Edison - NJPTC Certified Police Officer

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Department Edison Police Department
TypeCertified
Job TitleNJPTC Certified Police Officer
Registration Fee$100.00
Location Edison, NJ

Job Announcement

Edison Police Department, NJ

 

EDISON POLICE DEPARTMENT

Police Officer

Starting salary is $50,000

NJ PTC Procedure

Application Deadline:  Sunday, November 17, 2019

(May be closed earlier if capacity reached)

 

The Edison Police Department, located in Middlesex County, is now accepting resumes for the position of Police Officer from applicants who are currently:

  1. NJ PTC Certified, Police Officers in Good Standing
  2. NJ PTC Certified, but not yet employed as Police Officers
  3. Currently Attending NJ PTC Academy; to be considered upon graduation & certification.

  • All applications and resumes will be reviewed by an Application Committee.
  • The Application Committee will select applicants to move forward in the process.
  • A Review Committee will conduct oral interviews with candidates selected by the Application Committee.
  • Candidates who pass the oral interview may then proceed in the process as described by ordinance.

How To Apply:

Apply online on PoliceApp.com by Sunday, November 17, 2019.   Any applications and/or resumes submitted prior to this posting will not be considered, Applicants Must Re-apply.


Requirements:

  1. Be a citizen of the United States and a resident of New Jersey by the date of appointment;
  2. Be a high school graduate or equivalent between eighteen (18) and thirty-five (35) years of age;
  3. Have a good moral character and not been convicted of criminal offense involving moral turpitude;
  4. Be psychologically and physically fit to perform all the duties of a Police Officer;
  5. Be able to read, write and speak the English language conversantly;
  6. Possess a valid New Jersey driver's license by date of appointment;
  7. Shall possess a minimum of sixty (60) credits from an accredited college or university. In lieu of the minimum of sixty (60) college credit requirement, an applicant
    • shall have completed two (2) years of active military service with an honorable discharge; or
    • shall be NJ PTC (New Jersey Police Training Commission) certified; or
    • have been a Police Officer in good standing for a period of at least one (1) year in another jurisdiction.
  8. Be of sound body and good health sufficient to satisfy the Board of Trustees of the Police and Firemen's Retirement System of New Jersey as to his/her eligibility;
  9. Meet such other requirements as are established in the police rules and regulations;
  10. Be physically capable of meeting the mandated firearms qualifications mandated by the Attorney General's guidelines.
    • No person shall be hired, or rehired, if that person has ever pled guilty or been convicted of an indictable offense in this State, or any state; or received the benefit of pre-trial intervention, or an equivalent diversionary program, arising out of an indictable offense, in this or any other state. No person shall be hired or rehired, if that person has pled guilty, been found guilty, or enrolled in any diversionary program arising from any disorderly or petty disorderly persons offense if such offense involves moral turpitude.
  11. All applicants shall complete a detailed application which will be thoroughly investigated. Failure to pass the background investigation will disqualify an applicant. Examples areas of concern which can lead to disqualification are:
    • Criminal history;
    • Continuous poor driving record;
    • Falsification of any information required of the applicant (given at any time);
    • Other negative information uncovered by investigators.
    • Final determination as to passage or failure of the background investigation will be made by the Chief of Police or his designee.

Edison is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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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