Paulsboro - Police Officer

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Job Overview

Department Paulsboro Police Department
TypeEntry Level
Job TitlePolice Officer
SalaryStarting salary $44,200 - $63,900
Registration Fee$35.00
Location Paulsboro, NJ

Job Announcement

Paulsboro Police Department, NJ Police Jobs

Paulsboro Police Department

Is now Accepting Applications for the Position of Police Officer


Required Qualifications:

  • Certified in Basic Course for Police Officers by the NJ Police Training Commission, OR
  • Currently enrolled in a Police Training Commission certified NJ Police Academy, OR
  • Certified as a NJ Special Law Enforcement Officer Class II AND meet the requirements set forth by the NJ Police Training Commission and be eligible for a waiver to Basic Course for Police Officers.

Additional Requirements:

  • Possess a minimum of 60 college credits, OR 2 years law enforcement experience with prior military experience (an exception to policy will be considered on a case-by-case basis);
  • 21 years of age and less than 35 years of age at time of appointment;
  • Must be a resident of New Jersey and citizen of the United States;
  • Possess a valid New Jersey driver’s license;
  • Applicants must be of good moral and ethical character.


  • Detailed application;
  • Initial oral interview process;
  • Command level interview process with Paulsboro Police Administration;
  • Complete and pass an extensive background investigation;
  • Complete and pass a psychological and medical examination to include a drug screening test.


  • Starting salary $44,200 - $63,900
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision care.


  • 2022 Top Patrol Base Salary: $101,500.00  -  $102,600.00
  • Shift differential
  • College degree incentives
  • Longevity
  • 280 hours vacation time, including four personal days, after completion of 1 year of service
  • Healthcare upon retirement


The Paulsboro Police Department is an equal opportunity employer.

Positions are filled with the best qualified candidate as determined by the Chief of Police.

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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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