Employment Opportunities

The Mount Olive Police are not currently accepting applications.

Police Officer


  • The Mount Olive Police Department offers the following salary and benefits (as of 2017):
  • Starting Salary - $51,922
  • Top Patrol Salary (after 6 years) - $105,289
  • Longevity - 4-6% (based on years of service)
  • Medical and Dental Insurance
  • Vacation - 10-30 days (based on years of service)
  • Holidays - 14 days/year
  • Sick Leave - 14 days/year (includes 6 personal days)
  • Educational Incentive - $1,375/year for degrees in Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Criminal Justice, Law or Police and Public Administration


  • Must be a citizen of the United States and NJ resident
  • Must possess a valid NJ drivers license
  • Must possess a high school diploma, or equivalency
  • Must be of good moral character
  • Must be at least eighteen years old
  • Must not have been convicted of a crime
  • Must have an Associates Degree or have attained 67 college credits
  • Must be under 35 years of age at time of appointment

NOTE: Township Ordinance requires all perspective Police Officer Candidates to have met the above requirements at the time of a conditional job offer.

Testing Process:

The testing process is a comprehensive series of tests and includes:

  • Written Examination-administered by the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police
  • Physical Agility Assessment
  • Oral Interviews
  • Chief of Police Interview
  • Psychological Evaluation
  • Background Investigation
  • Medical Examination