Montclair Township - Alternate Route Only (No laterals/transfers) - Entry Level Police Officer

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Job Overview

Department Montclair Township Police Department
TypeEntry Level
Job TitleAlternate Route Only (No laterals/transfers) - Entry Level Police Officer
Registration Fee$35.00
Location Montclair, NJ

Job Announcement

Montclair Township Police Department, NJ Police Jobs

Are you ready to make a positive impact on your community and ensure the safety of its residents? The Montclair Police Department is seeking dedicated individuals to join our team as Police Officers. As a member of our department, you will play a crucial role in maintaining public order, preventing and investigating crimes, and building strong relationships with the community.

Key Responsibilities:

1.) Patrol and Enforcement: Conduct proactive patrols to deter criminal activity, respond to calls for service, and enforce laws and ordinances.

2.) Community Engagement: Foster positive relationships with community members through outreach programs, public events, and educational initiatives.

3.) Service: Respond to non-crime related calls for service and provide assistance to community members in need.

4.) Investigation: Conduct thorough and impartial investigations of criminal incidents, gather evidence, interview witnesses, and collaborate with other law enforcement agencies.

5.) Emergency Response: Respond to emergencies, accidents, and disasters, providing assistance and maintaining order.

6.) Public Safety: Work collaboratively with other public safety agencies to ensure the overall safety and well-being of the community.


*No laterals/transfers*

  • Enrolled in a Police Academy or PTC certified and: 60 college credits or 2 years active military service w/ Honorable Discharge
  • Valid driver's license.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or have the legal right to work in the United States.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to make sound decisions under pressure.



  • Competitive salary with regular salary increases.
  • Comprehensive health, dental, and vision insurance.
  • Retirement benefits.
  • Paid vacation and sick leave.
  • Opportunities for career advancement and specialized training.

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