FULL TIME POLICE OFFICER
NORTH HUNTINGDON TOWNSHIP
North Huntingdon Township is a growing community of 31,800 people located in Westmoreland County and the Norwin School District. The Township is approximately 28 square miles and is located 19 miles east of Pittsburgh and 13 miles west of Greensburg and there is convenient access to major highways, US Rt30 and the Pa Turnpike Exit 67.
Qualified persons are invited to apply to the Township of North Huntingdon Civil Service Commission to take competitive examinations leading to eligibility for appointment as a Full Time Patrolman for the North Huntingdon Township Police Department.
Candidates at the time of application must: (1) Possess a diploma from an accredited high school or a graduate equivalency diploma (GED); (2) be Act 120 Certified under the Municipal Police Officers Education and Training Act (Act 120), or shall have successfully completed Act 120 Training and successfully passed the final exam, thus being eligible for Act 120 Certification, once hired by the Township; (3) be a United States Citizen; (4) be physically and mentally fit to perform the essential duties of a police officer; ( 5) be at least twenty-one (21) years of age; and ( 6) possess. a valid motor vehicle license and be legally eligible to operate a motor vehicle in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Successful applicants must also meet all the requirements of the Township's Civil Service Rules and Regulations that will include a background investigation, and if extended a conditional offer of employment, be required to successfully pass a physical and psychological examination.
A fulltime police officer, after hire may live anywhere within a 10-mile radius of the police station.
An application form and details of the selection process may be obtained at the North Huntingdon Township Building beginning on October 22, 2021, located at 11279 Center Highway, North Huntingdon, PA 15642 or on the Township web page. A completed application, with a $50.00 non-refundable application fee, must be filed at the aforesaid Township Building by 4:00 P.M., November 8, 2021.
Qualified candidates will be notified in writing after November 8th, 2021 concerning the date, time and location of the Physical Agility Test and Written Test.
An Equal Opportunity Employer
Application Packet: Police Officer Application Packet