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South River Police Department
Monday February 24th, 2020 :: 09:19 a.m. EST


Job Opportunity: Police Dispatcher

The South River Police Department is accepting applications for the position of full-time Police Dispatcher. The position of Police Dispatcher is a non-sworn position under the direction of the Chief of Police that is responsible for, but not limited to, receiving and dispatching emergency and non-emergency police, fire and EMS calls for service by telephone, radio and/or computer, and providing information to the public.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Must be a United States citizen

• Must be 18 years of age or older

• Must possess a minimum of a high school diploma or a GED equivalent

• Must have vision and hearing adequate to perform essential job functions

• Must possess a valid New Jersey driver’s license in good standing

• Must be able to pass an extensive background check

Applicants should have the ability to:

• Work 12 hour shifts (days, nights and weekends)

• Work and multitask in a fast paced, stressful environment

• Read, write and comprehend the English language

• Effectively communicate

Preliminary employment applications can be obtained online at or in person Monday through Friday between 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM at South River Borough Hall located at 48 Washington Street, South River, NJ.

All applications must be submitted in person between 8:00 AM and 4:00 PM at South River Police Headquarters located at 61 Main Street, South River, NJ.

The deadline for submission of applications is Friday, February 28, 2020 at 4:00pm.

The Borough of South River is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

South River Police Department
61 Main St
South River, NJ 08882

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 732-238-1000

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