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Montclair Police Department Hiring Montclair Residents

Credits: Natalie Heard Hackett

MONTCLAIR, NJ -  The Montclair police department is hiring Monclair residents. For more information, please see the following job announcement. All interested parties should go to www.policeapp.com to apply.

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Montclair Township, NJ Police Jobs


This application is for Township of Montclair residents only! Non-residents are not eligible to apply to this process.   

A. General Qualifications Sworn Personnel

The general qualifications for employment with the Montclair Police Department: 

   Must be a Township of Montclair, New Jersey resident, and a citizen of the United States. 
   Must have a minimum of 60 college credits or 2 years of active military service with an honorable discharge. 
   Must be at least 18 years of age. 
   Is not convicted of any crime. 
   Must possess a valid New Jersey driver’s license.

Selection Process 

   Physical Agility Test
   Interview Panel
   Background Investigation
   Medical Investigation
   Psychological Investigation

Physical Agility Entrance Tests
Prior to advancing to the next phase of the selection procedure.  This test will be administered by a New Jersey Police Training Commission Certified Physical Training Instructor. All tests are scored on a pass\fail format and a police candidate must successfully complete all five (5) components of the prescribed pre-admission physical fitness test. Any failure will result in the candidate’s ineligibility for admittance into the Police Academy, and will automatically eliminate the candidate from the selection process. The test is not gender specific. The events and minimum scores to pass are:

   1.5 mile run in 15:55 or less
   300 meter run in 70.1 seconds or less
   Vertical jump of 15 inches or more
   24 push-ups in 1 minute or less
   28 sit-ups in 1 minute or less

Please direct questions regarding this job to twilliams@montclairnjusa.org

Jobs close at 11:59 PM (Eastern) on the deadline date specified, or when the position capacity has been met, or unless otherwise specified in the announcement. It is the applicant's responsibility to thoroughly read and understand the deadline requirements and capacity limits as outlined by the agency.

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