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POLICE OFFICER

(Entry Level)

Plymouth Township is currently accepting applications for the position of Police Officer. (Test Date is March 24, 2017 @ 6:30PM) Applications may be picked up at the Police station (700 Belvoir Rd., Plymouth Meeting, PA) or downloaded from the documents section of our website. 

Deadline to submit application is NO later than 4PM, March 10, 2017.  NO PHONE CALLS.  EOE, M/F

The Plymouth Township Civil Service Commission will conduct an examination on March 24, 2017 to create an eligibility list for the position of Police Officer-Entry Level of the Plymouth Township Police Department. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age before March 24, 2017.

Every applicant for any position in the Police Department shall:
a. possess a diploma from an accredited high school or a graduate equivalency diploma and
b. be a United States Citizen and
c. be physically and mentally fit to perform the full duties of a police officer and
d. possess a valid motor vehicle operator’s license issued by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and e. be qualified for certification by having successfully completed the minimum training and education prescribed by the Municipal Police Education and Training Act (“Act 120”), 53 Pa.C.S.A. §2161, et seq. prior to being selected from any certified eligibility list for a conditional offer of employment.

All applicants must complete a written application for employment. Applications can be obtained from Plymouth Township Police Department, 700 Belvoir Road, Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462 or downloaded from plymouthtownship.org. Completed applications must be hand-delivered to the Plymouth Township Police Department no later than 4:00 P.M. on March 10, 2017 or postmarked on or before March 10, 2017. No exceptions will be made. Applications shall not be submitted by facsimile or electronic mail.

The written examination for the position of Police Officer Entry Level will be held on March 24, 2017, beginning at 6:30 P.M. at the Colonial Middle School, 716 Belvoir Road, Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462. Proper identification required.

Plymouth Township is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of both the Township and the Commission to grant equal employment opportunities to qualified persons without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, age, marital status or non-job related physical or mental handicap, or disability. The Township and the Commission will provide equal opportunities in employment and promotion. A complete copy of the Township’s hiring policy, as set forth in its Civil Service Rules, is available for inspection during regular business hours at the Township Building, 700 Belvoir Road, Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462.