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Gloucester Township Recruitment Plan

Interested in becoming a Gloucester Township Police Officer? Gloucester Township residents interested in becoming a Gloucester Township Police Officer must take the examination administered by the New Jersey Department of Personnel in order to be considered for employment. Sign up for the Police Officer examination being held by the State of New Jersey Civil Service Commission between March 1, 2023 and March 31, 2023 at 4 PM on their website,

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General requirements for taking the New Jersey Department of Personnel Examination to be a police officer in Gloucester Township are:

EDUCATION: Applicants must have graduated from high school or vocational high school or possession of an approved high school equivalent certificate.

AGE: Not less than 18 nor more than 35 years of age at the announced closing date for filing applications for the position. In determining maximum age eligibility of veterans, the time spent in active military service during periods specified in Civil Service Commission law and rules will be deducted from the attained age.

NOTE: Appointees will be required to successfully complete a training program mandated by the New Jersey Police Training
Commission within 18 months of appointment.

LICENSE: Appointees will be required to possess a driver’s license valid in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee mobility, is necessary to perform the essential duties of the position.

The responsibility for ensuring that employees possess the required motor vehicle license, commensurate with the class and type of vehicles they operate, rests with the Appointing Authority.

CITIZENSHIP: Applicants must be a citizen of the United States.

MEDICAL EXAMINATION: As a prerequisite for appointment, appointees may be required to pass a thorough medical and psychiatric examination to be administered by the appointing authority. Any psychological, medical or physical condition or defect which would prevent efficient performance of the duties of the position, cause the appointee to be a hazard to himself/herself or others, or become aggravated as a result of performance of these duties, will be cause for rejection.

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