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**HIRING ANNOUNCEMENT- Full-time Police Officer.** - 10/2/2017

POLICE OFFICER POSITION

The Longport Police Department is seeking one (1) full-time police officer. Applicant must be willing to attend a training academy (approximately 20 weeks). Please have completed application submitted by October 28, 2017. No applications will be accepted after 12:00 pm on this date. Starting salary is $44,896.33 after graduating from the academy.

Subsequent to submitting an application, candidates will be screened by a written examination, physical fitness indicator test, background investigation, oral interview and psychological examination. EOE

Requirements:

A United States citizen.
A resident in the state of New Jersey.
At least 21 years of age at the time of application and not older than 35.
Possess an Associate Degree or is currently matriculating at a college or university offering a Baccalaureate Degree and has earned 64 credits toward a Degree or Served 4 years active military service.
Possess a valid New Jersey Drivers license.
Have no criminal record.
Pass a physical fitness indicator test.
Pass a physical examination.
Of sound moral character.
Pass a detailed background investigation.
Pass a written test consisting of multiple choice and/or an essay.
Pass an oral interview with:

 The Chief of Police;
 An interview with the Appropriate Authority of the
Borough of Longport.

Pass a psychological exam by a Psychiatrist or Psychologist chosen by the Borough of Longport . If a candidate has already completed a similar test within the last 12 months, as a condition of employment for another agency , the Borough of Longport reserves the right and may utilize the results of that examination for its own purposes.
Pass Drug Testing screening

***Application packet can be downloaded by clicking the Downloadable Forms tab on the left side of our homepage***

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