Click here for the Basic Police Application.

Minimum qualifications include:

  • Must be a citizen of the United States;
  • Must be a resident of the State of New Jersey;
  • Must be at least 18 years of age;
  • Must be able read, write and speak the English language well and intelligently;
  • Must be sound in body and of good health and be able to perform the physical functions of the duties assigned;
  • Must be of good moral character and shall not have been convicted of any crime or offense involving moral turpitude or dishonesty that would make him/her unfit to perform the duties of police officer;
  • A minimum of a high school diploma or a GED equivalent;
  • Must possess a valid New Jersey driver’s license in good standing.

Potential applicants will be required to submit to the following selection process:

  • Application;
  • Verification of qualifying credentials;
  • Verification of a non-disqualifying criminal history;
  • Verification of at least three personal references;
  • A review of applicant’s driving history;
  • A review of applicant’s prior law enforcement experience, if any;
  • A review of applicant’s prior work history;
  • A review of applicant’s current and past credit history;
  • Oral interview.

Following a conditional offer of employment, applicants are required to submit to:

  • Physical examination;
  • Drug screening;
  • Psychological/psychiatric examination.

Successful applicants are required to attend a certified police academy and successfully complete a rigorous course of instruction for SLEO II. SLEO I applicants attend a two-week training course.

Females and minorities are encouraged to submit resumes for consideration.

The Borough of Sea Girt is an equal opportunity employer.