Florham Park - Police Officer

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Job Overview

Department Florham Park Police Department
TypeEntry Level
Job TitlePolice Officer
SalaryStarting Salary: $57,675
Registration Fee$100.00
Location Florham, NJ

Job Announcement

Florham Park Police Department, NJ Police Jobs


The Borough of Florham Park Police Department is currently accepting applications for the entry level position of Police Officer with a starting salary of $57,675.  Applicants must complete an Application and submit a Resume no later than 11:59pm September 25, 2023. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Applicants must also meet the following qualifications: 

  1. Must be a citizen of the United States and a resident of New Jersey.
  2. Be at least eighteen (18) years of age but not exceed thirty-five (35) years of age.
  3. Must possess a valid New Jersey automobile driver’s license.
  4. Shall have graduated from high school or possess a General Equivalency Degree (GED).
  5. Must pass the required physical agility test detailed below.
  6. Must possess the ability to perform all the tasks and duties of a Police Officer.
  7. Pass a medical and psychological examination. Any psychological, medical or physical condition or defect which might prevent efficient performance of the duties of the position, cause the appointee to be a hazard to himself/herself or others, or become aggravated, as a result of the performance of these duties, will be cause for rejection.
  8. Must pass an extensive background investigation to include drug screening.

The Department will determine the number of applicants to be tested and those applicants that meet the required qualifications will participate in the Physical Agility Test in October of 2023, exact date to be determined.  Applicants will be required to pass the Police Training Commission (PTC) pre-admission physical fitness test, mandated by the PTC, prior to the entrance into the Police Academy.  All applicants will be required to take and pass the Physical Agility Test.

  1. The applicant must complete a vertical jump of 15 inches or more,
  2. The applicant must complete 28 sit ups in 1 minute or less,
  3. The applicant must complete a 300 meter run in 70.1 seconds or less,
  4. The applicant must successfully complete 24 push-ups in 1 minute or less, and
  5. The applicant must successfully complete a 1.5 mile run in 15:55 minutes or less.

For more information, visit our website at www.FPPD.net

The Borough of Florham Park is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please direct questions regarding this position to jorlando@fppd.net

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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