Police Officer:
The Montclair Police Department is always seeking to recruit qualified, diverse candidates for employment with our agency. Law enforcement employment overall presents individuals with a great opportunity to serve their fellow citizens and help to keep our community safe. Policing in the Township of Montclair gives individuals a unique opportunity to engage in various law enforcement activities to include everything from community policing, traffic enforcement right up to operations conducted with various county, state and federal agencies.

Criteria for becoming a Montclair Police Officer:

  • At least an Associates degree or two years Military experience and
  • 1) Current NJPTC Certified Police Officer or,
  • 2) Alternate Route Graduate

The Montclair Police Department Dispatch Center is the nerve center for the Township’s Public Safety Agencies. Our Dispatchers work with the Montclair Fire Department, Montclair Ambulance Unit and the Montclair Police Department to answer all emergency and non-emergency calls for service. We are looking for individuals who possess good decision-making abilities, good judgment, dependable, possess emotional control and, above all, have a passion for public service.

Criteria for becoming a Montclair Police Dispatcher

  • High School Diploma or a GED
  • Basic Communications Officer (BCO) certification
  • Emergency Medical Dispatcher (EMD) certification
  • Type at least 35 wpm
  • Valid New Jersey driver’s license