Maywood - Certified Police Officer

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Department Maywood Police Department
Job TitleCertified Police Officer
Registration Fee$110.00
Location Maywood, NJ

Job Announcement


Maywood Police Department, NJ Police Jobs





The Borough of Maywood is currently accepting applications for the position of full-time police officer. Maywood is a municipality located in Bergen County. Police Officers work a 12-hour Pitman schedule and have a current signed Memorandum of Agreement. Maywood is a non-civil service municipality.

All applicants must currently have a New Jersey Police Training Commission Certification of Police Officer (fully certified) who are currently employed as a police officer in New Jersey and who have been employed (post academy) with a police agency for more than 2 years, OR officers who are PTC Certified, but not yet employed by a police agency.  You are not eligible to be hired by the Borough of Maywood if we are responsible to your current employer for training costs (Title 40A:14-178.)   No waivers, no SLEO I, or II.  New Jersey police officers with full certifications ONLY. Out of state police certifications are not accepted; no waivers. Applicants will be provided with a study guide and take a written test administered by the N.J. State Police Chief's Association.

The application process is open to all residents, however, we reserve the right to award preference for the following residents: 

1. Borough of Maywood residents

2. Bergen County residents

3. Out of County residents.

Applications will be accepted until February 11, 2022 at 11:59 P.M. OR until the first 100 applications are received.

Interested applicants must also have: 

  • At least 60 college level credits earned and completed from an accredited college or university; or
  • At least two consecutive years of military service with an honorary discharge; and
  • At least two years of full-time law enforcement experience and have satisfactorily completed their probationary period by 2 years, with either a New Jersey municipal, county, or state agency.


He or she shall, prior to being appointed subject to the following condition: satisfactorily pass the physical, psychological/psychiatric examinations and drug testing that will be required. These examinations shall be designed to determine, according to accepted medical and psychological standards, the candidate's fitness and ability to perform the duties of a police officer as well as to demonstrate the candidate's eligibility for inclusion in the Police and Firemen's Retirement System.

For additional requirements, you are encouraged to view: .

How to apply:

Applicants shall apply on-line using website (requires a $100 non-refundable application fee) and upload a resume and cover letter with application. We do not accept email or drop-off submissions. Questions can be directed to Captain Mark Gillies at

After the close of the application process, applicants will be notified when to respond to police headquarters to pick up a testing guide. All applicants will be notified of the testing date and location to be held in Maywood on February 24, 2022. 

The Borough of Maywood is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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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.

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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