Part TIme Police Application

DIVISION:  Patrol 

POSITION: Part Time Certified Law Enforcement Officer

HOURS: Mostly 1800-0600 everyday, plus as needed to cover sick leave, vacations, training days, and special events. There may also be Saturday and Sunday 0600-1800 shifts available in the future.

PART TIME SALARY for 2022: Varies depending on level of experience $20.21-$31.20

JOB DESCRIPTION:  This position involves protecting the public and preserving the peace. As a Police Officer, you need to interpret and enforce all applicable federal, state and local laws, general orders, directives, and policies and procedures of the Police Department. The Police Officer must be able to work independently under limited supervision. Part time officers work on an as needed basis that will include weekends and holidays. Applicants must have successfully passed the Municipal Police Officers’ Education & Training Commission (MPOETC) certification and obtained his ACT 120 certification number.


Must be a legal citizen of the United States.  Must be 21 years or older.   Must have a High School Diploma or equivalent.   Possess a valid Pennsylvania Driver’s License.  Possess a Social Security Card.  If previously a member of the Armed Forces of the United States, service and discharge must be honorable or under honorable conditions.  Be of good moral character, having no felony convictions; no misdemeanor convictions involving moral character, perjury, or false statement. 


Applications can be picked up in person at the Caernarvon Township Police Department Office, 3307 Main Street, Morgantown, PA 19543 or online at . Applicants must submit a the prescreen application to the Police Department Administrative Assistant, applications must be notarized and be submitted with a $25.00 application fee.

The hiring process will include, interviews, background check, a medical and psychological exam.

NOTICE:  All conditions of this job posting are subject to the Chief of Police’s discretion. The Caernarvon Township Police Department is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin nor disability.