Mayor Santos Of Kearny Announces Upcoming Civil Service Exam For Municipal Police Officer

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Mayor Santos would like to inform interested residents that exam applications for the civil service position of police officer in the Town of Kearny will be available online July 1, 2016 to August 31, 2016.  Residents can submit an application and payment online at  Only online application will be accepted.  
“The Town of Kearny is very proud to have one of the finest police departments in the state.  I would like to encourage more of our qualified young men and women to consider a career in police work,” said Mayor Santos.  
Eligible applicants must be citizens of the United States as of August 31, 2016.  Applicants must hold a high school diploma or equivalent by 
August 31, 2016 and be between the ages of 18 and 35.  
Appointees will be required to pass thorough medical, drug and psychological examinations.  Appointees will be required to possess a valid New Jersey driver’s license.  
The deadline for filing the application is August 31, 2016.  The exam will be scheduled in the Summer 2016.  The Town of Kearny also requires that eligible candidates be a resident of Kearny or Newark.  Residency must be established as of the date of application.