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Full-time Police Officer

Lower Pottsgrove Township Police Department - Pottstown, Pennsylvania

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Salary Information

Entry Level Salary:
$35,693.00 annual
Top Pay:
$60,691.00 annual

Job Description

Full-time police officer working 12-hour, rotating shifts. Duties include general patrol functions, crime deterence, traffic enforcement, accident investigation, basic criminal investigation, & community relations activities.

Additional Information

Lower Pottsgrove Township Police Department is accepting applications for full-time police officers in order to update its Civil Service eligibility list.

Lower Pottsgrove Township is located in Western Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, about 40 miles outside of Philadelphia, PA. The township covers an area of approximately eight square miles. Demographically, the township consists of a balanced combination of residential and business districts, with several high-density housing complexes. The township has an estimated population of 13,000 residents and expected to continue growing with proposed residential construction.

Starting salary range is $35,693 to $46,233 depending on prior law enforcement experience. Full benefits included as specified in current police contract. Interested candidates can call (610-326-1508) for further inquiries.

Applications may be obtained from the police department, between 8:00AM and 4:00PM, Monday through Friday. A $25 application fee is required with the completed application. Deadline for submitting applications & required application fee is Friday, October 20, 2006 at 4:00PM. Lower Pottsgrove Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Requirements

  • Age: - Minumum age 18
  • Education: - High School graduate & MPOETC Act 120 Municipal Police Certification ; Incentives for college graduates
  • Experience: - No prior police experience required
Minimum qualifications for the position of police officer are as follows: Applicants must be at least 18 years of age; must have current MPOETC Act 120 municipal police certification to apply. Applicants must successfully complete written, oral, physical agility, medical & psychological examination, polygraph examination and thorough background investigation.

Contact Informaton

Chief Mike Shade

Lower Pottsgrove Township Police Department
2199 Buchert Road
Pottstown, Pennsylvania 19464
phone: (610) 326-1508

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