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Special Law Enforcement Officer (SLEO I/SLEO II)


The Demarest Police Department is accepting applications for the position of Special Law Enforcement Officer Class I and II. This is a part time position – no benefits.  Candidates must possess a current SLEO I/SLEO II certification at this time due to COVID-19.  

SLEO officers employed by the Demarest Police Department are utilized to perform various security and traffic related duties throughout the borough of Demarest. 


Minimum qualifications for SLEO I/SLEO II personnel:

·       Must be legally permitted to work in the United States;

·       Must be a resident of the State of New Jersey; 

·       Must be at least 18 years of age;

·       Must possess and maintain a valid New Jersey driver’s license;

·       Must be able to read, write and speak the English language well and intelligently, and have a high school diploma or its equivalent;

·       Must be sound in body and of good health and be able to perform the physical functions of the duties assigned;

·       Must be of good moral character and shall not have been convicted of any crime or offense involving moral turpitude (dishonesty) or a crime or offense that would render him/her unfit for duty;

·       Must successfully undergo psychological testing, drug testing, and medical examination


Hiring Process

·       Preliminary application;

·       Formal Interview; 

·       Background Investigation;

·       Medical Examination, Psychological Profile, and Drug Testing