Full-Time Police Officer, Ocean Township Police Department (Ocean Township)

Job Title: Full-Time Police Officer, Ocean Township Police Department (Ocean Township)
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The Ocean Township Police Department is accepting applications for the position of Full-Time Police Officer. Eligibility: 1. Must be a resident of New Jersey and a citizen of the United States; 2. Must be able to read, write, and speak the English language well and intelligently and has a high school diploma or its equivalent; 3. Is of good moral character and sound body and good health; 4. Must be at least 18 years of age and prior to their 35th birthday; 5. Is not convicted of any offense involving moral turpitude or which would make the person unfit to perform the duties of the office; 6. Must possess a valid New Jersey driver’s license; 7. May possess a valid PTC certificate or an Alternate Route Graduate certificate. 8. Educational Requirement a. Bachelor’s degree signifying completion of the undergraduate curriculum and graduation from an accredited college or university; b. or four (4) years of active military service with an honorable discharge; c. or have completed 30 college credits from an accredited college or university plus at least two years of full-time employment 9. Candidates must pass a physical fitness exam and an oral evaluation. After successful completion of these tests, the candidate will undergo a rigorous background investigation. 10. Upon receipt of a conditional offer of employment, a medical examination to include a drug screening, medical exam and psychological evaluation will be conducted. An offer of employment is contingent upon a satisfactory background check, drug screening, physical fitness test, medical and physical examination along with a psychological examination. Physical Fitness Examination Physical Conditioning Passing Test Requirements Vertical Jump: 15 inches 1 Minute Sit-up: 28 repetitions 300 Meter Run: 70.1 seconds or less 1 Minute Push-up: 24 repetitions 1.5 Mile Run: 15:55 minutes or less Applicants who fail to meet the minimum requirement of any one of the events will failed for the entire test. This is a Pass/Fail Test. General Physical Conditioning Testing Procedures Warm up for at least three (3) minutes. Perform Vertical Jump, and then recover for 2 minutes Perform the 1-Minute Sit-up, and then recover for 5 minutes. Perform the 300 Meter Run, and then recover for 10 minutes. Perform the 1-Minute Push-up, and then recover for 5 minutes. Perform the 1.5 Mile Run, and then recover for 5 minutes. Important Note: Applicants should recover through active techniques (walking, stretching, etc.). Applicants may be given more time in between events due to processing delays, but will not be given less time in between activities. TO APPLY: Interested applicants can download an application at http://www.twpoceannj.gov/forms/Police-Employee-Application-Packet.pdf or pick up an application at the Township of Ocean (Clerk’s Office) located at 50 Railroad Ave. in Waretown, NJ 08758. Completed applications MUST be hand delivered to Diane B. Ambrosio, Township Administrator / Township Clerk (50 Railroad Ave. Waretown, NJ 08758) during normal business hours by December 7th, 2020 no later than 12pm. *** The Township of Ocean is an Equal Opportunity Employer *** Committed to Serving and Protecting the Citizens of Ocean Township Ocean Township Police Department WDB 11/25/20


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