Bedminster Township - Police Officer

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Job Overview

Department Bedminster Township Police Department
TypeEntry Level
Job TitlePolice Officer
Registration Fee$35.00
Location Bedminster, NJ

Job Announcement

Bedminster Township Police Department, NJ Police Jobs



The Bedminster Township Police Department is seeking to hire for the position of Full-Time Police Officer. We are looking for hardworking, dedicated, and energetic individuals for our police department. We are comprised of officers who are community oriented and who take pride in their proactive response to crime and quality of life issues. We currently employ 16 Full-Time Police Officers and are looking to expand the department to 18 Full-Time Police Officers.
Applicants must possess a New Jersey PTC Basic Course for Police Officers Certification, or be an Alternate Route police academy graduate or possess a SLEO-II Certification that is eligible to receive a waiver from the New Jersey PTC. Recruits currently attending a police academy are eligible to apply as well.

Minimum Qualifications:

1. Be a citizen of the United States and a resident of New Jersey by the date of appointment;

2. Possess a valid New Jersey driver's license;

3. Be between the ages of 21 and 35 years of age;

4. Have a good moral character and not been convicted of a criminal offense involving moral turpitude;

5. Possess one of the following:

  • · A bachelor's degree, signifying completion of the undergraduate curriculum and graduation from an accredited college or university; or
  • · An associates degree or have completed 60 college credits from an accredited college or university; or
  • · Completed 30 college credits from an accredited college or university and at least 2 years of active military service with an honorable discharge;

6. Be psychologically and physically fit to perform all of the duties of a Police Officer;

7. Be able to read, write, and speak the English language conversantly;


  • Salary Range: $48,702 - $123,399. (Starting salary will be based on experience. The PBA contract expired in 2022 and is currently being negotiated).
  • College reimbursement in Law Enforcement related courses of study.
  • Medical and dental benefits.
  • Membership in the New Jersey Police and Fire Retirement System.

Hiring Process:

  • The department will accept résumés and cover letters from potential candidates.
  • Selected candidates will go before an interview panel.
  • Candidates selected to continue in the process will be asked to submit an application.
  • Complete and pass a thorough background investigation.
  • Complete and pass a psychological and medical examination to include a drug screening.

How to Apply:

Applications including a résumé and cover letter must be submitted on-line via PoliceApp:

Submission deadline is on June 14, 2023 by 11:59pm. This position will remain open until it is filled.

Bedminster Township 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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