Police Application


DIVISION:  Patrol 

POSITION: Full Time and Part Time Certified Law Enforcement Officer

HOURS: Full Time, 42 hours per week, Part Time, hours are as needed.


Probationary Officer $76,680.24

2nd Year Officer $86,246.16

Full Rate Officer $95,833.92

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 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 www.caernarvon.org. Applicants must submit the application to the Police Department Administrative Assistant, no later than 4pm on July 31, 2023.

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.

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