POLICE OFFICER

The Newton Police Department is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Police Officer. Applicants may apply in accordance with the rules as set forth by the New Jersey Civil Service Commission.

Minimum Qualifications

In order to be appointed as a Newton Police Officer, applicants must meet the following minimum standards:

  • United States Citizen and a resident of New Jersey with a valid New Jersey Driver’s License
  • Between the ages of 18 and 35
  • Read, write, and speak the English language well and intelligently
  • In sound body and of good health
  • Of good moral character, with no convictions for a criminal offense involving moral turpitude
  • Possess a High School Diploma or equivalent

Applicants should refer to the following Job Announcement for information regarding the procedure to apply for this position:

FOR MORE INFORMATION

For more information on this employment opportunity, please contact Lt. Thomas Muller at tmuller@newtonpolice.org or (973) 383-2525.

PUBLIC SAFETY TELECOMMUNICATOR

The Newton Police Department is seeking qualified applicants for the position of part-time Public Safety Telecommunicators. Applications are available at the Newton Police Department or may be downloaded and printed. A background check is required on all applicants.

The Communications Center is operated by civilian personnel who are required to attain certain certifications and levels of training before being qualified to operate the communications desk. At a minimum an individual receives;

  • 40 Hours Basic Public Safety Telecommunicator Course
  • 32 Hours Emergency Medical Dispatch
  • 8 Hours CPR/AED Training

Applicants must obtain these required certifications prior to applying for this position.

FOR MORE INFORMATION

For more information on this employment opportunity, please contact Lt. Scott King at sking@newtonpolice.org or (973) 383-2525.

SUBSTITUTE SCHOOL CROSSING GUARD

The Town of Newton is accepting applications for the position of Substitute School Crossing Guards. Starting rate is $15.00 Hr. Applicants must be available to work Monday-Friday, from 7:15 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. and from 2:25 p.m. – 3:40 p.m.. Applications are available at the Newton Police Department or may be downloaded and printed. A background check is required on all applicants.

FOR MORE INFORMATION

For more information on this employment opportunity, please contact Lt. Scott King at sking@newtonpolice.org or (973) 383-2525.