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Cadet/Recruit Police Officer

Montgomery Township Police Department - Montgomeryville, Pennsylvania

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Salary Information

Entry Level Salary:
$40,949.00 annual
Academy Graduate:
$56,000.00 annual
Top Pay:
$78,394.00 annual

Job Description

The Montgomery Township Police Department has announced the opening of the 2008 Hiring Period. The Police Department will begin accepting applications to fill existing vacancies on September 5, 2008. Base salary for Cadet - $40,949; base salary for Recruit with Pennsylvania Act 120 Certification - $56,005; base salary for First Class Police Officer (3 Years with the department) - $78,394.


Minimum age 21, good physical condition, proportional height and weight, High School graduate (or equivalent). Must be able to perform essential job functions and complete a competitive process consisting of physical and psychological examination.

Benefits include: pension, dental, prescription, vision, medical, life insurance, paid vacation, court time, longevity pay, education bonus, uniforms and cleaning.

Applications can be obtained in person at the Montgomery Township Police Department, or may be downloaded from the internet by visiting the Montgomery Township Website: www.montgomerytwp.org/departments/police/career.aspx.

Applications must be returned to: Montgomery Township Police Department, 1001 Stump Road, Montgomeryville, PA 18936-0068.

Applications must be returned by October 2, 2008.

Montgomery Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Additional Information

GENERAL INFORMATION: Montgomery Township is located approximately 15 miles northwest of the City of Philadelphia, PA. This suburban department has an authorized strength of 35 sworn officers and 10 civilian Communications and Administrative Staff. The Department provides police service to a highly commercialized township of 10.6 square miles and a resident population of 27,000+. In addition to the traditional Patrol Division, the Department consists of an Administrative Division (which maintains our own 24/7 Communications Center and support services), Detective Division, Accreditation Unit, Canine Unit, Bicycle Patrol Unit, Community Policing Unit, Highway Safety Unit, and Special Weapons and Tactics Team.

Note: Members of the Patrol Division staff our Specialty Units.

Job Requirements

  • Age: 21
  • Education: High School graduate (or equivalent).
  • Experience: Not Required

Contact Informaton

Scott Bendig

Montgomery Township Police Department
1001 Stump Road
Montgomeryville, Pennsylvania 18936
phone: (215) 362-2300

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