2022 Hiring Application and Information

2022 New Hire Flyer



The Berkeley heights Police Department is now accepting applications for the position of:


Applicants must possess a current New Jersey Police Training Commission certification or be currently enrolled at an accredited police academy and possess 60 college credits, an Associate’s Degree, Bachelor’s Degree, or 4-years of military service.

Applicants must be eligible as per Berkeley Heights ordinance 2.100.040 Qualifications for Appointment

2022 Berkeley Heights Police Officer Compensation Package:

Probationary patrol officer (first year) - $53,152.00

Contractual time off and full benefits


BEGINS: April 1, 2022 at 9:00 am

 ENDS: May 1, 2022 at 4:00 pm

Individuals who have previously applied, must apply again at this time to be considered.

Application pickup and return, Mon – Fri from 9am – 4pm at:

Applications also available @ www.berkeleyheights.gov/193/police

Berkeley Heights Police Department Attach to your completed application: 29 Park Ave, Berkeley Heights NJ 07922 

Attach to your completed application:

1 photocopy of your driver’s license

1 educational and employment career resume

Candidates who successfully pass the application phase will be subject to oral interviews. Applicants passing the oral interview phase will be subject to a thorough police background check, which will include criminal history, motor vehicle history, previous employment history and interviews of both personal and professional references. Candidates given a conditional offer of employment will be required to pass a medical examination, psychological evaluation, physical fitness assessment and drug screening.

The Berkeley Heights Police Department and Township of Berkeley Heights provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.