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Police Dispatcher

We are currently accepting applications for Police Dispatcher. Please click here to download an application form. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view this file. Click on the below link to download it for free.



Police Officer

If you are interested in a career in law enforcement and are willing to accept the challenges of policing in one of Morris County's fastest growing towns please provide your name and email address to caustenberg@mopd.org. We are a 48-officer department that patrols 32 square miles of residential and business community, home to Budd Lake, the International Trade Center and traversed by highways 46/206 and I-80. The department conducts testing as needed and you will be notified of the next application process.

We are not accepting applications for police officer at this time.


Salary/Benefits:
The Mount Olive Police Department offers the following salary and benefits (2015):
  • Starting Salary - $49,906
  • Top Patrol Salary (after 6 years) - $101,201
  • Longevity - 4-6% (based on years of service)
  • Medical and Dental Insurance
  • Vacation - 10-30 days (based on years of service)
  • Holidays - 14 days/year
  • Sick Leave - 14 days/year (includes 6 personal days)
  • Educational Incentive - $1,375/year for degrees in Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Criminal Justice, Law or Police and Public Administration

    Requirements:
  • Must be a citizen of the United States and NJ resident
  • Must possess a valid NJ drivers license
  • Must possess a high school diploma, or equivalency
  • Must be of good moral character
  • Must be at least eighteen years old
  • Must not have been convicted of a crime
  • Must have an Associates Degree or have attained 60 college credits

    NOTE: Township Ordinance requires all perspective Police Officer Candidates
    to have met the above requirements at the time of a conditional job offer.

    Testing Process:
    The testing process is a comprehensive series of tests and includes:
  • Written Examination-administered by the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police
  • Physical Agility Assessment
  • Oral Interviews
  • Chief of Police Interview
  • Psychological Evaluation
  • Background Investigation
  • Medical Examination


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