Employment Notice

Probationary Police Officer

Probationary Police Officer – Candidates must meet the following requirements:

1. Citizen of the United States
2. Must be at least 21 years of age
3. Ability to perform all the tasks and duties of a Police Officer
4. Shall have graduated from high school, possess from an accredited college or university , at least sixty (60) credits in a matriculated degree program leading to a degree (associates or bachelors) in criminal justice/science, police science and/or any other law enforcement related fields.  The Township of Lyndhurst may substitute, for the sixty (60) plus credit/degree requirement, 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) graduate from an approved Alternate route program with a PTC certification.
5. Valid New Jersey Drivers License
6. Resident of the State of New Jersey
7. Ability to pass in depth background investigation
8. No criminal history and of good moral character

An offer of employment, if applicable, will be conditional upon the successful ability to pass a thorough medical examination, including a psychological exam, and successfully passing drug and alcohol testing.
Applications may be picked up from the Township of Lyndhurst, Police Chief’s Office, 367 Valley Brook Avenue, Lyndhurst, NJ beginning Thursday, December 11, 2008 between the hours of 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Completed applications are to be submitted to Chief’s Office with a non-refundable $20.00 application fee (cash, check or money order) payable to the Township of Lyndhurst.  Deadline for completed applications is Monday, December 22, 2008, 9:00 PM. 
 
PLEASE ATTACH COPY OF TRANSCRIPTS/DEGREE/PTC CERTIFICATION OR MILITARY SERVICE RECORD WHEN RETURNING APPLICATION.

Applications will be accepted only during the listed hours: 
 Monday through Friday  10:00 AM – 4:00 PM  
Wednesday Evening December 17, 2008    10:00 AM – 7:00 PM

DEADLINE FOR COMPLETED APPLICATIONS – MONDAY, DECEMBER 22, 2008
10:00 AM – 9:00 PM

TOWNSHIP OF LYNDHURST - EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER