Barnegat Township - Police Officer

Job Overview

Department Barnegat Township Police Department
TypeEntry Level
Job TitlePolice Officer
SalaryStarting salary: $58,154 ($50,291 prior to academy graduation)
Deadline Jul 24, 2020 11:59 PM Eastern
Registration Fee$100.00
Contactcarroll355@barnegatpolice.us
Location Barnegat, NJ
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Job Announcement

 

Barnegat Township Police Department, NJ Police Jobs

 BARNEGAT TOWNSHIP POLICE DEPARTMENT
IS NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR

POLICE OFFICERS

(Potential to hire as many as 8 officers during life of the eligibility list!)

 

IMPORTANT TESTING DATES

The Physical Agility testing will be held July 28th, 2020 at 6:00am.   
The Written Exam will be held on August 6th, 2020 (time to be determined but the tests are typically held after 5pm).
Oral Interviews will be scheduled the week of August 17th, 2020

There will be no make up exams!  It is you responsibility to clear your schedule and be available to participate.   There are no refunds for the submission fees under any circumstances. 

GENERAL DUTIES

Please see the below link for full job description

http://www.barnegatpolice.com/barnegat-police-department-2/recruiting/

SALARY

  • Starting salary: $58,154 ($50,291 prior to academy graduation)
  • 6 –Step Top Salary: ~$114,000
  • Uniform Allowance
  • Stipends for Additional Training

 

ABOUT BARNEGAT POLICE DEPARTMENT

  • Barnegat Population: approx 24,000
  • Potential to hire as many as 8 officers during life of the eligibility list (8 officers were hired off of the 2018 list)
  • Barnegat PD answers nearly 20,000 calls for service annually
  • Barnegat PD is the first and only CALEA internationally accredited police department in Ocean County
  • Our officers have access to the latest equipment and technology and are provided a minimum of 120 hours of annual training.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Applicant must be a citizen of the United States and a resident of New Jersey and meet all qualifications as stipulated herein and in New Jersey State Statutes.

Sworn employees must maintain residency in the State of New Jersey during their employment with the agency.

Applicants must have 20/20 vision with or without corrective lenses.

Applicants must be appointed on or before their 35th birthday. There are exceptions to the age requirement for former military personnel who served in an area of conflict as well as certain former law enforcement officers. If you believe that these exceptions apply to you please contact Lieutenant Jason Carroll  at 609-698-5000 prior to submitting your application.

In order to meet the eligibility requirements, candidates must either have Must have either (1) a bachelor's degree signifying completion of the undergraduate curriculum and graduation from an accredited college or university, or (2) have completed four or more years of active military service with an honorable discharge, or (3) have four years of satisfactory full-time employment, or (4) a current New Jersey SLEO Class II certification or BCPO certification.

TESTING REQUIREMENTS

  • Applicants must achieve a minimum passing score of 70% on each phase of the testing process (written examination, physical test, oral interview)

 

HIRING PROCESS

  • Physical test administered by the Barnegat Township Police Department
  • Written test administered by the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police
  • Pre-Employment Personnel Evaluation Profile
  • Oral interview conducted by Barnegat Township Police Department Command Staff
  • Background investigation
  • Medical examination
  • Psychological screening
  • Drug testing
  • Academy training

 

Please direct questions regarding this position to carroll355@barnegatpolice.us


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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