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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.

Application and Supplements

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

Montclair Employment Application (Fillable) (Printable with Lines)

If applying for Police Officer or Positions working with Children (Recreation or Learning),
the following is also required:

Supplemental Questionnaire for Police Officer (Fillable) (Printable with Lines)

Supplemental Questionnaire for Recreation and Learning Positions (Fillable) (Printable with Lines)

Learning Positions: Montclair After School Program Employment Application Supplement also required.
After School Program Application Supplement (Fillable) (Printable with Lines)

Note: Please save Application and/or Supplemental Questionnaires to a local drive.  You can then open to complete and re-save your answers for submission.  "Fillable" versions allow you to type in your answers, but must be printed out for a physical signature.  "Printable" versions have lines to fill in your answers by hand or typewriter.  All applications must have a physical signature (not digital signature), emailed pdfs and faxed copies showing the physical signature will satisfy filing deadlines.

JobTypeApplication DeadlineSalary
Firefighter/ParamedicFull TimeOpen Until Filled$4,679 - $5,687 + $696.90/mo. Paramedic Stipend
Learning LeaderPart TimeOpen Until Filled$13.83 - $16.81/hr (Two-year Grant position)
Police CadetPart TimeOpen Until Filled$12.44 - 14.40/Hr.
Police DispatcherFull TimeOpen Until Filled$3,959 - $4,812/mo.
Police Officer (Entry-level)Full TimeOpen Until Filled$5,670 - $6,892 ($5,352/mo. salary while enrolled in the 20-week Police Academy)
Police Officer (Lateral)Full TimeOpen Until Filled$5,670- $6,892/ Mo.
Reserve Police Officer level III and II Part TimeOpen Until Filled$150 Per Month (Plus City Pays for uniforms and equipment)
Substitute Learning LeaderPart TimeOpen Until Filled$12.50 - $15.19/hr. (Grant funded position)