To be eligible for consideration for employment as a Class II Special Law Enforcement Officer, all applicants must have the following qualifications and/or requirements:

1.     Must be 18 years old at the time of requesting an application

2.     Must be able to read and write the English language

3.     Must have a high school diploma or its equivalent

4.     Must be sound in body and in good health and have good moral character

5.     Must obtain a medical questionnaire from the Wildwood Police Department and

have it completed by a licensed physician, at the applicant’s expense

6.     Must not have been convicted of any offense involving dishonesty or making

him/her unfit to perform the duties of his/her office

7.     Must pass a background investigation

8.     Must pass a physical examination

9.     Candidates will be paid $7.50 per hour while attending the police academy

10.   The Wildwood Police Department will supply a duty weapon and any other

equipment needed during your training; most clothing will be the responsibility of

the recruit

11.   Must supply your own transportation to the police academy

12.   Candidates are required to attend all classes at the police academy

  • Full time class dates are early-May to the beginning of July; Monday through Saturday
  • Part time winter academy begins at the end of December until Mid-May (three nights a week and all day on Saturday)

13.    Class II Special Law Enforcement Officers are required to work a forty to forty-

eight hour work week, with a pay rate of $10.00 per hour.

FAILURE TO COMPLETELY FILL OUT THE APPLICATION WILL RESULT IN AUTOMATIC REJECTION OF YOUR APPLICATION