Mount Arlington - Police Officer

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Department Mount Arlington Police Department
Job TitlePolice Officer
Salarystarting $52,211 | step nine $124,675
Registration Fee$35.00
Location Mount Arlington, NJ

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Mount Arlington Police Department, NJ Police Jobs




In order to be eligible for this process, applicants must meet the following standards:

  • Be a citizen of the United States.
  • Be a resident of New Jersey.
  • Be not more than 35 years or less than 18 years of age, except as otherwise provided by law.
  • Be sound of body and mind and of good health, sufficient to satisfy the Board of Trustees of the Police and Firemen's Retirement System of New Jersey that he or she is eligible for membership in the retirement system.
  • Be able to read, write and speak the English language well and intelligently.
  • Be of good moral character and not have been convicted of an indictable offense or of a crime involving moral turpitude. 
  • Submit to an oral examination to be in accordance with the Rules and Regulations for the governance of the Borough's Police Department. 
  • Has earned an Associate's Degree, or at least 60 college credits from an accredited college or university, with a concentration in police science, public safety administration, political science, criminal justice or a related field prior to the date of appointment.
  • Currently PTC Certified, Class II Waiver Eligible, Alternate Route Graduate or be enrolled in a New Jersey State Police Academy as an alternate route candidate on or before February 10, 2023. Currently two (2) positions available.

Mt. Arlington Police Department offers a competitive starting salary of $52,211, medical and dental insurance, tuition reimbursement, continued training and development and enrollment in the New Jersey Police and Firemen's Retirement System.

Applications are available on the PoliceApp website at starting January 12, 2023 with an application deadline of February 10, 2023 by 4pm. There is a $35.00 non-refundable fee to complete the on-line application process.

The Borough of Mt. Arlington is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants shall be given full consideration.

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Applicants are responsible for checking their email and logging into their PoliceApp, PublicSafetyApp, FireFighterApp or EmployementApp account to monitor for emails, scheduling and process updates.

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