Part Time Class III Special Police Officer

Plainsboro Township Police Department - Plainsboro, New Jersey

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Salary Information

Entry Level Salary:
$30.00 hourly

Job Description

Employment Opportunity

Part Time Class III Special Police Officer

29 hours per week/$30.00 per hour

The Plainsboro Township Police Department is a progressive, municipal law enforcement agency located in Middlesex County, New Jersey. The Police Department has an authorized strength of 36 sworn officers serving approximately 23,000 residents within 12 square miles. The Plainsboro Township Police Department is a New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police Accredited Law Enforcement Agency.

The Plainsboro Township Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Part-Time Class III Special Police Officer.

Applications may be completed and submitted online at:

or printed and mailed to:

Township of Plainsboro

Attn: Ellen Shinn, Director of Human Resources

641 Plainsboro Road

Plainsboro, NJ 08536

or emailed to: ,

or submitted in person at Police Communications.

Applicants shall provide the following documents at the time of application:

  • Resume

  • Copy of PTC Certificate

  • Retiree Pension Statement

  • Copy of NJ Driver’s License

Additional Information


  1. Must be a retired police officer who has previously served as a duly qualified, fully-trained, full-time officer in any municipality or county of this state, or as a member of the New Jersey State Police, and must be living in New Jersey.

  2. Must be retired from that agency in good standing (Must have a letter of good standing issued by the agency from which officer retired, listing the date and type of retirement. A copy will be submitted to the PTC.)

  3. Must be less than 65 years of age for appointment.

  4. Must pass a psychological exam.

  5. Must pass a medical exam and have doctor complete Medical Certification Form (Form PTC 8A).

  6. Must pass a Drug Test pursuant to Attorney General’s Law Enforcement Drug Testing Policy.

  7. Must have an updated background investigation.

  8. Limited Break in Service not to exceed three (3) years from date of retirement to date of appointment.

Job Requirements

  • Age: Less than 65
  • Education: N/A
  • Experience: Retired in good standing w/ a PTC Certificate from basic course for police officers

Contact Informaton

Sgt. Marty McElrath

Plainsboro Township Police Department
641 Plainsboro Road
Plainsboro, New Jersey 08536
phone: (609) 799-2333

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