Join the North Plainfield Police Department
The North Plainfield Police Department, Somerset County’s first Accredited Agency, patrols a primarily residential area of approximately 2.8 square miles with an estimated population of 21,000 people. We are a full service-policing agency. North Plainfield’s current roster of 45 sworn police officers and 38 civilian employees are dedicated to our motto of, “Protecting with Pride Serving with Honor.”
When an opening avails itself, we evaluate all the resumes that were received in the past 12 months for that specific job opening. People whose resumes are deemed acceptable for a position will be notified of the opening and scheduled for an interview. So please update your resume each year if you still have interest in employment for any positions in the police department, to include:
All candidates must be a citizen of the United States, in good health, of good moral character and free of criminal conviction involving moral turpitude. The candidate must possess excellent English verbal and written communication skills, have mature and innovative approaches to collaborating with citizens on neighborhood issues, have strong problem solving skills, the ability to work under stress and demonstrate a history of community service. In an effort to match the community we serve, extra consideration is given to candidates who are fluent in the Spanish language.
Qualifications for Sworn Law Enforcement Positions: In an effort to match the community we serve, extra consideration is given to candidates who are fluent in the Spanish language.
Equal Employment Opportunity is not only the law, but it is a principle of the North Plainfield Police Department's operation.
Please forward your resume to Chief William G. Parenti, 263 Somerset Street North Plainfield, NJ 07060.