(Hiring Announcement)

The Township of Ocean Police Department is NOT accepting resumes for the position of Police Officer. The requirements are as follows:

  • Applicant must be between 18 to 35 years of age, and a citizen of the United States.
  • Possess an Associates degree from an accredited college or university, or shall have been honorably discharged from active duty, from a branch of the United States Military Service, and possess a high school diploma or equivalency certificate recognized by the Department of Education of the State of New Jersey.
  • Applicant must be able to pass written and/or oral examinations and one or more oral interviews.
  • Be a resident of New Jersey
  • Possess a valid New Jersey Drivers License
  • Preference will be given to candidates that have completed the Basic Course for Police Officers, and hold a current PTC certification, or hold a Special II certification that is eligible to receive a wavier from the New Jersey Police Training Commission. 
  • Applicants who do not have a PTC certification must have completed written and physical testing given by the Monmouth County Chiefs of Police Association.
  • Finalists must undergo a background investigation, a physical and psychological examinations.

Interested candidates for Police Officer and Special Officer II, should send resume to the Office of Chief of Police, 399 Monmouth Road, Oakhurst, NJ 07755 or via email at: policeapplicant@oceantwp.org


Competitive Salary and Benefits Package

** Resume submission deadline is ** 


The Township of Ocean Police Department currently has no vacant positions for Civilian Employees.


The Township of Ocean Police is NOW seeking qualified police dispatchers for our 9-1-1 center. Applicants MUST possess current 9-1-1 Basic Telecommunicator Certification, and Emergency Medical Dispatch (EMD) from a NJ OETS recognized organization. Please submit resume with qualifications to Township of Ocean Police, 399 Monmouth Road, Oakhurst, NJ, 07755, to the attention to the Office of the Chief of Police, or via email at dispatchapplicant@oceantwp.org

Resumes for all positions can also be hand delivered to the Records Division at the Police Department, Monday thru Friday 9:00 am thru 4:30 pm or after hours at the Dispatch Center.


**The Township of Ocean is an equal opportunity employer**  

Contact Information

Township Of Ocean Police Department
399 Monmouth Road
Oakhurst, NJ 07755

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Emergency: 9-1-1