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Employment Opportunities

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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.

JobTypeApplication DeadlineSalary
Customer Service Representative/Office SpecialistFull Time04/12/2018 6:00 PM$2,965 – $3,604 per month
Director of Public Works/City EngineerFull Time03/29/2018 6:00 PM$10,777 - $13,099/Mo.
Firefighter/ParamedicFull TimeOpen Until Filled$4,521 - $5,495 + $696.90/mo. Paramedic Stipend
Learning LeaderPart TimeOpen Until Filled$12.10 - $14.70/hr (Two-year Grant position)
Park LeaderPart Time03/19/2018 6:00 PM$11.00 - $13.37/hr (Summer, 14 weeks)
Police CadetPart TimeOpen Until Filled$11.40 - 13.19/Hr.
Police Dispatcher (Lateral)Full TimeOpen Until Filled$3,767 - $4,579/mo.
Police Officer (Entry-level)Full TimeOpen Until Filled$5,478 - $6,659 ($5,247/mo. salary while enrolled in the 20-week Police Academy)
Police Officer (Lateral)Full TimeOpen Until Filled$5,478- $6,659/ Mo.
Recreation LeaderPart Time03/19/2018 6:00 PM$11.00 - $13.37/hr (Summer, 10 weeks)
Reserve Police Officer level III and II Part TimeOpen Until Filled$75 Per Month (Plus City Pays for uniforms and equipment)
Senior Recreation LeaderPart Time03/19/2018 6:00 PM$12.04 - $14.62/hr (Summer, 10 weeks)