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The City of Montclair does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, age, sex or sexual orientation.

Police Department Hiring Standards, Please read this information prior to applying for any position in the Police Department.

Fire Department Hiring Standards, Please read this information prior to applying for any position in the Fire Department.

Typing Certificate Requirements/Providing Agencies. Attached is a suggested list of agencies that will test you and provide you with a typing certificate. Various fees apply depending on the agency. Please read the requirements listed on this sheet carefully if the position for which you are applying requires a typing certificate.


Click one of the links below to download the City of Montclair Employment Application

 Montclair Employment Application (Fillable)

Montclair Employment Application (Printable)


Click here to download the Supplemental Questionnaire for Police and
positions working with children (i.e. Recreation and Learning).

Note: Please save Application and/or Supplemental Questionnaire to a local drive.  You can then open to complete and re-save your answers for submission.

Police Officer (Entry-level)

  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$5,478 - $6,659 ($5,247/mo. salary while enrolled in the 20-week Police Academy)
  • Posted Date:07/24/2017

Under general supervision prevents crimes, enforces laws, investigates complaints, and
apprehends criminals and suspects; protects the innocent, helps the distressed,
safeguards public rights, and aids in the administration of justice; and assumes
responsibilities and performs duties related to the work, as required. Must work
alternating shifts including some weekends and holidays.

Please click here to review the full job flyer before applying.  The job flyer includes the selection process, requirements, and filing procedures.

Thank you for your interest in the City of Montclair!

To download the Application go to:
Employment Opportunities

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