New Providence - Police Officer

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Department New Providence Police Department
TypeEntry Level
Job TitlePolice Officer
Location New Providence , NJ

Job Announcement


New Providence Police Department, NJ Public Safety Jobs

New Providence Police Department

Now Hiring 

Police Officers

Responsibilities and Requirements for the Position of Police Officer

● Ability to regularly work in outside weather conditions exposed to heat, cold, wet or humid
● Work rotating shifts, nights, weekends and holidays
● Detain individuals, Disarm persons, restrain or subdue resisting suspects. Effectuate a full
physical custody arrest, forcibly if necessary, using handcuffs and other restraints
● Control Crowds
● Perform law enforcement and patrol functions, on foot or in a vehicle. Conduct preliminary
and follow-up criminal and non-criminal investigations as required
● Observe, record, recall and report incidents and information
● Mediate and De-Escalate disputes and confrontations with hostile and potentially violent
● Render first aid to sick or injured persons
● Conduct motor vehicle crash investigations, assist disabled motorists, Issue summonses and
direct traffic.
● Perform other duties as required by the Chief of Police

● Shall be a citizen of the United States
● Resident of the State of New Jersey at the time of appointment
● The applicant must be sound in mind and body
● The applicant must be able to read, write and speak the English language well and
● The applicant must be of good moral character
● The applicant must not have been convicted of any crime involving moral turpitude which will
be prejudicial to the morale of the Department
● The applicant shall not be less than 18 years of age
● Possess a valid driver’s license
● If offered conditional employment, applicant must be able to pass a psychological exam,
medical exam and drug screening
● Preference given to applicants that posses a PTC certification, currently attending a Basic
Police Officer course or the applicant is a waiver eligible SLEO II

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