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Hiring Announcement: Police Officer

The Borough of Florham Park Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Police Officer. Applicants must submit an Application and a resume to the Florham Park Police Department no later than 4:00 P.M. on October 3, 2018.

Applicants must also meet the following qualifications;
1. Must be a citizen of the United States and a resident of New Jersey.
2. Be at least eighteen (18) years of age.
3. Must possess a valid New Jersey automobile driver’s license.
4. Shall have graduated from high school or possess a General Equivalency Degree (GED).
5. Must pass the required physical agility test detailed below.
6. Must possess the ability to perform all the tasks and duties of a Police Officer.
7. Pass a medical and psychological examination. Any psychological, medical or physical condition or defect which might prevent efficient performance of the duties of the position, cause the appointee to be a hazard to himself/herself or others, or become aggravated, as a result of the performance of these duties, will be cause for rejection.
8. Must pass an extensive background investigation to include drug screening.

The Department will determine the number of applicants to be tested and those Applicants that meet the required qualifications will be contacted with a date and time to attend the Physical Agility Test. Applicants will be required to pass the Police Training Commission (PTC) pre-admission physical fitness test which is mandated by the PTC prior to the entrance into the Police Academy.

1. The candidate must complete a 1.5 mile run in 15:55 minutes or less,
2. The candidate must complete a 300 meter run in 70.1 seconds or less,
3. The candidate must complete a vertical jump of 15 inches or more,
4. The candidate must successfully complete 24 push-ups in 1 minute or less, and
5. The candidate must successfully complete 28 sit ups in 1 minute or less.

Applications are available 24/7 and may be picked up at the police desk, located at 111 Ridgedale Avenue, Florham Park, NJ and must be returned along with a resume no later than October 3, 2018, at 4:00 P.M.

Applications may also be found below.

The Borough of Florham Park is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Click here for the Initial Employment Application & Release.

AlertFlorhamPark

AlertFlorhamPark will allow you to get emergency notifications in any manner you choose, including phone, email, text, or social media, so you can stay informed during major storms or other emergencies taking place in Florham Park or throughout Morris County. Users have the ability to enter multiple addresses located in multiple jurisdictions within a single profile. If you care for a loved one who lives in another Morris County town and want to be notified of issues affecting that person’s municipality, your one registration process will satisfy that need.

AlertFlorhamPark also offers a free Smart911 signup option for county residents, providing a greatly enhanced and potentially lifesaving 9-1-1 emergency call service for anyone who registers for it.

Smart911 is FREE, and your information is secure, accessible only to a 9-1-1 call taker. This service can provide key information to responders that can make your family safer. For example:

  • Address Details: How to access your home, number of bedrooms, location of utility shut-offs, and if you live in a multi-family building;
  • Family Details: Number of residents, ages, photos of children, and your landline and mobile phone numbers;
  • Medical Information: Medical conditions of certain residents, medications taken/required, allergies, mobility of residents, and if special equipment is needed in an emergency;
  • Animals: A list of your pets, service animals and livestock, and their names so responders are aware of them as they enter your home. Also, include the name of your veterinarian;
  • Emergency Contacts: Family members, friends or neighbors to be contacted in case of an emergency;
  • Vehicles: Make, model and license plate number in case of a motor vehicle accident.

Residents can offer as much or as little information to first responders through Smart911 as they wish.

Florham Park Police Social Media

Welcome

On behalf of the highly dedicated men and women who make up the Florham Park Police Department I would like to welcome you to our web page. We are a New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police Accredited Agency.  This status represents a significant professional achievement achieved by only a select group of New Jersey law enforcement agencies. Accreditation acknowledges the implementation of policies and procedures that are conceptually sound and operationally effective. 

Our department is deeply committed to the philosophy of community policing and building partnerships with our community. Working together to make Florham Park a safe and secure community is our top priority!  The Mission of the Florham Park Police Department is to build and nurture partnerships with all facets of the community in order to protect life and property, while reducing crime, and improving the quality of life in Florham Park.  We will accomplish this by following our guiding principles:

 Professionalism
 Integrity
 Accountability
 Compassion

We hope that you find the information on our page both informative and educational.

Thank you for taking the time to view our page and feel free to contact us with any issues or concerns.

Stay Safe!

Joseph J. Orlando 

Chief of Police