Police Officer Jobs in New Jersey

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Borough of Allendale Police Department The Allendale Police Department will be holding an entrance exam for the position of Police Officer. Pre-registration is required....
1 hour ago
Air National Guard Units (Title 32) - Egg Harbor Township, NJ
Duties Summary This job opportunity is for an Police Officer, position description D2156000, within the 177th SFS of the New Jersey National Guard....
2 days ago
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration - East Orange, NJ
-The Supervisory Police Officer is responsible for law and order, physical security, crime prevention, physical safety and protection of patients, visitors, employees and equipment, buildings and ground...
1 day ago
Absecon Police Department - Absecon, NJ
Absecon - Full-Time Certified Police Officer Police Officer Trainee Absecon Police Department - Absecon, New Jersey Sep 23, 2020 Request More Information Application Deadline: Oct 2, 2020 Salary Information...
2 hours ago
Union County College - Cranford, NJ
Public Safety Officer Campus Cranford Department Public Safety Full-time, Part-time, Adjunct Full Time Exempt or Non-Exempt Non-Exempt Regular,Temporary, or Grant Regular General Description Provides...
5 days ago
Washington Township Police Department- Morris County - Long Valley, NJ
POLICE OFFICER APPLICANTS Thank you for your interest in the Washington Township Police Department....
6 days ago
Washington Township Police Department - Washington, NJ
Remaining phases: If selected to advance the remaining process will include a background investigation, psychological screening, medical screening and drug testing....
6 days ago
Securitas - Hackensack, NJ
Mobile/Patrol Officer - SUSA in Hackensack, New Jersey * Securitas provides guarding services to project a security presence, which may include operating a vehicle to perform patrol, inspection, and...
10 days ago
Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey - New Brunswick, NJ
Peer Support Specialist III (Retired Law Enforcement Officer) Rutgers University Application Apply on Employer's Site The application opened in a new tab....
11 days ago
Allied Universal - Mahwah, NJ
**Allied Universal is seeking Part Time Prior Law Enforcement Armed Officers to work at an Intercontinental Exchange in Mahwah, NJ****Ideal Candidate:**Retired PD and/or CorrectionsValid Unexpired Weapon...
13 days ago
Prime Healthcare - Dover, NJ
Responsibilities Performs security services, including electronic surveillance, and systematic manual Security Officers rounds. Coordinates facility response to various potential problems for...
20 days ago
Prime Healthcare - Denville, NJ
Responsibilities Performs security services, including electronic surveillance, and systematic manual Security Officers rounds. Coordinates facility response to various potential problems for...
20 days ago
Ocean Township PD - Oakhurst, NJ
Finalists must undergo a background investigation, a physical and psychological examinations....
21 days ago
Rutgers University Police Department - New Brunswick, NJ
The Rutgers Police Department is a professional, internationally accredited law enforcement organization that is seeking men and women with good character, sound judgment, reliability and integrity...
22 days ago
Hospital Business Services, Inc - Denville, NJ
Public Safety Officer -Per Diem in Denville, New Jersey Public Safety Officer -Per Diem Facility St....
25 days ago

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Police Officers in New Jersey offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (30.7%)
  • High School or GED (26.7%)
  • Associate's Degree (15.1%)
  • Vocational or Certification (12.8%)
  • Master's Degree (8.9%)
  • Some College (3.4%)
  • Doctorate Degree (1.3%)
  • Some High School (1.0%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Police Officers in New Jersey
  • 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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Salary for Police Officer jobs in New Jersey

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