Chester - Class III

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Department Chester Police Department
Job TitleClass III
Salary$35.00 per hour
Deadline Jul 21, 2024 11:59 PM Eastern
Registration Fee$35.00
Location Chester, NJ
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Job Announcement

Chester Police Department, NJ

Hiring Notice; For one Class III Special Police Officer 

The Chester Police Department has approved the hiring of professional, qualified, and energetic applicants for the position of Class III Special Police Officer.  Applicants should possess the department’s Core Values of Honesty, Integrity, Fairness, Compassion, and Respect. 

The Class III Special Police Officers shall conduct school safety and security duties within the Gill St. Bernard’s School K-12 School District. 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • The applicant must be a retired law enforcement officer less than 65 years of age, who served as a duly qualified, fully trained, full-time officer in any municipality or county of this State or as a member of the State Police and was separated from that prior service in good standing, within three years of appointment to this position.
  • Applicant must be physically capable of performing the functions of the position, determined in accordance with the Police Training Commission.
  • Applicants must possess a NJ Police Training Commission Basic Police Officer Certification or NJ State Police Academy Certification.
  • Applicants must possess a valid New Jersey Driver License.
  • Applicant must successfully pass a background investigation.
  • Applicants must successfully pass a psychological/medical evaluation.



Starting Salary for the Class III Special Police Officer shall be $35.00 per hour, and he/she shall work a schedule up to 38 hours weekly, to be determined upon hiring. The Class III Special Police Officer shall only work when school is in session. Although announcing the position at this time, successful candidates will begin employment at the start of school in September 2024.    


Preference may be given to retired police officers who previously served in a capacity as a School Resource, D.A.R.E or L.E.A.D. Officer.  

The Chester Police Department is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants shall be given full consideration.


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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.

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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