All Borough Hall offices will close at 3 pm on Friday, March 1 for mandatory staff training. The Vital Statistics office will be closed from February 29 until March 18.

Police Officer

The Police Department is now hiring for the position of Police Officer.


  • US Citizen & NJ Resident
  • 18-35 Years of Age
  • Valid NJ Driver’s License
  • High School Graduate
  • Must possess a NJ PTC Basic Course for Police Officers
  • Certification OR currently attending a NJ police academy as an Alternate Route Recruit

Salary and Benefits

  • Competitive Salary
  • Holiday Pay
  • Paid Vacation
  • Sick Days
  • Personal Time
  • Compensatory Time
  • Pitman Schedule
  • Employee Health Benefits Program
  • Dental Plan
  • NJ Police and Fire Pension

How to apply

Submit your resume to the attention of Chief Dennis Manning by the application deadline on March, 1, 2024. Resumes will be accepted via mail, email, or in person at the Somerville Police Headquarters. Please do not call police headquarters regarding this position.


Mail and physical address: 24 South Bridge Street, Somerville, NJ, 08876

The Borough of Somerville is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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