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Police Officer Hiring Notice

Pequannock Township Police - Patrol Division

Pequannock Township Police Department Is 

Now Accepting Applications for the Position of Police Officer

The Pequannock Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
 Pequannock Police Department is looking to hire at least one (1) Police Officer from this hiring process.

Please be sure to read all details, requests, requirements, and paperwork carefully.

NO applications will be accepted after the deadline noted below.

Important Application Dates: 

Applications Open: Wednesday, August 9, 2023 

Applications Close: Friday, September 8, 2023, at 11:59 pm EST 

Acquiring An Application:

Online: Visit the Police Desk at 530 Newark Pompton Turnpike, Pompton Plains NJ 07444

Applications are being accepted exclusively online via the PoliceApp platform.  You can use the link noted above or the widget included below.

Submitting an Application:

All applications must be submitted via PoliceApp by 9/8/23 at 11:59 pm EST.

There is a $35.00 application fee that goes exclusively to PoliceApp for processing.  Pequannock Township does not accept any portion of that application fee.

Minimum Application Requirements:

- Applicants must possess, at a minimum:
----- A Bachelor’s Degree.
----- OR an Associate’s Degree with a minimum of 3 years of law enforcement experience.

- Applicants must already possess: 
---- A PTC certification from an accredited New Jersey Police Academy.
OR be currently enrolled in an accredited New Jersey Police Academy for PTC.
---- OR be a Class II Special Officer that is PTC certification waiver eligible.

You must:
- Be a United States Citizen
- Be a minimum of 21 years of age and not older than 35 at the time of appointment
- Must have a high school diploma
- Possess a valid driver's license with a clean driving history
- Excellent physical fitness and must be able to pass a physical examination
- Have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively
- Be able to demonstrate good judgment and decision-making abilities
- Be able to work independently and as part of a team
- Reside within a reasonable distance of Pequannock Township

Important Notes:

- If you can not obtain all or part of the requested material, you must explain in writing what material is missing and the reason(s) why.

- Please direct questions regarding this position to


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