Employment: Police Officer (PTC)

The Township of Livingston’s Police Department is accepting applications for the position of Police Officer. Applicant must possess a current Police Training Commission (PTC) certificate. A copy of the candidate’s Police Training Certificate, resume, and cover letter are to accompany each completed Employment Application.  

Job Requirements:

Applicant must possess an Associate’s Degree, or have completed sixty (60) college credits from an accredited post-secondary college, or have completed two (2) years of active military service with an honorable discharge.

Qualifications for Applicant:

  • Police Training Commission (PTC) Certificate
  • Must meet the qualifications as specified in N.J.S.A. 40A:14-122. 
  • Must be a resident of the State of New Jersey at the time of appointment. 
  • Must have a valid New Jersey driver’s license at the time of appointment. 
  • Meet the requirements of and be eligible for membership in Police and Firemen’s Retirement System (PFRS).
  • Must pass an oral interview, a medical examination, a thorough personal background check, a psychological examination and drug and alcohol screenings.
  • Free of conviction of a crime constituting an indictable offense or any crime or offense involving moral turpitude

Application Instructions:

Please complete the Township’s online Employment Application

Please send any questions to employment@livingstonnj.org with “Police Officer / PTC” in the Subject line. EOE.

Application deadline is September 1, 2020.

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