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Employment Opportunities

For those who have applied for the September 14th exam, the test is being held at the Mount Olive High School, 18 Corey Road, Flanders. Doors open promptly at 4:00 pm and will be shut at 6:00 pm. No one will be admitted after the doors have been closed. Please have a current government issued photo ID ready when you get to the door. No one will be admitted to the test without proper photo ID. Make sure you bring at least two #2 pencils and leave your cell phone and/or other handheld electronic devices in the car. Good luck.

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 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 at this time.

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

  • 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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