Long Hill Township - Full Time Police Officer

Job Overview

Department Long Hill Township Police Department
TypeEntry Level
Job TitleFull Time Police Officer
Deadline May 31, 2024 11:59 PM Eastern
Registration Fee$35.00
Location Stirling, NJ
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Long Hill Township Police Department, NJ Police Jobs

Long Hill Township Police Department, NJ Police Jobs

The Long Hill Township Police Department is actively seeking qualified and motivated individuals to join our team of Police Officers. In 2024, we are looking to hire multiple officers to become part of our proactive and community-oriented law enforcement agency, with engaged leadership.

Long Hill Township consists of four communities: the villages of Gillette, Millington and Stirling, and the hamlet of Meyersville. Long Hill Township is in the most southern part of Morris County, New Jersey.  With New Jersey Transit stations in Gillette, Stirling and Millington, and easy access to Highway Routes 78 and 287; Long Hill Township is well suited for commuting into the city. It is bounded by the Passaic River on the south and west, and by the Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge on the north. The Township borders both Union and Somerset Counties.  Long Hill Township has a population of approximately 8,600 residents and covers approximately 12.5 square miles.


The Long Hill Township Police Department currently consists of 23 officers and is growing. The department emphasizes, and promotes, individual development through specialized training. Officers can excel and join one of our expanding Patrol, Support Services, and Investigation sections. The Long Hill Township Police Department strives to provide every officer with the best training, equipment, and current technology to accomplish their job responsibilities.



Eligibility Requirements:

  • Are 18 years of age or older; 
  • Are a citizen of the United States;
  • Are of sound in body and of good health sufficient to satisfy the board of trustees of the police and firemen’s retirement system of New Jersey as to their eligibility for membership in the retirement system;
  • Are able to read, write and speak the English language well and intelligently;
  • Are of good moral character and has not been convicted of any criminal offense involving moral turpitude;
  • Are a graduate of high school or the holder of a general educational development diploma; 
  • If served in the military, did not receive a dishonorable discharge;
  • Meets all eligibility requirements set forth in N.J.S.A. 40A14-122, N.J.S.A. 52:17B.71b and N.J.A.C. 13:1-10.2.
  • The department does not permit beards.


Selection Process:

  • Application review
  • Oral Interview
  • Physical agility test*:
    • Vertical Jump: 15 inches
    • 1 Minute Sit-up: 28 repetitions
    • 300 Meter Run: 70.1 seconds or less
    • 1 Minute Push-up: 24 repetitions
    • 1.5 Mile Run: 15:55 minutes or less
  • Conditional Offer of Employment**
  • Drug Testing
  • Background investigation.
  • Psychological examination
  • Medical Examination


*PTC Certified Applicants are not required to take the Physical Agility Test*

**Conditional offer is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of the background check, drug, medical, and psychological testing.




Application Deadline May 31, 2024


Long Hill Township is an equal opportunity employer in all facets of the personnel process.


Please direct questions regarding this position to sbrown@longhillpolice.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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