
  • Citizen of the United States with New Jersey residency
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Good moral character and not be convicted of any criminal offenses
  • Must pass medical, psychological, and drug screening prior to appointment
  • Interested candidates should submit a resume including cover letter by December 18, 2022, at 11:59 PM


  • Starting salary for 2022 is $49,800 
  • Top Pay $134,754 (Appx B)
  • Top step Patrol Officer as per Appendix B of the current contract is $134,754


The Borough of Lincoln Park is an Equal Opportunity Employer in all facets of the personnel process.  

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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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