The Bergenfield Police Department is a Civil Service police department.
Testing for employment is administered by the NJ Civil Service Commission.
Education: Graduation from High School or vocational high school or possession of an approved high school equivalent certificate.
Age: Not less than 18 nor more than 35 years of age at the announcement closing date for filling applications for the position. In determining maximum age eligibility of veterans, the time spent in active military service during periods specified in Department of personnel laws and rules will be deducted from the attained age.
Note: Appointees will be required to successfully complete a training program mandated by the New Jersey Police Training Commission within 18-months of appointment.
License: Appointees will be required to possess a driver's license valid in New Jersey only if operation of a vehicle, rather than employee mobility, is necessary to perform the essential duties of the position.
Citizenship: Must be a citizen of the United States.
For additional information and the essential duties of a police officer: http://www.nj.gov/csc/