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Posted on: March 9, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Application Available: Position of Police Officer

POLICE HIRING

Civil Service Examination

   West Norriton Township

 Police Officer


Application forms are available at the West Norriton Police Department, 1630 W. Marshall Street, Jeffersonville, Pa., between the hours of 9:00 A.M. and 8:00 P.M. weekdays from Monday, March 9, 2020 until Friday, March 27, 2020.  Applications are also available on-line at www.westnorritontwp.org.


Completed applications must be filed in person with the Police Department, during regular business hours, weekdays between 9:00 A.M. and 8:00 P.M. by Friday, March 27, 2020.  Applicants must follow all instructions listed in the application packet. Completed applications which do not include all attachments requested will not be accepted.


There will be a fee of thirty-five dollars ($35.00) per applicant.  This payment which is non-refundable, must be either by check or money order, made payable to West Norriton Township.  No cash will be accepted.  The fee must be presented at the same time the completed application is filed.  Any check presented to West Norriton Township and subsequently found to be invalid for any reason (i.e., insufficient funds, closed account, etc.), will disqualify the applicant from proceeding further in the testing procedure.


Upon acceptance of the completed application by the Police Department, the applicant will be eligible to start the testing procedures.  A study guide will be provided by West Norriton Township.


The written and physical agility tests will be held Saturday, April 4, 2020, beginning at 9:00 A.M.  When the completed application is returned, the applicant will be given information regarding reporting time and location of the tests.  The criteria for the physical agility test requirements are provided to the applicant with the application.  The written test will be given first.  Upon completion of the written test applicants will proceed to the physical agility test.  The agility test is pass/fail.  Applicants should wear clothing appropriate for the physical agility test to the written test. 


No one will be admitted to testing after the stated start time, for any reason.  Make sure that you are on time. 


The written test equals seventy percent (70%) of the total score. Results of the written portion of the test will be posted within two (2) weeks of the date of the test in West Norriton Township Administration Office and the Police Department public areas.  No results will be given over the phone.


At a minimum, the top ten successful candidates of the written test will be notified by U. S. Mail of the date, time and location to appear for their oral interviews.  The oral interview equals thirty percent (30%) of the total score.


Final scores will be posted in the West Norriton Township Administration and Police Department offices, 1630 W. Marshall Street, within seven (7) working days after completion of the oral interview portion of the testing process.  No results will be given over the phone.


The Rules and Regulations of the Civil Service Commission establish the following eligibility requirements:

  • Citizen of the United States
  • Twenty-one (21) years of age or older
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Current valid Pennsylvania Operator’s License by date of hire
  • Persons currently enrolled in a certified Act 120 Program may apply
  • Applicants must possess a current Act 120 Certification or must have graduated from an accredited Act 120 Program by the date of appointment.

The Civil Service Commission reserves the right to reject any applications deemed not to be in the best interests of West Norriton Township.


An Equal Opportunity Employer

Minorities Are Encouraged To Apply

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