Voorhees - Police Officer

Job Overview

Department Voorhees Police Department
TypeEntry Level
Job TitlePolice Officer
SalaryStarting salary $53,493 - $61,169
Deadline May 31, 2022 11:59 PM Eastern
Registration Fee$35.00
Location Voorhees, NJ
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Job Announcement

Voorhees Police Department, NJ Police Jobs

Voorhees Police Department

Full-Time Police Officer

The Voorhees Police Department will be seeking to hire for the position of Full-Time Police Officer.  We are looking for hard-working, dedicated and energetic individuals for our police department. The Voorhees Police Department is an Accredited Agency whose members are community oriented and who take pride in their proactive response to crime, and quality of life issues.  We currently employ 70 Sworn Police Officers, 56 Full-Time Police Officers, 14 Special Law Enforcement Police Officers (SLEO II), 10 Crossing Guards and 10 Civilian Employees. Our department is organized into two divisions: Administration and Operations, and Five Bureaus: Investigations, Patrol, Training, Community Affairs and Administration. Additionally, we offer various specialized assignments to include: Honor Guard Unit, Firearms Unit, Traffic Unit, Social Media Unit, Detective, K-9 Officers, Bike Patrol, Crime Scene Technicians, School Resource Officers, and the Drone Unit. We offer potential recruits a competitive salary, excellent equipment and excellent training.

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:

  • Must possess a High School Diploma or GED
  • Must be 18 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;
  • Must possess a valid New Jersey driver’s license;
  • Applicants must be of good moral and ethical character.
  • Must not have been convicted of any criminal offense or offenses involving moral depravity.

Hiring Process:

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


Voorhees Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Please direct questions regarding this position to dhawkins@vtpd.com

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