Edison - NJPTC Certified

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Department Edison Police Department
Job TitleNJPTC Certified
Registration Fee$100.00
Location Edison, NJ

Job Announcement

Edison Police Department, NJ Police Jobs



Police Officer

NJ PTC Procedure

Starting salary is $50,000

Application Deadline:  August 31, 2021

The Edison Police Department, located in Middlesex County, is now accepting resumes for the position of Police Officer from applicants who are currently:

New Jersey Police Training Commission Certified (NJPTC Certified).

Until August 31, we will have two NJ PTC Certified job postings on PoliceApp.com, one for current Police Officers and one for Alternate Route. If you are Alternate Route, currently attending or recently graduated, please apply to the concurrent Edison Alternate Route Job Posting.

  • All resumes will be reviewed, and those selected may be interviewed. Not all applicants will receive an interview.
  • All applicants must go through PoliceApp.com. Do not contact the Township or Police Department.

Failure to follow directions may eliminate you from the process

Please note, we have three current postings. Make sure you submit your resume under the correct posting that applies to your status.

  1. PTC Certified - Not Alternate Route (This Posting)
  2. PTC Certified – Alternate Route (Please exit this posting and find the concurrent Alternate Route Job Posting)
  3. Non PTC Certified – For all Non PTC Certified candidates, our testing process and list is closed. The current Non PTC list will expire October 2022


  • All PTC Certified applications and resumes will be reviewed by an Application Committee.
  • The Application Committee will select applicants to move forward in the process.
  • A Review Committee will conduct oral interviews with candidates selected by the Application Committee.
  • Candidates who pass the oral interview may then proceed in the process as described by ordinance.


  1. Shall be NJ PTC (New Jersey Police Training Commission) certified
  2. Be a citizen of the United States and a resident of New Jersey by the date of appointment;
  3. Be a high school graduate or equivalent between eighteen (18) and thirty-five (35) years of age;
  4. Have a good moral character and not been convicted of criminal offense involving moral turpitude;
  5. Be psychologically and physically fit to perform all the duties of a Police Officer;
  6. Be able to read, write and speak the English language conversantly;
  7. Possess a valid New Jersey driver's license by date of appointment;
  8. Be of sound body and good health sufficient to satisfy the Board of Trustees of the Police and Firemen's Retirement System of New Jersey as to his/her eligibility;
  9. Meet such other requirements as are established in the police rules and regulations;
  10. Be physically capable of meeting the mandated firearms qualifications mandated by the Attorney General's guidelines.
    • No person shall be hired, or rehired, if that person has ever pled guilty or been convicted of an indictable offense in this State, or any state; or received the benefit of pre-trial intervention, or an equivalent diversionary program, arising out of an indictable offense, in this or any other state. No person shall be hired or rehired, if that person has pled guilty, been found guilty, or enrolled in any diversionary program arising from any disorderly or petty disorderly persons offense if such offense involves moral turpitude.
  11. All applicants shall complete a detailed application which will be thoroughly investigated. Failure to pass the background investigation will disqualify an applicant. Examples areas of concern which can lead to disqualification are:
    • Criminal history;
    • Continuous poor driving record;
    • Falsification of any information required of the applicant (given at any time);
    • Other negative information uncovered by investigators.
    • Final determination as to passage or failure of the background investigation will be made by the Chief of Police or his designee.


Edison is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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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