Hoboken Police Department Announces Openings for Police Officer Position

The Hoboken Police Department has announced vacancies for the position of Police Officer. The recruitment process began on March 1st and will continue until March 31st, 2023. The position is open to residents of Hoboken City, Hudson County, New Jersey.

The successful candidate for this position will need to meet several requirements, including a high school diploma or an equivalent certificate and a valid driver’s license. Applicants must also be citizens of the United States and not less than 18 nor more than 35 years of age at the announced closing date for filing applications for the position. In determining maximum age eligibility of veterans, the time spent in active military service during periods specified in Civil Service Commission law and rules will be deducted from the attained age.

Additionally, appointees will be required to successfully complete a training program mandated by the New Jersey Police Training Commission within 18 months of appointment. The appointee must pass a thorough medical and psychiatric examination to be administered by the appointing authority.

The job advertisement also mentions that applications must be completed and submitted by 4:00 p.m. on the closing date. Any application received after this time will not be considered. Applicants should also note that an application fee of $35 is required.

The Hoboken Police Department encourages interested candidates to read the 2023 Law Enforcement Examination Fact Sheet before applying.

If you experience any difficulty submitting your application online, customer care and technical support are available during regular business hours, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. EST, Monday – Friday, excluding holidays and emergency closings. Please email: OAS.support@csc.nj.gov or call (609) 292-4144.

In accordance with Public Law 2010 c. 26, Veterans pay a reduced application fee of $15.00 if they have previously established Veteran’s Preference with the DMAVA (as defined by NJSA 11A:5-1 et seq).

If an employment list results from this announcement, it may be certified to fill full-time and part-time positions.

The Civil Service Commission is increasing its use of emails as a communication tool, and applicants are advised to ensure their email addresses are up-to-date to receive important information about the testing process.

The job of a police officer is a demanding but fulfilling one. The Hoboken Police Department encourages qualified individuals to apply for the position and be part of the team responsible for maintaining law and order in the city.

Interested candidates can click here to apply via the Online Application System.


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