Paulsboro - Police Officer

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Job Overview

Department Paulsboro Police Department
TypeEntry Level
Job TitlePolice Officer
SalaryStarting salary $47,500 - $76,600
Registration Fee$35.00
Location Paulsboro, NJ

Job Announcement

Paulsboro Police Department, NJ Public Safety Jobs

Paulsboro Police Department


The Paulsboro Police Department is pleased to announce the acceptance of the 2023 Community Oriented Policing Services (C.O.P.S  Office) grant which will allow the Police Department to expand its ranks with two additional positions. 



Required Qualifications:

  • Certified in Basic Course for Police Officers by the NJ Police Training Commission, OR
  • Currently enrolled in a Police Training Commission certified NJ Police Academy, OR
  • Certified as a NJ Special Law Enforcement Officer Class II AND meet the requirements set forth by the NJ Police Training Commission and be eligible for a waiver to Basic Course for Police Officers.

Additional Requirements:

  • 21 years of age and less than 35 years of age at time of appointment;
  • Must be a resident of New Jersey and citizen of the United States;
  • Possess a valid New Jersey driver’s license;
  • Applicants must be of good moral and ethical character.


  • Detailed application;
  • Initial oral interview process;
  • Command level interview process with Paulsboro Police Administration;
  • Complete and pass an extensive background investigation;
  • Complete and pass a psychological and medical examination to include a drug screening test.


  • Starting salary $47,500 - $76,600. Salary is directly dependent upon prior experience
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision care
  • PFRS Pension


  • 2024 Top Patrol Officer Base Salary: $107,775.00 
  • Shift differential
  • College degree incentives
  • Longevity and Holiday Pay 
  • 280 hours vacation time, including four personal days, after completion of 1 year of service (Top Vacation allotment 408 hours)
  • 120 hours sick leave each year of service 
  • Overtime / Extra Duty Opportunities
  • Supplied Uniforms and Equipment  
  • Healthcare upon retirement (No Cost) 
  • College reimbursement


The Paulsboro Police Department is an equal opportunity employer.

Positions are filled with the best qualified candidate as determined by the Chief of Police.

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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. If the deadline date is not specified in the announcement, the agency has sole discretion on setting the deadline and jobs may close without notice. 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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