Barnegat Township - Police Officer

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Job Overview

Department Barnegat Township Police Department
TypeEntry Level
Job TitlePolice Officer
SalaryStarting salary: $56,025 ($48,385 prior to academy graduation)
Registration Fee$100.00
Location Barnegat, NJ

Job Announcement


Barnegat Township Police Department, NJ Police Jobs



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



The Written Exam will be held June 7th, 2018.  Time to be determined, but the tests are typically held after 5pm. 
Physical Agility testing will be held on June 22nd, 2018 at 6:00am
Oral Interviews will be scheduled the week of July 9th, 2018

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. 


Please see the below link for full job description


  • Starting salary: $56,025 ($48,385 prior to academy graduation)
  • 6 –Step Top Salary: $109,849
  • Uniform Allowance
  • Stipends for Additional Training



  • Barnegat Population: approx 24,000
  • Potential to hire as many as 8 officers during life of the eligibility 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 



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 (1) a bachelor’s degree signifying completion of the undergraduate curriculum and graduation from an accredited college or university, OR (2) an associate’s degree OR have completed 60 college credits from an accredited college or university, plus at least two years of satisfactory employment, OR (3) have completed 30 college credits from an accredited college or university plus at least two years of active military service with an honorable discharge.


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



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


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