Employment - General Information


Fulltime and Class II Officers

 

The Galloway Township Police Department is now accepting applications for the positions of Fulltime and Class II Police Officer. Applicants must possess a Fulltime Police Training Commission (PTC) Certification and/or a Police Training Commission (PTC) Class II Certification to apply. Applicants must be a U.S. citizen, be at least 18 years old, have High School Diploma or State Certified G.E.D., read and write the English language proficiently, have no criminal record, and be of sound moral character.  Galloway Township is an E.O.E.

 All interested candidates are to apply through: www.PoliceApp.com/GallowayNJ

Any person(s) who do not have access to the internet are encouraged to Contact Captain Chris Doyle at (609) 652-3705 ext. 317.

 

 

Communications Operator

 

 

The Galloway Township Police Department has openings for full time Public Safety Dispatchers.  Public Safety Dispatchers provide a vital link between our citizens and emergency services.  Our Communications Center is a fast paced environment with the responsibility of coordinating emergency services for the communities of Galloway Township, Mullica Township, and Port Republic. Further information and applications can be completed by visiting the following website, www.PoliceApp.com/GallowayNJ.  Galloway Township is an EOE.

Applicants must meet the following minimum qualifications:

At least 18 years old
High School Diploma
Ability to speak and read the English language
Ability to multitask 

The following qualifications are preferred but not required to apply:

Current Basic Telecommunicator/9-1-1 certification
Current Emergency Medical Dispatcher certification
Current CPR certification
Basic typing skills
Prior Public Safety Dispatch experience
Prior police, fire, or EMS experience

 


 

Galloway Township is located in Atlantic County, New Jersey, 7 miles west of Atlantic City. It is approximately one hundred square miles with an approximate population of forty thousand. Galloway is residential / rural in character with a diverse population. The Township contains several public and private schools including a large public high school (Absegami) and Stockton University. Galloway is also home to the AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center and the William J. Hughes Federal Aviation Administration complex. Galloway is one of the fastest growing communities in the state of New Jersey.

The Galloway Township Police Department consists of 62 sworn law enforcement officers. The Department is divided into three divisions: Patrol, Services and Administration.

  • Newly hired police officers are assigned to the Patrol Division.
  • Officers receive an initial uniform issuance.
  • The Patrol Bureau includes four squads, each with a Sergeant First Class and Sergeant. The Patrol Division also contains several K9 Officers, Community Policing Officers and Traffic Officers.
  • The Division currently works a rotating twelve-hour shift that allows for every-other weekend off (Friday-Saturday-Sunday)
  • Officers are assigned a patrol vehicle. Officers who are residents of the Township take their assigned vehicle home.