Highland Park - Certified Police Officer

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Department Highland Park Police Department
Job TitleCertified Police Officer
Salary$44,449 to $126,052. Contract expires 12/31/2022
Deadline Dec 31, 2022 11:59 PM Eastern
Registration Fee$35.00
Location Highland Park, NJ
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Highland Park Police Department, NJ Public Safety Jobs

Hiring Announcement – Borough of Highland Park


NJ Police Training Certification (PTC) or Class Two Special Law Enforcement Officer (SLEO II) required!

The Borough of Highland Park is a diverse, artistic, and highly educated community of over 14,000 people living in 1.76 sq miles. It is the third densest municipality in Middlesex County, following only New Brunswick and Perth Amboy. Highland Park is located between Edison and New Brunswick and is within walking distance of the New Brunswick NJ Transit train plus Rutgers University. The community has a lively downtown with stores and many ethnic food restaurants. Our department prides itself on its new and growing community policing and outreach culture.

The Borough of Highland Park Police Department is accepting resumes for the position of Police Officer.  Applicants must possess a Police Training Certification (PTC) or Class Two Special Law Enforcement Officer (SLEO II).  To be considered for appointment to this position, the applicant must also meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • All applicants must meet the qualifications as specified in N.J.S.A. 40A:14-122.
  • Applicants must possess a Police Training Certification (PTC) or Class Two Special Law Enforcement Officer (SLEO II)
  • Applicants must be a resident of the State of New Jersey at the time of appointment.
  • Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and no more than 35 years of age at the time of appointment, unless PTC or SLEO II certified.
  • Applicants must have a valid New Jersey driver’s license at the time of appointment.
  • Applicants must successfully pass a medical and physical fitness examination, a thorough personal background check, a psychological examination, a complete drug and alcohol screening and an oral interview.

    Cover letter, resume, application and PTC or SLEO II certifications should be sent to PoliceApp.com.




Starting Pay $44,449 to $126,052. Contract expires 12/31/2022

Medical, Dental, Paid Sick Leave

12-Hour Patrol Modified 4x4 Schedule (12,12,12,6)

Patrol Division, Detective Bureau, Traffic Bureau, Community Policing Unit.





Please direct questions regarding this position to jmarcik@hpboro.com

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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