Applications for South River police dispatcher position are due by Feb. 28




The South River Police Department is accepting applications for the position of full-time police dispatcher.

The position is a non-sworn position under the direction of the chief of police that is responsible for, but not limited to, receiving and dispatching emergency and non-emergency police, fire and EMS calls for service by telephone, radio and/or computer, and providing information to the public.

Minimum qualifications:

• Must be a United States citizen

• Must be 18 years of age or older

• Must possess a minimum of a high school diploma or a GED equivalent

• Must have vision and hearing adequate to perform essential job functions

• Must possess a valid New Jersey driver’s license in good standing

• Must be able to pass an extensive background check

Applicants should have the ability to:

• Work 12-hour shifts (days, nights and weekends)

• Work and multitask in a fast paced, stressful environment

• Read, write and comprehend the English language

• Effectively communicate

Preliminary employment applications can be obtained online at or in person from 8:30 4:30 p.m. weekdays at South River Borough Hall, 48 Washington St., South River.

All applications must be submitted in person between 8 a.m. and 4p.m. at South River Police Headquarters, 61 Main St., South River. The deadline for submission is 4 p.m. on Feb. 28.