LOWER SWATARA TOWNSHIP POLICE
POSITION VACANCIES FOR POLICE OFFICER
This testing process will include a written test, physical agility test, oral board, polygraph examination, background investigation, physical examination, drug screen and psychological evaluation.
Each applicant for this position shall be at least 18 years of age at time of application and possess a diploma from an accredited high school or graduate equivalency. In addition, each applicant must be a United States citizen, be physically and psychologically able to perform the essential functions of a police officer, and, prior to appointment and during his or her employment with the Township, possess a valid motor vehicle operator's license issued by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Applications can be obtained by emailing Chief Dominic Visconti at email@example.com or in person at 1499 Spring Garden Dr. Middletown, Pa. 17057
APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY THE LOWER SWATARA TOWNSHIP POLICE DEPARTMENT BY FEBRUARY 28, 2023 AT 1600 HRS.
Lower Swatara Twp. Police Officer Position Vacancies
From $51,561.59 a year
Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
Long-Term Disability Benefits
Professional Liability Insurance
Paid Time Off
-Must be a United States citizen and 18 years of age or older as of February 28th, 2023.
-Must have a valid Driver’s License. [Out-of-state applicants must obtain a valid Pennsylvania Driver’s License within 60 days of hire.]
-Must possess a High School Diploma or equivalent.
-Must be capable of possessing the requisite skills, knowledge, and abilities of a police officer.
-In addition, you must be physically and psychologically able to perform the essential functions of a police officer and be of good moral character.
-Must pass a written examination and a Physical Agility Test to continue with the selection process.
-Must conform to Lower Swatara Twp’s Operations Directive 31.1.03 A. -Body Modification-Tattoos and Branding which reads:
1. Tattoos, branding, or any other type of physical modification is not permitted on the
face or visible part of the neck. Tattoos, branding, or other types of physical modification on
either arm below the elbow must be covered by a long sleeve uniform shirt or other garments compatible and appropriate with the uniform or other work attire. All members of
the department must conform to this policy including personnel assigned to the Criminal
Investigation Unit or any other special assignment.
-Upon hire, officers must complete a minimum one-year probationary training period.
The application must be obtained by contacting Chief Dominic Visconti via:
-Phone-- 717 939 0463
- Or appear in person at 1499 Spring Garden Dr. Middletown, Pa.
The deadline for submitting applications is 4 pm on February 28, 2023
All applicants will receive additional information prior to the testing process.
Lower Swatara is a township of the first class and the selection process will be held in accordance with the regulations of the Township Civil Service Commission.
Equal Opportunity Employer - The Lower Swatara Township Police Department does not discriminate on the basis of Age, Gender, Marital Status, Race, Color, Creed, National Origin, Political Affiliation, Religion, or Disability. Any person needing accommodation per the Americans With Disabilities Act during the application process contact 717 939 0463.