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Police Officer

The Andover  Township Police Department employs Police Officers pursuant to NJ Civil Service Commission Guidelines. To find more information on open testing, please visit the NJCSC website

Minimum Qualifications

  • United States Citizen and a resident of New Jersey with a valid New Jersey Driver’s License

  • Between the ages of 18 and 35

  • Read, write, and speak the English language well and intelligently

  • In sound body and of good health

  • Of good moral character, with no convictions for a criminal offense involving moral turpitude

  • Possess a High School Diploma or equivalent

  • Must pass a background investigation

  • All candidates who are entering a police academy in New Jersey falling under the authority of the New Jersey Police Training Commission (PTC) must be able to meet the following minimum physical agility standards:


9-1-1 Public Safety Telecommunicator

The Andover Township Police Department is accepting applications for the positions of Part Time Public Safety Telecommunicator. At this time we will only be accepting applications from certified applicants. Accepted certifications are NECI/APCO B-9-1-1 and Emergency Medical Dispatching. Please complete application and return same to police headquarters. Any questions, please call the station at 973-383-5544.

Employment Application

For information on training classes and more, please visit NJOETS. 

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