Closter - Level 1 - NJ PTC / SLEOII Certified Police Officer

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Job Overview

Department Closter Police Department
Job TitleLevel 1 - NJ PTC / SLEOII Certified Police Officer
Registration Fee$75.00
Location Closter, NJ

Job Announcement

Closter Police Department, NJ Police Jobs



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The Closter Police Department is currently recruiting for the position of New Jersey PTC Certified Police Officer

  • Applications must be submitted by 1/31/2021 via 
  • No applications will be accepted at the Police Department.   
  • This hiring list may remain active for up to two years. 
  • Once you have completed your application and relevant documentation, do not call the Closter Police Department.  Candidates who are selected to continue in the hiring process will be contacted by Chief John McTigue with further instructions via the Police App system.   


The Closter Police Department will be accepting applications for the position of New Jersey PTC Certified Probationary Police Officer from candidates who meet the below listed Closter Police Department Minimum Application Requirements.

The position of Probationary Police Officer that candidates are applying for with Closter Police Department is an entry level position regardless of background or experience. The starting salary is the after academy step, $45,967.

Selection Process 

Candidates must possess a New Jersey  Police Training Course certificate for the “Basic Course for Police Officers” or have completed the Alternate Route Basic Police Officer Program at a New Jersey Police Training Commission approved school or a NJ  (SLEOII) certificate that meets the requirements for a waiver of training by the time of appointment .  The process may also include a written examination, physical fitness test, extensive background investigation, oral interview, and upon conditional appointment, a medical examination and psychological evaluation.


  • Candidates must have a Bachelor Degree from an accredited college or university recognized by the NJ Department of Higher Education                   (or)
  • An associate degree in Criminal justice or Police science from an accredited college or university recognized by the NJ Department of Higher Education
  • In lieu of a college degree a candidate must possess a valid NJ PTC or SLEOII certificate at time of appointment.


All candidates must be at least 18 years of age on date of application, and not reached their 35th birthday on the date of appointment.


Must be a resident of the State of New Jersey and must be a citizen of the United States.


Candidates must have a good reputation and be if sound moral character. Any conviction for an indictable offense or any other crime and offenses are subject to evaluation during the background investigation.

The Borough of Closter is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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