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 Monroe Township is one of the few civil service communities in Gloucester County, NJ.  Monroe Township has a residency requirement for the position of police officer, meaning in order to be considered for a position of police officer, you must be a resident of Monroe Township.  Being a civil service municipality, Monroe Township operates under the jurisdiction of the New Jersey Civil Service Commission (CSC).  The New Jersey CSC regulates the employment, tenure, and discharge of Monroe Township employees.

The Monroe Township Police Department is a NEW JERSEY CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION – LAW ENFORCEMENT jurisdiction, therefore, all phases of the recruitment, selection and hiring process for entry level law enforcement positions conform to the rules and regulations established by the New Jersey Civil Service Commission and municipal ordinance. Entry-level examinations are conducted exclusively by the New Jersey CSC once every two years. The announcement for the entry-level law enforcement exam is (LEE) issued June 4, 2013 and closed on September 4, 2013.  There is no current test scheduled at this time.  Check back often for test announcements! Being a Monroe Township Police Officer has many benefits, which include:


    • Paid police academy training and competitive salary
    • 12 hour patrol work schedule with every other weekend off
    •  vacation
    •  personal days
    •  sick time
    • Educational benefits
    • Medical, dental, prescription and vision plans
    • Union membership into FOP Lodge #125
    • On-the-job training
    • The opportunity to make a difference in YOUR community!

Gloucester County Law Enforcement Diversity Recruitment Initiative

Steps for employment:

  • Written test (Conducted by NJ DOP)
  • Background investigation
  • Oral board
  • Psychological Exam
  • Medical and drug screening 

Monroe Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  For additional information or questions, please feel free to contact or Deputy Chief Jon Rumpf at (856) 728-9800 ext. 594. Monroe Township does not hire Special Law Enforcement Officers (SLEO).

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