Police Officer Jobs in Elizabeth, NJ

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Kenilworth Police Department - Kenilworth, NJ (5 miles from Elizabeth, NJ)
POLICE OFFICER The Kenilworth Police Department Kenilworth, NJ Permanent Full-time 16 hours ago POLICE OFFICER The Kenilworth Police Department is accepting applications for the position of Police Officer...
8 hours ago
Army Installation Management Command - Brooklyn, NY (9 miles from Elizabeth, NJ)
Perform law enforcement work to maintain law and order, preserve the peace, protect life and civil rights, detect and investigate crimes, apprehend violators, and perform patrols within the jurisdiction...
9 days ago
Seton Hall University - South Orange, NJ (6 miles from Elizabeth, NJ)
The Public Safety officers primary purpose is to protect life and property....
18 days ago
Rutgers - New Brunswick, NJ (18 miles from Elizabeth, NJ)
A capacity for assessment services and management of all situations for law enforcement officers and their families will also be required....
30+ days ago
Town of Greece Police Department (NY) - New York, NY (10 miles from Elizabeth, NJ)
Certified as a Police Officer by the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services....
30+ days ago
Hanover Township Police Department - Whippany, NJ (16 miles from Elizabeth, NJ)
Must pass a comprehensive background investigation Must demonstrate proficiency in writing and basic computer skills....
30+ days ago
Emerson Police Department - Emerson, NJ (22 miles from Elizabeth, NJ)
Safety Institute Basic Police Officer class begins in January 2022....
30+ days ago
Atalian Servest Group - Jersey City, NJ (6 miles from Elizabeth, NJ)
we operate, we at Spartan work tirelessly to ensure the ultimate safety of all whom we serve, keeping true to our goal: Many Purposes, One Focus Job Skills / Requirements The Security Officer/ Bike Patrol...
45+ days ago
StuyTown Property Services - New York, NY (10 miles from Elizabeth, NJ)
We are looking for someone to help execute our mission in the role of Part-Time Patrol Officer, Public Safety....
45+ days ago
Seton Hall University - South Orange, NJ (6 miles from Elizabeth, NJ)
The Public Safety Officer/Courier Drivers primary purpose is to protect life and property....
45+ days ago
StuyTown Property Services - New York, NY (10 miles from Elizabeth, NJ)
We are looking for someone to help execute our mission in the role of Patrol Officer, Public Safety....
45+ days ago
St. John's University - Queens Village, NY (22 miles from Elizabeth, NJ)
Public Safety Per Diem Officers are required to operate a patrol vehicle in a safe and proficient manner in areas of high pedestrian traffic....
60+ days ago
St. John's University - Queens Village, NY (22 miles from Elizabeth, NJ)
Officers will actively participate in crime prevention and community policing activities....
60+ days ago
U.S. Customs and Border Protection - Jersey City, NJ (6 miles from Elizabeth, NJ)
If you're interested in a career as a Border Patrol Agent, keep reading!...
30+ days ago
U.S. Customs and Border Protection - Elizabeth, NJ
If you're interested in a career as a Border Patrol Agent, keep reading!...
30+ days ago

Demographic Data for Elizabeth, NJ

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Salary for Police Officer Jobs in Elizabeth, NJ

This is the average annual salary for Police Officer jobs in Elizabeth, NJ as reported by the BLS.

$67,711

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Highest Education Level

Police Officers in Elizabeth, NJ offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (32.5%)
  • High School or GED (24.7%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.5%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (12.3%)
  • Master's Degree (9.3%)
  • Some College (3.4%)
  • Doctorate Degree (1.4%)
  • Some High School (0.9%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Police Officers in Elizabeth, NJ
  • None (45.2%)
  • Less than 1 year (30.7%)
  • 2-4 years (12.7%)
  • 4-6 years (6.6%)
  • 1-2 years (4.8%)

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