Closter - Level 2 - Entry Level Police Officer 2024

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Job Overview

Department Closter Police Department
TypeEntry Level
Job TitleLevel 2 - Entry Level Police Officer 2024
Registration Fee$135.00
Location Closter, NJ

Job Announcement

Closter Police Department, NJ Public Safety Jobs


Level 2 - Entry Level  Police Officer

** The first 200 qualified applications received by April 12th 2024 will be eligible for the written exam **

The Closter Police Department is currently recruiting for the position of Entry Level Police Officer 

  • Applications must be submitted by 4/12/2024 via 
  • No applications will be accepted at the Police Department.  
  • This hiring list may remain active for up to two years. 
  • Once you have completed your application, do not call the Closter Police Department.  Candidates who are selected to continue in the hiring process will be contacted by Sgt. Vincent Sarubbi with further instructions via the Police App system.   


The Closter Police Department will be accepting applications for the position of Entry Level Police Officer from candidates who meet the below listed Closter Police Department Minimum Application Requirements.

The position of Entry Level Police Officer that candidates are applying for with Closter Police Department is a probationary position regardless of background or experience with a starting salary of $38,466.

Selection Process

The process will include a written examination, physical fitness test, extensive background investigation, oral interview, and upon conditional appointment, a medical examination, psychological evaluation, drug test.


  • Candidates must have a Bachelor Degree from an accredited college or university recognized by the NJ Department of Higher Education   (or)
  • An associate degree in Criminal justice or Police science from an accredited college or university recognized by the NJ Department of Higher Education

The above minimum educational requirements may not be waived except under exceptional circumstances.


All candidates must be at least 18 years of age on date of application, and not reached their 35th birthday on the date of appointment


Must be a resident of the State of New Jersey upon date of appointment and must be a citizen of the United States


Candidates must have a good reputation and be if sound moral character. Any conviction for an indictable offense or any other crime and offenses are subject to evaluation during the background investigation

The Borough of Closter is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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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.

Applicants are responsible for checking their email and logging into their PoliceApp, PublicSafetyApp, FireFighterApp or EmployementApp account to monitor for emails, scheduling and process updates.

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