Tuesday, February 21, 2017

ALERT-POLICE OFFICER CANDIDATES BEING SOUGHT

The Fairfield Police Department is accepting resumes for the position of police officer. The eligibility requirements are listed below from the Township's ordinance. Resumes must be received no later than midnight on February 24, 2017. Qualified candidates can submit resumes to the following:

Office of the Chief of Police

Fairfield Police Department'

230 Fairfield Road

Fairfield, N.J. 07004

 

2-11.2            Probationary Police Officer; Eligibility and Appointment.

a.     No person shall hereafter be appointed probationary Police Officer who is not eligible under the New Jersey Statutes.

b.     No person shall hereafter be appointed permanent Police Officer unless he is eligible for that appointment under the applicable laws of the State of New Jersey, and no sooner than twelve (12) months following the date of appointment by the Mayor and Council.

c.     No person shall be appointed a probationary Police Officer who is not a citizen of the United States and a resident of the State of New Jersey.

d.     No person shall be appointed a probationary Police Officer who is unable to read, write, speak, and understand the English language well and intelligently.

e.     No person shall be appointed a probationary Police officer unless they possess a valid New Jersey State driver's license and a four (4) year college degree preferably in criminal justice from an accredited institution, or three (3) years of military service.

f.      No person shall be appointed a probationary Police Officer unless they successfully complete a medical examination including eyesight test of 20/20 vision or 20/30 vision correct. All candidates shall successfully pass a drug screening test as administered by the Township physician.

g.     No person shall be appointed a probationary Police Officer who is not of good moral character or who has been convicted of any criminal offense involving moral turpitude.

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