Hiring Announcement

July 2016

The West Deptford Police Department is accepting applications/resumes for the purpose of establishing a list for full-time police officer candidates. All New Jersey PTC certified Police Officers and SLEO II officers may apply. In addition to PTC requirements (found athttp://www.state.nj.us/lps/dcj/njptc/home.htm), applicants must possess at least sixty (60) college credits or be waived by the Chief of Police due to prior police or military experience.

Applicants may be subject to an oral interview, psychological evaluation, medical evaluation, as well as a background investigation.

Interested applicants must submit their resume’, training credentials and West Deptford Township application by email to sdisimone@westdeptfordpd.com or in person at the West Deptford Township Police Department located at 400 Crown Point Rd Thorofare, NJ. The West Deptford Township application may be found through the West Deptford Township Police Department website www.westdeptfordpd.com.

All of the requirements must be submitted immediately. New Jersey residency is required. Salary range is $32,460 (Academy Recruit) - $38,643 (9th Class Patrol Officer).

West Deptford Township is an equal opportunity employer. If you have any further questions please contact Deputy Chief Sean McKenna at (856) 853-4599 ext. 160 or at smckenna@westdeptfordpd.com.

WDPD Employment Update

November 2015

The West Deptford Police Department would like to announce that we will offer a written and physical test for the position of Patrolman on Saturday November 28, 2015 at 9:00 am at the Riverwinds Community Center in West Deptford.

Potential candidates must be at least 18 years of age, a United States citizen, possess a valid New Jersey driver's license, have completed at least sixty (60) college credits from an accredited college or university or possess prior military experience.

Applicants will be expected to complete a written examination, physical fitness test, a medical and psychological examination, and successfully complete a background investigation. Starting salary is $38,643.

All interested applicants should respond in person to the police department with a non-refundable $60.00 certified check or money order made out to West Deptford Township. While at our station you will be asked to fill out an application and have a photo copy of your driver's license taken. You will also be given a study guide to help you prepare for the written test.


Applications will be accepted up to 3:00 p.m. on November 20, 2015.

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