Eatontown Borough | 47 Broad Street Eatontown, NJ 07724 | (732) 389-7600

Police Application

Police Application

The Borough of Eatontown Police Department is accepting applications for the position of full-time Special Law Enforcement Officer, Class II (SLEO II). Applicant requirements are as follows:

  • • Must be over 18 and less than 35 years of age at the time of appointment
  • • Must possess a valid New Jersey Driver’s License at the time of appointment
  • • Must possess a valid New Jersey SLEO II certification
  • • Must be able to read, write and speak the English language well and intelligently. Must possess a minimum of 60 credits for an accredited college or university. A Bachelor’s Degree is preferred.
  • • Must be a citizen of the United States, and be a New Jersey resident at the time of employment
  • • Prior police or public safety dispatch experience is preferred.
  • • Must not have any tattoo or branding visible while in police uniform or civilian attire while on official police business. Visible areas include, but are not limited to, head, neck, arms, hands/fingers, legs and feet. May not wear visible body piercing jewelry while on duty. This shall include, but is not limited to nose, eyebrow, navel and tongue piercing.
  • • Must not possess one or more of the following automatic disqualifiers:
  1.  If you were ever convicted of an indictable offense or are presently under an indictable conviction expungement;
  2. A conviction of any offense involving domestic violence;
  3. A conviction of any offense involving a “controlled dangerous substance”;
  4. A conviction of any offense involving public office, position or employment (i.e., school board, township committee, etc.);
  5. If you were adjudicated by a court or found by an employer to have violated any person’s civil rights in this State or any other State;
  6. If you are currently on probation or have ever been on probation at any time within the last 12 months in this State or any other State;
  7. If you participated in a program of supervisory treatment or pretrial intervention for an indictable offense under N.J.S.A. 2C:43-12 or an out-of state equivalent;
  8. If you have been convicted of driving while intoxicated two times or once within five years in this State or any other State;
  9. If your driving privilege is currently revoked or suspended in New Jersey or in any other State;
  10. If you were dishonorably discharged from any branch of military service or law enforcement agency;
  11. If you have ever renounced your United States citizenship;
  12. If you are currently subject to a final domestic violence restraining order;
  13. If you were ever terminated or asked to resign from a public office, position, or government employment for misconduct involving such public office, position, or employment;
  14. If you have used marijuana or hashish within the past three years;
  15. If you have possessed or used any other illegal drug or drugs other than those prescribed or provided by a physician or purchased over the counter including the use of anabolic steroids within the past ten (10) years;
  16. If you have ever sold, or given an illegal drug to another person in your life; q. If you have ever manufactured an illegal drug at any time in your life.

Applicants will be required to pass a stringent background investigation and drug screen.

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