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EDUCATION: Applicants must possess a High School Diploma or equivalent.
AGE: Applicants must be a minimum of eighteen (18) years of age.
CITIZENSHIP: Applicants must be a United States citizen.
NOTE: At the time of appointment, applicants for this position must submit acceptable proof of meeting the indicated requirements.
SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS: Appointees will be required to successfully complete an accredited training program mandated by the New Jersey Police Training Commission within 18 months of appointment. Such training includes successful attainment of a satisfactory level of proficiency in the use of firearms. Appointees to this position must successfully qualify semi-annually in the use of firearms.
NOTE: Appointees to positions in SWAT, SERT or related units must additionally qualify quarterly in the use of all weapons used by the unit.
MEDICAL EXAMINATION: As a prerequisite for appointment, appointees may be required to pass a thorough medical and psychological 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. Appointees may be required to undergo a psychiatric examination prior to appointment. Failure to demonstrate sufficient capacity to perform the duties of this position may be cause for rejection.
LICENSE: Appointees must possess a driver's license valid in New Jersey. Appointees may also be required to possess a valid Commercial Driver's License and applicable endorsements for the class and type of vehicle being operated. Appointees may be required to possess the following: A valid Motor Boat Operator’s license issued by New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission AND a valid Boating Safety Certificate issued by the New Jersey State Police
NOTE: An Operator of Uninspected Passenger Vessels License or a Master's License issued by the United States Coast Guard, currently valid for the type and size vessel being operated, may be substituted for the Boating Safety Certificate.
PLEASE NOTE: Applications must be completed and submitted by 4:00pm on the closing date.
Customer Care and Technical Support: If you are having difficulty submitting your application online, customer care and technical support are available during regular business hours, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. EST, Monday - Friday, excluding holidays and emergency closings. Please email: OAS.firstname.lastname@example.org or call (609) 292-4144. Please note that application support requests received outside regular business hours on the closing date will not change the application filing deadline so PLEASE FILE EARLY.