New Jersey Institute of Technology - Institutional Police Officer

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Job Overview

DepartmentNew Jersey Institute of Technology
TypeEntry Level
Job TitleInstitutional Police Officer
Salary$45,000 - $49,000
LocationNewark, NJ

Job Announcement

New Jersey Institute of Technology, NJ Police Jobs

New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) Police Department

Is now Accepting Applications for

Institutional Police Officer

Minimum Qualifications / Requirements

  • Age: 18-35 (For Enrollment in PFRS) Over 35 for PERS
  • Must possess a valid driver's license. 
  • Must pass medical and psychological examinations as required. 
  • Must pass a drug screening. 
  • Must pass a complete criminal history and background check.
  • Must be a United States citizen.
  • Must be a high school graduate or equivalent. 
  • Ability to understand and carry out oral and written directions. 
  • Ability to take direction and work harmoniously with associates, superior officers, campus visitors, students, faculty and others. 
  • Must be able to qualify with the department issued firearm pursuant to the schedule and course of fire as determined by the Attorney General of New Jersey. 


Salary & Benefits

  • Starting Salary Information:  Academy - $45,000 or Fully Certified and Class II - $49,000
  • Senior steps
  • Christmas, New Year, and Thanksgiving paid holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Sick Days
  • Personal Days
  • State Employee Health Benefits Program
  • Uniform Allowances
  • NJ Police and Fire Pension or NJ Public Employee Retirement System (Based on Age)


Hiring Process

  • Application
  • NJSACOP Written Exam
  • One or more interviews
  • NJSACOP Oral Exam
  • Background investigation
  • Drug testing
  • Physical examination
  • Psychological examination


For more information and to apply, please visit: and search for req37.

To build a diverse workforce, NJIT encourages applications from individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women. EEO employer


University Heights, Newark, NJ 07102-1982

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