Kingston Township - ACT 120 Certified Police Officer

Kingston Township Police Department (PA) - Shavertown, Pennsylvania

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Salary Information

Entry Level:
$40130 annual
Lateral Transfer:
$45377 annual

Job Description

Kingston Township Police Department

POLICE OFFICER (Act 120 Certified)

Kingston Township is hiring and currently accepting applications for the Police Officer Eligibility List. 

The Kingston Township Police Department is a Pennsylvania Chiefs of Police Association Accredited police department employing full-time personnel only.

High School Diploma required, higher education preferred; valid Pennsylvania Act 120 Police Officers Certification; minimum twenty-one (21) years of age; valid Pennsylvania Drivers License; and U.S. Citizenship.  Documentation verifying all qualifications must be submitted with application.  In addition, applicants shall not have a criminal record. ++**Candidates who receive a conditional offer of employment may be subject to truth verification analysis, i.e. computer voice stress analysis or CVSA.++

The current Kingston Township Collective Bargaining Agreement includes the starting salary of $40,130 an increase after six (6) months to $45,377, and annual increases until base salary is reached in addition to years of service increases. The base salary of a Police Officer with five or more years of service with the Department in 2023 will be $71,469. The Bargaining Unit member shall be required to establish residence within ten (10) air miles of the nearest Kingston Township border within thirty-six (36) months after date of hire.           

A non-refundable application fee of $50 is required with the submission of the completed application. 

Completed applications must be submitted online via by Thursday, May 7, 2020 before 3:00 pm. A physical agility test will be held on Wednesday, May 13, 2020 at 09:00 am. The test will be based on M.P.O.E.T.C. standards and will be held at the Dallas Senior High School Mountaineer Stadium, track and field complex located at 2030 Conyngham Avenue, Dallas, PA, successful candidates will then proceed to a written examination to be administered on Monday , June 15th, 2020 at 6:00 pm at the Kingston Township Administration Office (2nd floor) 180 East Center Street, Shavertown, PA  18708 and oral interviews during the week of July 20, 2020  also at the Kingston Township Administration Office.

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Job Requirements

  • Age: 21
  • Education: High School Diploma or GED
  • Experience: Certified

Contact Informaton

Emma H

Kingston Township Police Department (PA)
180 E Center St
Shavertown, Pennsylvania 18708-1514
phone: 8557202777

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