Chesterfield Township - Full Time Police Officer

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Job Overview

Department Chesterfield Township Police Department
TypeEntry Level
Job TitleFull Time Police Officer
Salary$49,216.00 – $114,074.00
Registration Fee$35.00
Location Chesterfield, NJ

Job Announcement

Chesterfield Township Police Department, NJ Police Jobs

Full Time Police Officer

The Chesterfield Township Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of full time Police Officer. The Chesterfield Township Police Department, located in Burlington County, consists of 12 sworn officers serving approximately 10,000 residents within 22 square miles.


Interested candidates must meet the following minimum requirements.

  • Must not be less than 18 years of age or more than 35 years of age, unless currently enrolled in Police and Fire Retirement system
  • Proof of US Citizenship
  • Proof of residency in New Jersey
  • Proof of valid New Jersey driver’s license with less than 3 points
  • Be able to read, write and speak the English language well.
  • Have not been convicted of any criminal offense or offenses involving moral turpitude.
  • Is sound in body and good health
  • Successfully complete psychological and medical examinations.
  • Successfully pass a drug screening test.
  • Applicants must successfully present themselves in a manner determined satisfactory in an oral interview given by the Personnel Review Committee.

Preference will be given to candidates who possess a valid Basic Police Officer certification or a waivable SLEO II certification or an Alternate Route certificate of graduation from the New Jersey Police Training Commission.

Patrolmen salary range $49,216.00 – $114,074.00

The “New Jersey First Act,” N.J.S.A. 52:14-7 (L. 2011, Chapter 70), requires new public employees to reside in the State of New Jersey within one (1) year of employment. The Chesterfield Township Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to inclusive hiring and dedicated to diversity in our staff. We strongly encourage people from all groups and communities to apply.


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