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Police Officer

  • Type:Full Time
  • Posted Date:01/02/2020 11:31 AM
  • Deadline to Apply:01/31/2020 4:00 PM
The Borough of Highland Park is a diverse, artistic, and highly educated community of over 14,000 people living in 1.76 sq miles. It is the the third densest municipality in Middlesex County, following only New Brunswick and Perth Amboy. Highland Park is located between Edison and New Brunswick and is within walking distance of the New Brunswick NJ Transit train plus Rutgers University. The community has a lively downtown with stores and many ethnic food restaurants. Our department prides itself on its new and growing community policing and outreach culture.

The Borough of Highland Park Police Department is accepting resumes for the position of Police Officer.  Applicants must possess a Police Training Certification (PTC) or Class Two Special Law Enforcement Officer (SLEO II).  To be considered for appointment to this position, the applicant must also meet the following eligibility requirements:

• All applicants must meet the qualifications as specified in N.J.S.A. 40A:14-122.

• Applicants must be a resident of the State of New Jersey at the time of appointment.

• Applicant must be at least 18 years of age and no more than 35 years of age at the time of appointment, unless PTC or SLEO II certified.

• Applicant must have a valid New Jersey driver’s license at the time of appointment.

• Applicant must successfully pass a medical and physical fitness examination, a thorough personal background check, a psychological examination, a complete drug and alcohol screening and an oral interview.

Cover letter, resume, application and PTC or SLEO II certifications should be sent to:

Borough of Highland Park Police Department
222 South Fifth Avenue
Highland Park, NJ 08904
Attn:  Chief Richard Abrams - Hiring

Submission deadline is January 31st, 2020. The Borough of Highland Park reserves the right to interview or fill this position prior to the deadline. The Borough of Highland Park is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). 
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