Employment Notice

Probationary Police Officers

Probationary Police Officer

Candidates must meet the following requirements:

•    Citizen of the United States

•    Must be at least 21 years of age

•    Ability to perform all the tasks & duties of a Police Officer

•    Valid New Jersey Drivers License

•    Resident of the State of New Jersey

•    Ability to pass indepth background investigation

•    No criminal history and of good moral character

•    Shall have graduated from high school, possess from an accredited college or university, at least 60 credits in a matriculated degree program leading to a degree (associates or bachelors) in criminal justice/science and/or any other law enforcement related fields. The Township of Lyndhurst may substitute, for the sixty (60) plus credit/degree requirements, one (1) or more of the following requirements for hiring eligibility, which are (a) two (2) or more years of military service; (b) three (3) or more years as a Police Officer with PTC Certification; or (c) graduated from an approved Alternate Route Program with a PTC Certification.

An offer for employment, if applicable, will be conditional upon the successful ability to pass a thorough medical examination, including psychological exam and successfully passing drug and alcohol testing.

Applications may be picked up by the applicant ONLY from the Township of Lyndhurst, Office of the Chief of Police, 367 Valley Brook Avenue, Lyndhurst, NJ beginning Monday, April 28, 2014 between the hours of 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM and Tuesday and Thursday evenings between the hours of 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM.

Completed applications are to be submitted to the Chief’s Office ONLY with a non-refundable $ 50.00 application fee (check or money order only) payable to the Township of Lyndhurst no later than Friday, May 9, 2014 at 7:00 PM.

Completed applications will be accepted only during the listed hours:

Monday – Friday – 1 PM – 4 PM

Tuesday – Thursday – 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

DEADLINE: Friday, May 9th – 11 AM - 7 PM

Township of Lyndhurst - Equal Opportunity Employer

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