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The Township of Burlington is seeking a professional law enforcement leader who will be responsible for further developing the police department’s vision, mission, and values.  

The successful candidate will have significant experience, training, and education in law enforcement with the ability to demonstrate knowledge and skills in administrative, supervision, budget, and management principles.

The candidate will need to be able to communicate, train, and ensure the application of law enforcement principles, practices, and techniques to include community policing and data-driven approaches to maintaining a safe community.  In addition, the candidate must be able to demonstrate skills in motivating all levels of the police department staff and be pro-active by encouraging participatory involvement when developing and implementing projects and programs.  Knowledge and experience in the Emergency Management field will also be considered beneficial.

A successful candidate needs to demonstrate the ability to constructively work with other members of the township management team, as well as establish and maintain a positive working relationship with other community groups and organizations.

This is strictly a Mayor’s appointment with concurrence from Council.  Interested parties will be required to submit their resume and salary expectation to or Burlington Township HR Office, 851 Old York Road, Burlington, NJ  08016 by December 10, 2021.  

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