Part TIme Police Application

DIVISION:  Patrol 

POSITION: Part Time Certified Law Enforcement Officer

HOURS: Part Time, hours are 1400-0200 and as needed.

PART TIME SALARY for 2021: Ranges from $20.21 to $31.20 based off of previous experience and Chief recommendation.

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. Officers work a set shift (bided on by seniority) 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 possess Act 120 certification with a minimum of 2 years police experience. 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. 

APPLICATION PROCESS: Applications can be picked up in person at the Caernarvon Township Police Department Office, 3307 Main Street, Morgantown, PA 19543 or online at

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.