Hiring Notice:  Class III Special Police Officers

Hiring Notice; Class III Special Police Officers

 In anticipation of Board of Education Approval, the Denville Township Police Department is seeking professional, qualified and energetic applicants for the position of Class III Special Police Officer who possess the department’s Core Values of Honesty, Integrity, Fairness, Compassion, and Respect.  The Class III Special Police Officer shall conduct School Safety and Security duties within the Denville Township Board of Education, K-8 School District and Morris Knolls High School.    

 Minimum Qualifications:

  • The applicant must be a retired law enforcement officer less than 65 years of age, who served as a duly qualified, fully-trained, full-time officer in any municipality or county of this State or as a member of the State Police and was separated from that prior service in good standing, within three years of appointment to this position. 
  • Applicant must be physically capable of performing the functions of the position, determined in accordance with the Police Training Commission
  • Applicant must possess a NJ Police Training Commission Basic Police Officer Certification or NJ State Police Academy Certification
  • Applicant must possess a valid New Jersey Driver License
  • Applicant must successfully pass a background investigation

Starting Salary for the Class III Special Police Officer shall be $30.00 per hour and he/she shall work a schedule of up to 40 hours weekly, to be determined upon hiring.  The Class III Special Police Office shall only work when school is in session.  Although announcing the positions at this time, successful candidates will begin employment at the start of the 2018-2019 school year.    

Preference may be given to retired police officers who previously served in a capacity as a School Resource, D.A.R.E or L.E.A.D. Officer.  

The Township of Denville is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants shall be given full consideration.

Applicants must submit a resume and complete the Application for Employment  or on the Police App website at  www.policeapp.com .  Application packages may be hand delivered or mailed to Denville Township Police Department, 1 Saint Mary’s Place, Denville, NJ 07834.

For questions concerning this position, you may contact Capt. Keith Partin at kpartin@denvillepolice.org or 973-627-4900, ext. 312