Police Employment Opportunities
The New Providence Police Department is committed to a program of equal opportunity and employment policies. It is the policy of the Police Department to comply with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and to put forth a maximum effort to fully utilize and develop the potential of all citizens without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, physical disability, nationality or liability for service in the Armed Forced of the United States.
The New Providence Police Department will recruit and hire employees without discrimination and will treat them equally with respect to compensation, benefits and opportunity for advancement.
In addition to accepting applications, the New Providence Police Department actively recruits from our current police dispatchers, New Jersey alternate route candidates and New Jersey Police Training Commission certificate holders to fill sworn officer openings.
Please find below a listing of current job openings for the New Providence Police Department. You can click on each entry to get more details about the job and how to apply. Candidates for specific positions listed below must also complete an application and forward it to Chief Anthony D. Buccelli, Jr. with their resume.
If there are no listings below, the police department does not have any job opportunities at this time, but will post new positions as they become available.
The New Providence Police Department is accepting applications for 911 Telecommunications Operators.
Applications will be available beginning Monday, January 28, 2013 and must be returned no later than Monday February 18, 2013
at 0800 hours. Interested parties can pick up applications at the New Providence Police Department, 360 Elkwood Avenue, New
Providence, New Jersey.
Applicants will be required to submit to a testing procedure, thorough police background check, which will include criminal history,
motor vehicle violations, previous jobs, and personal and professional references. Successful candidates passing the first phase
will be subject to oral interviews.
The candidate(s) offered a conditional offer of employment will be required to pass a Medical Examination, Psychological Evaluation,
and Drug Screening.
All applicants MUST be at least 18 years of age, of good moral character, physically qualified to perform duties and a Citizen of the
United States of America.
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