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Posted on: January 12, 2023


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During the period of January 12  to February 26 2023, the Roxbury Township Police Department will be accepting applications for the position of full-time patrol officer.  We will be hiring at least 2, and as many as 5 officers from this list.  If you meet the eligibility requirements below, you may apply at  The physical fitness test is tentatively scheduled for March 5, 2023 at the Roxbury High School located at 1 Bryant Drive, Succasunna, NJ (March 12 in the event of inclement weather).  The PT events can be found below.  You are not required to achieve perfect scores, however cumulative scoring will be used to determine who advances to the interview phase of the process.

We will also be offering an optional PT Pre-Test on Feb. 26, 9AM at the high school where all the exercises will be thoroughly explained and demonstrated.  Participants will have the opportunity to then try each event and receive feedback from the instructors and be better prepared for the actual test.  All applicants are encouraged to attend, however attendance does not grant any special consideration in the selection process.  Please RSVP with if you plan on attending.

If you already possess full NJ PTC, or Class 2 SLEO certification you are still required to complete the entire hiring process.  (Starting salary negotiable for PTC certified and academy waiver is available for qualified Class II applicants).

Basic eligibility requirements at time of appointment:
Between 18 and 35 years old
United States Citizen
Valid NJ driver’s license

And at least ONE the following:

-Applicants must currently have 60 college credits with (2) years of any type of gainful employment.
-Honorable Discharge from the Military with minimum of (3) years of service.
-Four year college degree

Any questions related to eligibility or the hiring procedure should be directed to
Roxbury Township is an equal opportunity employer. 

PT Events:                            100% score:

Push-ups                               65 push-ups in 1 minute (female 50 push-ups)

Sit-ups                                  50 sit-ups in 1 minute (female 45 sit-ups)

Agility run                              Illinois State Police shuttle run 15 seconds

Pull-ups                                 16, no time limit (female 8 pull-ups)

1 ½ mile run                           9 minutes 30 seconds

Please direct questions regarding this position to

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