Roxbury Township - Patrol Officer

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Job Overview

Department Roxbury Township Police Department
TypeEntry Level
Job TitlePatrol Officer
Salary$56,307 to $131,939 (current top patrol base salary)
Registration Fee$35.00
Location Ledgewood, NJ

Job Announcement

Roxbury Township Police Department, NJ Police Jobs



During the period of January 14  to February 16 2024, the Roxbury Township Police Department will be accepting applications for the position of full-time patrol officer.  We will be hiring at least 4 officers from this list.  If you meet the eligibility requirements below, you may apply at  The physical fitness test is tentatively scheduled for February 25, 2024 at the Roxbury High School located at 1 Bryant Drive, Succasunna, NJ (March 3 in the event of inclement weather).  The PT events can be found below.  You are not required to achieve perfect scores, however cumulative scoring will be used to determine who advances to the interview phase of the process.


We will also be offering an optional PT Pre-Test on Jan. 28, 9AM at the high school where all the exercises will be thoroughly explained and demonstrated.  Participants will have the opportunity to then try each event and receive feedback from the instructors and be better prepared for the actual test.  Everyone is encouraged to attend, however attendance does not grant any special consideration in the selection process.  Please RSVP with if you plan on attending; you do not need to submit an application in order to attend.

If you already possess full NJ PTC, or Class 2 SLEO certification you are still required to complete the entire hiring process.  (Starting salary negotiable for PTC certified and academy waiver is available for qualified Class II applicants).

Basic eligibility requirements at time of appointment:
Between 18 and 35 years old
United States Citizen
Valid NJ driver’s license

And at least ONE the following:

-Applicants must currently have 60 college credits with (2) years of any type of gainful employment.
-Honorable Discharge from the Military with minimum of (3) years of service.
-Four year college degree

Any questions related to eligibility or the hiring procedure should be directed to
Roxbury Township is an equal opportunity employer. 

PT Events:                            100% score:

Push-ups                              65 push-ups in 1 minute (female 50 push-ups)

Sit-ups                                  50 sit-ups in 1 minute (female 45 sit-ups)

Agility run                              Illinois State Police shuttle run 15 seconds

Vertical leap                          25 inches

Pull-ups                                16, no time limit (female 8 pull-ups)

1 ½ mile run                           9 minutes 30 seconds

Please direct questions regarding this position to

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.

Applicants are responsible for checking their email and logging into their PoliceApp, PublicSafetyApp, FireFighterApp or EmployementApp account to monitor for emails, scheduling and process updates.

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