Civil Service Job announcement for the City of Cape May Police Department.

Jan 6th, 2022
Symbol:  M0024D        
Issue Date: 01/03/2022 Closing Date: 02/28/2022
Jurisdiction: CAPE MAY Salary: *
Num. of Positions: Vacancies Anticipated Workweek: 40 Hours per week
Application Fee: $35.00    
(1) Cape May City; (2) Cape May County; (3) New Jersey
Before proceeding, you MUST Click here and read the 2022 Law Enforcement Examination Fact Sheet.
EDUCATION:  Applicants must have graduated from high school or vocational high school or possession of an approved high school equivalent certificate.

AGE:  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.

NOTE: Appointees will be required to successfully complete a training program mandated by the New Jersey Police Training
Commission within 18 months of appointment.

LICENSE:  Appointees will be required to possess a driver's license valid in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee mobility, is necessary to perform the essential duties of the position.
The responsibility for ensuring that employees possess the required motor vehicle license, commensurate with the class and type of vehicles they operate, rests with the Appointing Authority.

CITIZENSHIP:  Applicants must be a citizen of the United States.

MEDICAL EXAMINATION:  As a prerequisite for appointment, appointees may be required to pass a thorough medical and psychiatric examination to be administered by the appointing authority. Any psychological, medical or physical condition or defect which would 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 performance of these duties, will be cause for rejection.
PLEASE NOTE:  Applications must be completed and submitted by 4:00pm on the closing date. 

Customer Care and Technical Support:  If you are having 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: or call (609) 292-4144.  Please note that application support requests received outside regular business hours on the closing date will not change the application filing deadline so PLEASE FILE EARLY.
**** We are looking for all ethnicity, races and genders. Please apply within the CSC Site, further information or question, please call 609-884-9500, Cape May Police Dept. We are a diverse agency hiring within the NJOAG Diversity guidelines. We welcome all applicants.
  1. NJAC 4A:4-2.3(b) states that all requirements must be met as of the closing date.
  2. Online applications must be completed and submitted by the closing date listed above.
  3. If an employment list results from this announcement, it may be certified to fill full-time and part-time positions.
  4. Effective September 1, 2011, the New Jersey First residency law was enacted. Please click here for additional information.
  5. Applications fee submitted via person check or money order must be postmarked with five (5) business days of submitting your application. If you fee is postmarked after five (5) business days, or is returned as invalid, you will be declared ineligible and denied admittance to the examination process.
  6. The Civil Service Commission is increasing its use of emails as a communication tool. Please ensure that your email is always up-to-date so that important information about the testing process is not missed. Please remember to check your junk mail, spam, and clutter for these important messages.
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